Entries by Ninilchik Chamber Of Commerce

the Peddler

the Peddler Arts & Gift shop features 50+ Ninilchik local artists’ handcrafted gift, art and décor. Adore the rustic homesteaders mini-museum, snack on locally crafted sweet treats and goodies, and join them for an occasional evening of great Alaskan entertainment.

Rosco’s Pizza

Rosco’s idea was simple: create fantastic food in a fun, casually Alaskan atmosphere served with genuine hospitality at a price that keeps people coming back. We use top shelf ingredients in our hand crafted pizzas, sandwiches, salads and desserts.

Tide Pool Viewing

During minus tides, the ocean rolls back revealing sandy stretches of beach, spotted with rocks and coal beds that hold educational and entertaining opportunities! Enjoy tide pooling by carefully working your way around rocks (the sand next to some larger rocks is a bit like quicksand, very easy to loose your boots! Flip over small […]

Deep Creek SRA Boat Launch

Deep Creek SRA Boat Launch In the late 1980s, Deep Creek State Park, at mile 138 in Ninilchik, was put on the map of premier saltwater fishing destinations with the opening of this tractor assisted boat launch operation. It is a jointly operated private and Alaska State Parks concession. Open generally from May 1st through […]

Ninilchik Boat Harbor

Many locals and tourists enjoy gathering at the Ninilchik Small Boat Harbor to watch the colorful commercial fleet come in at high tide and “off load” their catch. Though modest, the construction began in 1961 and has been a work in progress ever since as the space incurs massive tide changes, land slides, and floods.  […]

Russian Orthodox Church

Make sure to take a quick detour at mile 134.8 Sterling Hwy. On the ocean side you turn onto Orthodox Road to view the old believers Russian Orthodox Church and its historic cemetery.  Built in 1901, the Holy Transfiguration of Our Lord Chapel is a small idyllic white and green Russian Orthodox church, overlooking the […]

Fishing in Alaska

A very popular site for fishing is the Ninilchik River, especially during the summer. It is about 21 miles long, and is found on the Kenai Peninsula. The Kenai river empties into the Cook Inlet, where the village of Ninilchik is located. World Class fishermen congregate here, in order to catch their renowned halibut and […]