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Ship Creek

150 Whitney Rd, Anchorage, AK 99501-1615
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A creek located downtown where salmon run up fish ladders.
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  • Average30%
  • Poor6%
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“ulu factory” (9 reviews)
150 Whitney Rd, Anchorage, AK 99501-1615
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Who knew you could find fishing a couple of blocks off the main, tourist streets of Anchorage?! At the right time of year, you can snag salmon. Well kept walking paths, bathrooms and picnic area (tables & chairs) and lush greenery. Nice to fish, walk...More

1  Thank JenMLane
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place to walk along the stream and see fish in the creek. It is in downtown anchorage but you wouldn't know it when you are there. Great place for families to go on walks. It is very peaceful.

Thank U4037CVkimberlyh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were there the 2nd week of June and there was a fishing derby going on. The banks were lined with anglers. It was very interesting and we enjoyed talking to those who had caught some large salmon. We were there during high tide and...More

1  Thank Sharon C
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Banks are lined with fisherman - word is that 4-5 have been caught - today is 5/20 - be sure to check the tide table as high tide is the best viewing - there is a place you can rent gear as well to fish...More

1  Thank Bob S
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Impromptu visit but worth the stop. There was still ice/snow on the creek but slowly melting. Great photo opportunity.

Thank Larry R
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Great plaza near the Bridge Restaurant and Alaska Geographic. Its a cool place to hang out and watch the urban fishery where (when in season) giant king salmon are caught. The Ship Creek Trail also connects to Mountain View to the east. Lots of fun...More

Thank AKMaggie
Reviewed 31 October 2016

I walked along Ship Creek Walkway past the industrial area and over a few bridges ,very interesting area but not really a mainstream tourist attraction.

Thank Iona B
Reviewed 15 October 2016

This place is located about 5 minutes from the Ulu factory and a great place to see salmon goin up stream in the peak season. Unfortunately when l was there l only saw some ducks.You can walk across the river to the other side from...More

Thank JamesKMTan
Reviewed 3 October 2016

We visited on a morning in August; there apparently were no fish really running, or at least we didn't see any. There were a few fisherman around but didn't seem to be much action. Ship Creek is a waterway that runs next to downtown Anchorage....More

Thank SnowyShasta
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Unfortunately the fish were not running. The area is great for a walk and for picture taking. From the bridge you can see the fish ladder too.

Thank Rhonda F
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