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Address: Kenai Fjords National Park, AK
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This beach area in the Kenai Peninsula is known for its clam digging.

This beach area in the Kenai Peninsula is known for its clam digging.

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Great Scenic Beach

Get your 4 wheel drive into gear and take a drive down the beach where you can get great views of Mt. Redoubt and Mt. Illiamna. We have enjoyed camping out here with friends. It... read more

Reviewed September 22, 2012
blkimmel
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Kenai, Alaska

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memphis, TN
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31 reviews
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Reviewed May 27, 2015

Of all the travels my husband and I have made, Clam Gulch was the first clam digging experience. We've visited two years in a row, and are planning a third. It is easy driving from Soldotna, where there are plenty of motels. (Also, excellent salmon fishing in a city park in Soldotna.) There is a campground just above the beach.... More 

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Huntington Beach, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
Reviewed August 26, 2014

Don't miss the sign from the highway and make a turn at Clam Gulch State Recreational Area! Park and walk down to the beach. You can park by the beach, but could be difficult to go up the steep hill on your way back. Great views from the beach of the volcanoes on the other side if weather permits. When... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed July 31, 2013 via mobile

Clam Gluch is a good place for first time clam digging. You can pitch a tent or RV and walk or drive down to the beach. This place has camp sites mostly for RVs but a handful of tent camp sites. Most of them placed right next to each other so not much privacy. We got lucky and found one... More 

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Kenai, Alaska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed October 25, 2012

Razor back clams.... Fun to chase after them... and they are fast! take your bucket, shovel, boots, gloves and a sack linch and the whole family can feast on some great fried clams or chowder. Do you think Howard Johnson's clam dug?

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Kenai, Alaska
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Reviewed September 22, 2012

Get your 4 wheel drive into gear and take a drive down the beach where you can get great views of Mt. Redoubt and Mt. Illiamna. We have enjoyed camping out here with friends. It gives a panoramic backdrop to good times with good friends.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed July 23, 2012

A somewhat steep walk down to the beach and limited parking kept this one from a better review. We found the clamming at Ninilchik had a whole lot easier access and a bit more charm.

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Dallas/Fort Worth TX
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed June 21, 2012

We visited Alaska and a friend took us clamming at Clam Gulch..How fun, and no cost except the buckets and shovels which our friends had. It was a little difficult at first, those little suckers are fast, but we got the hang of it and before we knew it had a bucket full of razor clams..We took our clams back... More 

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Lake Tahoe (Nevada), Nevada
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Reviewed March 28, 2012

There is not much there, especially when everything is closed in the winter. I believe Clam Gulch Lodge B&B is open, but the other services are shut down for the winter. Like, Kasilof, Ninilchik, and Anchor Point, Clam Gulch, is just another marker on the way to Homer.

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