Visit the historic gold boom town of Hope AK on the Kenai Peninsula of Alaska
where the legacy lives on as gold prospecting continues to thrive in this small town that has
clung to their past and prospered from the serenity of living history without adapting to the
changes of modern Alaska.
Hope Highway to Sunrise and Hope Alaska
Driving the Hope Highway to the rustic gold rush towns of Sunrise and Hope
Peninsula can be a rush in itself. All too often overlooked and passed by for the more
publicized destinations along the Sterling Highway of Cooper Landing, Soldotna and Homer,
Hope actually has as much if not more to offer in the way of an Alaskan experience that the
If you're heading this way there are a couple of public campgrounds available in Hope and along
the highway. Porcupine
Campground is one of the most
well known of the campgrounds in Hope. Additional camping is available along Resurrection Creek
where a 1.5 mile area is set aside for recreational gold panning.
Gold Panning in Hope Alaska
If you're looking to try some gold panning in Alaska there are few better places than Hope
Alaska on the Kenai Peninsula. After visiting the old gold rush towns of Hope and Sunrise it's
time to discover the gold panning areas of Resurrection Creek.
Alaska Scenic Drives, Hope Highway
This short but scenic highway follows the popular whitewater rafting destination of 6 Mile