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Kachemak Bay State Park

Alaska, Homer, Homer, AK
+1 907-262-5581
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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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Alaska, Homer, Homer, AK
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Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

I had one of the best weeklong vacations of my life. Anchorage to Seward to Homer to Anchorage. Great scenery, great people, great weather!

Thank Eric W
Reviewed 18 August 2017

There are several glaciers you can see along the bay. Take a bay cruise and see the wildlife. maybe even a whale. The islands in the bay are virtually uninhabited. THere is a few houses on the islands with spectacular scenery

Thank cat330
Reviewed 9 August 2017

You need to walk...not hike...across a glacial moraine to a glacial lake occupied by floating ice bergs. Look across the lake to the glacier which calved them. A truly incredible sight! Side walk to a hand powered tram over the glacial outwash river is worth...More

1  Thank Frisco6
Reviewed 8 August 2017

You need a boat to get from Homer to the Kachemak Bay State Park, and you need a guide, plus a good map should you get separated from your guide. The Beowulf made a channel crossing from Homer to Kachemak Bay Wilderness Area, dropping us...More

1  Thank verdiron
Reviewed 6 August 2017

The way to get there is by water taxi. They dropped us off on the beach at the head of the glacier lake trail, first we went to see the hand-pull tram. The best part was the lake with the glacier on the background and...More

1  Thank nbdoc
Reviewed 5 August 2017

We took a water taxi over to the park and hiked the Glacier Lake Trail to Grewingk glacier. Although a popular hike, we only saw a few people on the trail and about 10-12 at the lake. It was a beautiful hike and the glacier...More

Thank Maggie0124
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Going out East End road to where it does end. Road can be pretty rough once you leave the paved part but the scenery is worthy of the drive.

Thank Jim C
Reviewed 22 July 2017 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 20 July 2017

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 17 July 2017

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
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Hoang N
17 August 2017|
Response from love2go2015 | Reviewed this property |
I contacted Bay Roamers, water taxi, pd $74 PP from Homer to State Park; State Park to Halibut Cove. We had dinner at Saltry & pd for their water taxi back to Homer. Left Homer mid day, taxi to Halibut Cove picked us up... More
Hoang N
17 August 2017|
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Response from Frisco6 | Reviewed this property |
Boat from Homer...30 min on boat then hike More eagles on good day