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Moose Pass, AK

Moose Pass, AK


Moose Pass, AK

Moving to Moose Pass, AK
If you’re moving to Moose Pass, you’ll be moving to a census-designated place (CDP) in Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska with a population of 219 residents. Just 100 miles south of Anchorage, Moose Pass is surrounded by the Chugach National Forest and is a beautiful sight to see with the gorgeous, picturesque mountains and wildlife surrounding the area. Some of the cities near Moose Pass include: Seward, AK; Anchorage, AK; and Homer, AK. So even though Moose Pass may be a small community, you will be near to these larger cities to find all the amenities that you might need. Moose Pass is a tight knit community with warm welcoming families and for you it will be a great place to call home!

Climate of Moose Pass
One thing you may notice that is different about living in Alaska is the sunlight hours. During summer, there can be as many as 19 hours of sunlight per day and during winter only 6 hours of sunlight per day. Snow is to be expected in Alaska and Moose Pass is no exception with their 82.1 inches per year on average. Along with the snow they also receive 28.2 inches of rain! Average high in July is 67 F while the winter January average low dips down to 12 F. Warm clothes are definitely in order for the winter months, while spring and fall you could wear a light jacket and hat and be quite comfortable! No matter the season, Alaska has beauty to behold at every glance!    

Moose Pass Education
Moose Pass School, which serves grades K-8, had a total enrollment of 18 students in the 2010 school year. The school is operated under the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District in Kenai Peninsula County. Students are taught all core areas plus technology, physical education, music, and the humanities. Another option for schooling chosen by many Alaskans is homeschooling. Alaskan laws are very favorable to the homeschooler and the homeschooling family.

Getting Around in Moose Pass
Moose Pass is located on the scenic Seward Highway and the majority of residents drive their own vehicles or carpool in the area to work or to get around town. In fact, about 67% use these two forms of transportation since there currently is no public transportation. It is easy to find your way around Moose Pass with a total area of only 18.1 square miles! 

Moose Pass Entertainment
There are countless places to see and things to do in and around Moose Pass! From hiking trails to the yearly summer solstice celebration, you will delight in the beauty and blessings of this glorious mountain area! You could choose to camp in the Chugach National Forest or travel to Seward and shop in their specialty shops in town and dine in one of their delicious restaurants. Additionally you might like going to Cooper Landing on the Kenai Lake and River for fishing and camping activities. No matter your choice, you can be sure there are activities for all in Moose Pass! 

Dining in Moose Pass
Some of the best dining in Moose Pass is located within the many Bed and Breakfast spots in the area. Trail Lake Lodge has a great restaurant on location serving hamburgers, Mexican food, salads and delicious breakfast burritos, quesadillas and omelets! Another lodge in the area is Summitt Lake Lodge, which serves good breakfasts such as pancakes with reindeer sausage and home fries, as well as scrumptiously prepared dinners like Halibut and don’t forget the pie, ice cream and lattes at the Ice Cream Shoppe! 

Links for Moving to Moose Pass, Alaska
Moose Pass City Link
Moose Pass Chamber of Commerce
Driver’s License, Permit and State ID

The service center for Moose Pass, AK is located in Anchorage, AK.

Information about Moose Pass, AK

Est. Population: 100
County: Kenai Peninsula
Latitude: 60.4833
Longitude: -149.3667
Zip Codes: 99631