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Hope Alaska is just 80 miles south from Anchorage around Turnagain Arm. Plan on at least a day in the Hope area for exploring the rich history and taking in the scenic beauty of this unspoiled small Alaskan town. Follow the Hope Highway located about 70 south of Anchorage off of the Seward Highway to the town of Hope, AK. The town is found 17 miles down the road near Turnagain Arm, Sixmile and Resurrection Creek.

Alaska's Original Gold Rush Town

Hope has been voted as "Alaska's Most Friendly Town" and once you visit we think that you too will agree.

  • Many historic building remain from the late 1880's gold rush era. A walking tour of Hope is available for free.
  • Resurrection Creek; very popular for its recreational gold panning area. Gold pans and manual feed sluice boxes are allowed in the Resurrection Creek recreational gold panning area.
  • Porcupine Campground; has been updated with both access road and camp site improvements. Additionally, new restrooms have been installed in 2011 and the first half of 2012.
  • Seaview¬†RV¬†Park and Campground located in downtown Hope by where Resurrection Creek enters Turnagain Arm.

Things to do in Hope Alaska

  • Nova River Runners offers Class V whitewater rafting trips down the Sixmile River.
  • Alaska Gold Prospecting Tours are available from venders on the web.
  • Gold Panning in the Resurrection Creek recreational gold panning area.


Visit Alaska's Historic Past

Henry's One Stop in Hope Alaska located at Mile 15.8 on the Hope Highway, Henry's One Stop offers a motel and RV hookups, groceries, local information and fishing licenses too. Henry's is open all year long.