A Stark, Coastal Beauty Ninilchik Village has a stark, coastal beauty.
By Alaskan standards, the village, having been settled by Russians, is an old one.
Ninilchik’s Russian Heritage Ninilchik is a Russian town dating back to the early 19th century.
Several of the homes date from the 1800’s, including the first Russian schoolhouse and the Russian Orthodox church.
Down and Dirty Leaving the Kenai River behind, and heading south to Homer, the Sterling Highway parallels the beaches of Cook Inlet.
It periodically crosses small salmon streams, often surrounded by a cluster of houses dating back to the Russian ownership of Alaska.
Unfortunately, these clams have been recently depleted, and clamming is closed by Fish and Game until the stock can be built back up.Along with dry-docked boats, there are a number of historic, photogenic buildings, including a Russian School House. NINILCHIK, ALASKA MAPS AND FEATURES + Map: Downtown Ninilchik + Map: Sterling Hwy to Homer In Ninilchik, Don't Miss...