Cooper Landing is located on the Kenai Peninsula, about 100 miles south of Anchorage. This small town offers a lot to visitors. The scenery is breath-taking. If you drive here from Anchorage, you will see mountains with plenty of scenery and wildlife such as sheep, goats and more. You also have a view of the inlet which offers the chance of seeing whales. Cooper landing is close to the Kenai river, which is famous for its spectacular salmon fishing. Most people target king, silver and sockeye salmon as well as rainbow trout and dolly varden. Fishing is excellent on the river with huge runs of salmon every year. There are plenty of fishing guides to assist you on your trip to Cooper Landing, Alaska.