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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 4 days ago 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

Thank ALLSLC
Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Thank Cavydad
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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.

Thank Marc K
Reviewed 11 June 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.

Thank TutinsPony
Reviewed 2 May 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

Thank Roogrrl
Reviewed 10 November 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

1  Thank kanbaatar
Reviewed 29 September 2017

We stayed at the Comfort Inn which is right next door. We went walking over to see the salmon. Nothing to see as it is the end of the season. Nice little park and walk. Very pretty.

Thank mydonna
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Walking along Ship Creek watching the salmon fight their way up the river is a sight I will never forget. The path is easy to walk and well maintained. Watching the fisherman catching salmon was wonderful fun.

Thank RedheadinCr
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Walked along a short boardwalk to take a look at the creek. It was fun (for a few minutes) to watch the fishermen in their waders. After that there wasn't that much to see.

Thank TravelFan48105
Reviewed 26 August 2017

It was neat seeing all the people fishing in the creek so close to downtown, but it wasn't really that scenic. Maybe it was just the weather, but it looked a little dreary.

Thank interviewtraveler
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