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A creek located downtown where salmon run up fish ladders.
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150 Whitney Rd, Anchorage, AK 99501-1615
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Reviewed September 20, 2018

This is a bridge over the water where you can watch dozens of fishermen lined up on both sides of the creek casting for salmon. It was fun watching everyone lined up so close to the next person. How do they keep their lines from...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank NJ2SC
Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

Amazing area with salmon fishing right in Anchorage. Got to see some of the catches of those fishing. Nice trail by the water for a stroll. Restrooms available too at ye parking lot.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank B172VJtarah
Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

Not sure about the negative reviews I see above...this is a bridge over the water to see the fishermen pulling salmon out of the water. It’s cool if you’re wanting a short walk from downtown. I thought it was worthwhile stroll, got to see hundreds...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank aaO576ZK
Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

Called for reservation 5:20pm...message: can’t take your call right now...leave msg and will get back to you....left msg and continued on to location. Arrived 6:10 to find office actually closed at 5pm (NO mention of this in msg). Take late check in info and find...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank BillLenFanjoy
Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

When we wanted to go for a walk, we thought we’d try this trail to get to the hatchery. Getting on the trail, there are tons of people fishing, lining the banks on either side. Once you start walking, the river runs along one side...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank ALLSLC
Reviewed July 9, 2018

No salmon or fishing in Ship Creek. On past visits I felt sorry for the salmon who did not stand a chance with the line up of fisherman. Today fishing was banned and for a good reason. There were no salmon.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Cavydad
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

While standing on one of the bridges over the river, we watch the fisherman in the river fish for salmon. Within a half an hour, a fisherman caught a nice salmon. Pretty cool.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Marc K
Reviewed June 10, 2018

This is a place to go to when they are lots of people fishing. It was very quiet when we went, so try and work out when everyone is fishing, we did not check the tides before going.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank TutinsPony
Reviewed May 2, 2018

We arrived into Anchorage early in the morning in June so we headed straight to Ship Creek. It's a very pretty area and we had lots of fun watching people pull out huge salmon from the creek. It was a great introduction to Alaska and...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Roogrrl
Reviewed November 9, 2017

Ship Creek is a SUMMER attraction. Ship Creek features combat salmon fishing beginning in May (King Salmon) and, as Alaska Fish and Game permits, on into July. Then the Silver Salmon arrive in late-July and this fishing season can run on into September. You MUST...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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