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60 ° 53' 22.999" N,
149 ° 25' 16" W


Kenai Peninsula

Nearest City



69 ft (21.03 m)

Sunrise in Detail.


on N end of Kenai Peninsula, at mouth of Sixmile Creek, 7 mi. SE of Hope and 52 mi. N of Seward, Chugach Mts.


Mining town founded about 1895 and called Sunrise City; reported in 1898 by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) (1899, map 6). A post office was established here in 1899 but was discontinued in 1918 (Ricks, 1965, p. 62). Present-day maps indicate Sunrise as a site with three or four buildings.

Places Near Sunrise

The Wing,


Bird Point, Snipers Point, Windy Point,


Davis Creek, Middle Fork Campbell Creek,


Bird Glacier, Glacier G210726E60839N,


Baby Candyland, Black Lake Falls, Candyland, Even Hookers Get the Blues, Flame Out, Organ Pipes, Ptarmigan Pillar, Ski Tracks, Water World,


Hidden Lake, Rabbit Lake, Ship Lake,


Bidarka, Black Lake Chute, North Wedgie, South Wedgie, Thin White Line, Windboard Love,


Mount Alpenglow, Bidarka Peak, Bird Peak, Bradley Peak, Indianhouse Mountain, Manitoba Mountain, O-Malley Peak, Ptarmigan Peak, The Ramp, South Yuyanq’ Ch’ex, The Wedge, Mount Williwaw,

Mountain Passes:

Archangel Pass, Bird Creek Pass, Indian Creek Pass, Powerline Pass, Sail Feather Pass, South Ship Lake Pass, West Ship Lake Pass,


Adelie Point, Birds Eye Peak, California Peak, Chinstrap Peak, Crested Peak, Double Top North, East Groundhog Peak, East Kinglet Peak, Falls Peak, False Peak, Fiddlehead Mountain, Fishs Breath, Flaketop Peak, Fresno Benchmark, Hidden Peak, Homicide Peak, Hope Mountain, Middle Kinglet Peak, Nest Peak, North Avalanche Mountain, North Yuyanq’ Ch’ex, Penguin Peak, Shaman Dome, Silvertip, South Avalanche Mountain, South Powerline Peak, Tail Feather Peak, The Sail, West Kinglet Peak,


Bird Ridge, Roaring Ridge, Seattle Creek Headwall, Seattle Ridge,


-1 Bowl, Bermuda Triangle, Cornbiscuit, Frenchy, Fresno, Lipps, Lonestar, Magnum, Moose, Pete's North, Pete's South, Tributary, Wilson North, Wilson South, Zero Bowl,


Alder Creek, Bay Creek, Bear Creek, Beaver Creek, Bedrock Creek, Bench Creek, Bertha Creek, Bird Creek, Black Creek, Block Creek, Bonanza Creek, Canyon Creek, Center Creek, Clinton Creek, Coeur d-Alene Creek, Cub Creek, Donaldson Creek, East Fork Sixmile Creek, Falls Creek, Falls Creek, Frenchy Creek, Fresno Creek, Granite Creek, Gulch Creek, Highland Creek, Indian Creek, Island Creek, Juneau Creek, Lynx Creek, Lyon Creek, Mills Creek, Moose Creek, Nelson Creek, Old Woman Creek, Palmer Creek, Pass Creek, Penguin Creek, Petes Creek, Rimrock Creek, Roaring Creek, Sawmill Creek, Silvertip Creek, Sixmile Creek, Slate Creek, Spokane Creek, Sunrise Creek, Sunset Creek, Taylor Creek, Tincan Creek, Tributary Creek, Walker Creek, Weber Creek, Wildhorse Creek, Wilson Creek,


Avalanche Peak, Bird Creek Trail, Bird Point Interpretive Trail, Bird Ridge Interpretive Trail, Bird Ridge Trail, Bird Valley Trail, Falls Creek Trail, Hidden Lake Trail, Indian Creek Pass Trail, Johnson Pass Trail, McHugh Lake Trail, Penguin Creek Trail, Penguin Peak Trail, Powerline Trail, Ptarmigan Pass Trail, Ramp Trail, Ship Lake Pass Trail, Turnagain Arm Trail,


Gold Gulch,


Indian, Silvertip, Sunrise, Wibel,