Information About

Hope

Quick Facts

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Location

60 ° 55' 13" N,
149 ° 38' 25" W

Region

Kenai Peninsula

Elevation

43 ft (13.11 m)

Uses

Hope in Detail.

About

population 44, on N end of Kenai Peninsula, near mouth of Resurrection Creek, 7 mi. NW of Sunrise, Chugach Mts.

History

Mining camp. called "Hope City," established about 1896. The population was 44 in 1920; 15 in 1930; 71 in 1939; and 63 in 1950. The Hope post office was established in 1897 (Ricks, 1965,p. 27).

Places Near Hope
Airports:

Wolf Peak,

Bays:

Turnagain Arm,

Beaches:

Patricks Beach (not official),

Capes:

Beluga Point, Gull Rock, Windy Point,

Streams:

Middle Fork Campbell Creek,

Dams:

Lake -O- the Hills Dam,

Routes:

O'Malley Falls,

Islands:

Halfway Island,

Lakes:

Hidden Lake, Lake Hideaway, Long Lake, Rabbit Lake, Ship Lake, Williwan Lakes,

Locales:

Ball Field, Bidarka, Black Lake Chute, North Wedgie, O'Malley Gully, South Wedgie, Thin White Line, Windboard Love,

Mountains:

Blueberry Knoll, Flattop Mountain, Indianhouse Mountain, McHugh Peak, O-Malley Peak, Ptarmigan Peak, Rainbow Peak, The Ramp, Suicide Peaks, Tanaina Peak, The Wedge, Mount Williwaw, Wolverine Peak,

Parks:

Forsythe Park, Hamilton Park, Little Rabbit Creek Bluff Park, Nancy Park, Oceanview Park, Potter Ravine Park, Rabbit Creek Park, Ruth Arcand Park, Stephenson Park, Storck Park,

Mountain Passes:

Indian Creek Pass, Powerline Pass, South Ship Lake Pass, West Ship Lake Pass,

Peaks:

Peak 3, Cedar Point, Elliot, Extra Point, Falls Peak, False Peak, Flaketop Peak, Homicide Peak, Hope Mountain, Hope Point, Koktoya Peak, Little O'Malley, North Avalanche Mountain, Peak Two, South Powerline Peak, The Sail,

Routes:

Frenchy, Lonestar, Moose, Tributary, Wilson North,

Streams:

Alder Creek, Bay Creek, Bear Creek, Beaver Creek, Bedrock Creek, Bird Creek, Black Creek, Bonanza Creek, Cannonball Creek, Caribou Creek, Clinton Creek, Coeur d-Alene Creek, Cripple Creek, Cub Creek, Donaldson Creek, East Creek, Falls Creek, Fox Creek, Frenchy Creek, Highland Creek, Indian Creek, Island Creek, Johnson Creek, Little Rabbit Creek, Little Survival Creek, McHugh Creek, Moose Creek, Moose Creek, Nelson Creek, Old Woman Creek, Palmer Creek, Pass Creek, Pass Creek, Penguin Creek, Porcupine Creek, Potter Creek, Rabbit Creek, Rainbow Creek, Resurrection Creek, Rimrock Creek, Roaring Creek, Sixmile Creek, Sunrise Creek, Sunset Creek, Taylor Creek, Tributary Creek, Walker Creek, Weber Creek, White Creek, Wildhorse Creek, Willow Creek, Wolf Creek,

Routes:

Alder Trail, Alder Trail Part 2, Anchorage Overlook Trail, Avalanche Peak, Ballpark Trail, Bird Creek Trail, Bird Ridge Interpretive Trail, Bird Ridge Trail, Bird Valley Trail, Blueberry Hollow Trail, Blueberry Loop Trail, Bull Rock Trail, Denali View Trail, Falls Creek Trail, Flattop Mountain Alternate Trail, Flattop Mountain Trail, Gasline Trail, Grand View Trail, Hemlock Knob Trail, Hidden Lake Trail, Indian Creek Pass Trail, Little Omalley Trail, Long Lake Trail, McHugh Lake Trail, Middle Fork Loop Trail, Panorama View Trail, Penguin Peak Trail, Picnic Loop Trail, Powerline Access Trail, Powerline Trail, Ptarmigan Pass Trail, Rabbit Lake Trail, Ship Lake Pass Trail, Silver Fern Trail, Turnagain Arm Interpretive Trail, Turnagain Arm Trail, White Spruce Trail, Williwaw Lakes Trail,

Valleys:

Gold Gulch,

Cities:

Hope, Indian, Knik Heights, Potter Hill, Wibel,