Kasilof, Alaska is located on the east shore of Cook Inlet and has a small population of around 700. It is about 160 miles from Anchorage, or a 3-hour, scenic drive. Dena’ina Athabascans lived in the Kasilof area harvesting the bountiful fish before Russia established a fort there in the late 1700s. Commercial fishing, canneries and fur operations contributed to the growth of Kasilof which was established as a city in 1960, a year after Alaska became a state.

Campgrounds Near Kasilof Alaska

There are three state recreation sites in and around Kasilof, Alaska. These sites allow for boat launches additionally these sites offer day use, parking, bathrooms, hiking and camping.