Want to go fishing? The salmon rich Ship Creek very conveniently runs out of the mountains and into Downtown Anchorage. During summer salmon runs the picking can be truly impressive. You’ll need to buy tickets for the derby at the Derby Cabin next to Comfort Inn though. Bird watching near the creek is also rich, especially at low tide, when the winged creatures come out to skip along the mud. Or if you just feel like relaxing, check out the Ship Creek Overlook, a nice if small park over the water.
Ship Creek Travel Tips
- Prepare to get seriously muddy.
- The best time to fish is two hours before and after a tidal change.
- You need to have fishing licence to fish.
- Park at the parking lot near the dam across the bair shack.
How to Reach Ship Creek
- Bus 14 stop A Street & 3rd Avenue NNE.
- Bus 45 stop 3rd Avenue & Barrow WNW.
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0.84% of people who visit Anchorage include Ship Creek in their plan
33.33% of people start their Ship Creek visit around 5 PM
People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Ship Creek
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Ship Creek
Ship Creek Reviews & Ratings
DON'T GO HERE!!! 2 GOOGLE SHIP CREEK OVERLOOK PARK. 2 We are also victims....
DON'T GO HERE!!! GOOGLE SHIP CREEK OVERLOOK PARK.
A great spot to hit up for a quick break from the daily grind. Now if I could just land me a king!
Lots of people
ship creek has black sand cottonwood trees. the waters pretty cold. i saw r.i.p on the trash can and a name on it. stabbed tents