Information About

Race Point

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Race Point on The Map

Location

60 ° 6' 40" N,
149 ° 28' 35" W

Region

Kenai Peninsula

Elevation

2923 ft (890.93 m)

Uses

Race Point in Detail.

About

At the E end of the SE ridge of Marathon Mountain, 1 mi W of Seward, Chugach Mountains.

History

So named in 1965 by the Mountaineering Club of Alaska because "this is the turning point of the Marathon Mountain race held each year on July 4." See Marathon Mountain.

Places Near Race Point
Bays:

Bulldog Cove, Derby Cove, Humpy Cove, Resurrection Bay, Sunny Cove, Thumb Cove,

Capes:

Caines Head, Callisto Head, The Iron Door, Lowell Point, Race Point, Resurrection Peninsula, Sandspit Point, Tonsina Point,

Channels:

Eldorado Narrows,

Cities:

Seward,

Dams:

Lowell Creek Dam,

Glaciers:

Bear Glacier, Exit Glacier, Lechner Glacier, Porcupine Glacier,

Islands:

Fox Island, Hat Island, Twin Rocks,

Lakes:

The Lagoon, Bear Lake, Bear Lake, First Lake, Grayling Lake, Grouse Lake, Little Bear Lake, Long Lake, Lost Lake, Meridian Lake, Preachers Pond, Second Lake, Ski Lake, Troop Lake,

Mountains:

Mount Alice, Mount Ascension, Bear Mountain, Mount Benson, Callisto Peak, Mount Eva, Marathon Mountain, Phoenix Peak, Tiehacker Mountain,

Parks:

Sandspit Point State Marine Park, Sunny Cove State Marine Park, Thumb Cove State Marine Park, Two Lakes Park,

Peaks:

Foundary Peak, Mount Jerry Dixon, Mount Kenny Baker, Lowell Peak,

Ridges:

Resurrection Peaks,

Rivers:

Resurrection River, South Fork Snow River,

Streams:

Bear Creek, Boulder Creek, Box Canyon Creek, Clear Creek, Cottonwood Creek, Fourth of July Creek, Godwin Creek, Japanese Creek, Likes Creek, Lost Creek, Lowell Creek, Martin Creek, Paradise Creek, Placer Creek, Redman Creek, Salmon Creek, Sawmill Creek, Scheffler Creek, Spring Creek, Spruce Creek, Tonsina Creek,

Routes:

Alpine Trail, Beach Access Trail, Caines Head Trail, Exit Glacier Trail, Harding Icefield Trail, Loop Trail, Lost Lake Trail, Primrose Creek Trail, South Beach Trail,

Cities:

Bear Creek, Lowell Point, Woodrow,