Beluga Point Site is an archaeological location along Turnagain Arm of Cook Inlet, near Seward Highway Milepost 110, south of Anchorage, in the U.S. state of Alaska. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places listings in Anchorage, Alaska on March 30, 1978.Take a look at our Anchorage journey website to schedule your visit to Beluga Point and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
Artifacts of the area are evidence of early human habitation. Beluga Point North 1 artifacts are 8,000–10,000 years old and believed to be evidence of the oldest habitation in Anchorage municipality. Various other artifacts at Beluga Point South 1 and 2 are believed to be 3,500 to 4,000 years old, while some newer ones are dated at 600 to 800 years old.
Beluga Point is also a wildlife viewing area under the jurisdiction of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. Beluga whales can be sighted seasonly July through August as hundreds of the cetaceans visit Cook Inlet to feed on the Pacific salmon run.
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The views here are very pretty and perfect to stop at if you are on your way to Alyeska or the Conservation Center! There are plenty of other scenic stops as well on the highway.
The views here are very pretty and perfect to stop at if you are on your way to Alyeska or the Conservation Center! There are plenty of other scenic stops as well on the highway. more »
I turned off the highway here at this stop point just by accident and it was stunning! Didn’t see whales as I’m off season but enjoyable nonetheless.
I turned off the highway here at this stop point just by accident and it was stunning! Didn’t see whales as I’m off season but enjoyable nonetheless. more »
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