Captain Cook State Recreation Area is virtually undiscovered by most visitors to the Kenai Peninsula. It offers a peaceful setting of forests, lakes, streams and saltwater beaches. The recreation area can be reached by driving 25 miles north of Kenai on the North Kenai Road to milepost 36.
Motor vehicles are restricted to roads and parking lots to avoid destruction of vegetation and wildlife habitat. All-terrain vehicles, including three-wheelers, are allowed ONLY in designated areas. Snow machines are permitted, except on ski trails, when the snow depth is sufficient to protect vegetation.
Located Near These Regional Cities: Nikiski, Kenai, Kalifornsky, Soldotna, Sterling, Horner