The area surrounding Riverhaven is rich not only in wildlife but in the numerous ways to enjoy it. Check out some of these local interests and book an activity before your stay!

Local Interests

1. Scenic Float Trips in Cooper Landing

    By Alaska Rivers Company-(907) 595-1226          

Scenic Kenai river rafting and float trips

2. Glacier and wildlife viewing

   Kenai Fjords National Park Cruise (out of Seward)-(877) 777-4051 (I’ve done this cruise many times myself and I’ve loved it every time. This trip is great in every month. I recommend the National Park Tour that departs at 11:30, cruises to Holgate Glacier and returns at 5:30. This will give you time to have breakfast and a

leisurely drive to Seward in the morning and there’s enough time when you get back to have a quiet dinner at Ray’s Waterfront Restaurant. I recommend reservations for Ray’s and do request a window table so you can see the sea lions or sea otters if they swim by.

3. Cooper Landing Fishing Guides

Longtime local guides who really know the river. 

small, private, and personal.

-Cooper Landing Fish Camp -Tom Lessard

(907) 595-FISH

-Bruce Nelson Float & Fish- (907) 595-1313

-Nick’s Guide Service- (907) 262-3979

-Kenai Cache Outfitters- (907) 595-1401 

Largest tackle and fly shop in the area

-Mystic Waters Flyfishing-  (907) 227-0549      

4.  Hiking Lower Russian Falls Hike

    This is a US forest service trail that is a nice, free hike to an overlook platform viewing the   

Russian River Falls where salmon can be seen jumping the falls. The trail is about 2.5 miles    long (one way) and is an easy walk. Go to the top of the driveway, turn right, go 4 miles and

turn left into the Russian River campground. Follow the back road to the trailhead which will be

on the left.


5. U.S.F.S Hiking trails-(907) 224-3374

There are many trails nearby. For info on Forest Service hiking trails in the area call the

Seward Ranger District at number above.

6. Alaska Horseman Trail Adventures (907) 595-1806   Alex Kime is the owner. Provides short and long distance trail rides right out of Cooper   

Landing. Call for time and info.

7. Flightsee Glaciers or Bears

Call Cooper Landing chamber of Commerce for information on outfitters and references.  This is one of the best ways to see Alaska.