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Alaska Department of Natural Resources

Division of Parks & Outdoor Recreation

Kenai River

Kenai Region

Bishop Creek Day Use Area

Fishing on Kenai Bank


★ ADA Facility - Yes
★ 3,466 Acres
★ Daily Parking Fee - (see fee page)
★ Toilets
★ Water -
★ Picnic sites

Useful Information

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★ Trails
★ Fishing
★ Day Use

Bishop Creek Day Use Area is located in the Captain Cook SRA. The park is virtually undiscovered by most visitors to the Kenai Peninsula. It offers a peaceful setting of forests, lakes, streams and saltwater beaches.

Captain Cook State Recreation Area offers a variety of recreation activities, from canoeing and boating on Stormy Lake to beach combing on Cook Inlet's tide swept shores, bird watching, berry picking, and wildlife observation. The beaches are popular with agate hunters.

36 Kenai Spur Highway

Driving Directions:
The Sterling Highway to Kenai Spur Hwy. Turn on the North Kenai Road. Drive 25 miles north to milepost 36.

Mission Statement

"The Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation provides outdoor recreation opportunities and conserves and interprets natural, cultural, and historic resources for the use, enjoyment, and welfare of the people."

Accessibility Notice

Division of Parks & Outdoor Recreation

Atwood Building
550 West 7th Avenue
Suite 1380
Anchorage, AK 99501
Phone: (907) 269-8700
Fax: (907) 269-8907