The Kenai Mountains-Turnagain Arm of Alaska is now a National Heritage Area. Come travel along the historic trails, tracks, and waterways of one of Alaska’s most scenic places. The valleys and mountains, communities and people of this unique place tell the larger story of a wild place and a rugged frontier. From the geologic forces that shaped the landscape to Native trails, a gold rush, and the eventual building of a railroad and highways, the area reflects the broader history of Alaska as a whole. Let the journey begin here amidst the memories and mountains of the Kenai Mountains-Turnagain Arm National Heritage Area.