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From the Seward Highway, All-American Road, follow the Sterling Highway as it plays tag with the Kenai River, to the "End of the Road" in Picturesque Homer. The Sterling affords drivers beautiful , natural scenery as well as unlimited recreational opportunities.

Fishing on the Russian River.
© Ernst Schneider, Alaska Div. of Tourism

Byway Highlights

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Jerome Lake
  • Drive along the ice blue-green Kenai Lake until you get to Cooper Landing.
  • Enjoy world-class sportfishing on the Kenai and Russian Rivers.
  • Kenai River float trips and hiking along the historic Resurrection Trail are two great day or multi-day adventures.
  • Skilak Lake Road provides an 18-mile scenic alternate and winds through the Skilak Lake Special Management Area providing camping, canoeing and fishing opportunities.
  • Visit the Cooper Landing Historical Society Museum and learn about the area's history through artifacts, newspapers and videotapes.


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Fireweed along the Sterling Highway


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