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Kachemak Bay State Park

Alaska, Homer, Homer, AK
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This enormous state park, largely unexplored wilderness, includes glaciers, rivers and waterfalls and offers a 10-mile coastline strip that is excellent for fishing and kayaking. Wildlife sightings include puffins, eagles, sea otters, seals, porpoises and whales.
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“saddle trail” (12 reviews)
“great hike” (7 reviews)
Alaska, Homer, Homer, AK
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visitors to the Cosmic Hamlet by the Sea should include a trip across the Bay to the Kachemak State Park, which offers amazing wilderness scenery that can be experienced for a few hours or a week... There's a big network of maintained trails, campsites, and...More

Thank G C
Reviewed 6 days ago

Took a water taxi with Bay Roamers to the hiking trail, went up to the lake with glaciers. Great way to spend the afternoon, but watch for bears!

Thank love2go2015
Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely beautiful. something to see for all ages - be sure to bring a good camera, rain gear (just in case) and binoculars wouldn't be a bad idea to throw in.

Thank teresamullican
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A water taxi from Homer brought us to Glacier Spit and dropped us off at the Glacier Lake Trail. The literature says it is an easy trail. Not really. We are walkers in our 60s, more than hikers. The trail is level, but the rocky,...More

3  Thank Luann H
Reviewed 19 June 2017

What a beautiful place! It's like Grand Teton range on the water. The view is amazing and it goes on and on. We flew over it and kayaked around one of the islands.

Thank Dennis S
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Closest thing to heaven I could imagine... we went horse back riding for 8 hours, yaa my butt was sore... this truly was the best and most amazing thing i did in the 10 days i was in Alaska

4  Thank Donald U
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Take a float plane ride across Kachemak Bay and land in Grewengk Lake where a Naturalist will get your kayak and gear ready to paddle around the icebergs. Learn the history of earthquakes and see for yourself the damage from years ago in Kachemake Bay...More

2  Thank Linnylanechanger
Reviewed 26 September 2016

This whole area is just beautiful. The bay, the hikes, the glaciers. So many pictures were taken. We liked Homer the best . We started at Anchorage and traveled south and hit all the cities. The view (when clear) as you come around the corner...More

Thank Martha and Jim F
Reviewed 1 September 2016

We took a water taxi across Kachemak Bay to the trail head for the Glacier Lake Trail. Although the day was cloudy we were lucky that it did not rain. The trail is easy with just minimal elevation gain. After about 3 miles we reached...More

4  Thank gopherhiker
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Other than breath taking, there are no words that can adequately describe the beauty of this area! Just.... WOW! There are many guides and out fitters to handle newbies to experts. There is something for everyone here!

1  Thank PastorHugh
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8 January 2017|
Response from Kathy O | Reviewed this property |
I think you will really enjoy Homer. There are several places on the Homer spit that rent kayaks, including the Water Taxi's. Sorry, I can't give you a specfic name. KathyO
greg c
7 August 2016|
Response from Mason E | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Most of the Water Taxi companies will transport a kayak for you at a small additional cost. I didn't see anything about canoes. A couple of the Water Taxi companies provide kayak rentals as well. They are all located on... More