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Ninilchik, AK: The name of this picturesque fishing community on the Kenai's west coast means "peaceful settlement by a river." Located approximately 40 miles south of Soldotna, it was settled in the early 1800's by Russian colonists. Some of the old buildings still exist in the Ninilchik village and many descendants of the old families still live here. This old fishing boat lies in the tidal estuary..Today, Ninilchik has become a popular staging area for world class salmon and halibut fishing. Mt. Iliamna and Mt. Redoubt, both active volcanoes, greet visitors to the area. While your are in Ninilchik, be sure to see the experience the historical Ninilchik Village and the Russian Orthodox Church. ..Ninilchik:
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