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Alaska Department of Natural Resources

Division of Parks & Outdoor Recreation

Kenai River

Kenai Region

Ninilchik Beach Day Use Area

Ninilchik Beach Day Use Area


Seasonal Outhouse


★ ATV Riding
★ Boat Launching
★ Fishing

This is a popular beach for razor clamming, however, due to management concerns, the area is currently closed to clamming. During minus tides there is access to the clamming beds adjacent to the campgrounds. Use caution when working these two areas during incoming tides and please guard against over-exertion. There is a day-use parking area at Ninilchik Beach.

135.5 Sterling Highway

Driving Directions:
Take the Seward Hwy South, at the cut-off bear right onto the Sterling Hwy. Located at milepost 135.5 of the Sterling Hwy.

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
DNR Public Information Center:
(907) 269-8400
DPOR Director's Office:
(907) 269-8700