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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...more
Alaska, Homer, Homer, AK 99603
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I did the Blue Ice Trail to Grewingk Glacier in mid June. Several points below. - We hiked all the way to the glacier, and hiked back about 1 mile and camped close to the lake. - The tram was harder than...More

Thank wonyoung
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is a real gem to visit. After arriving by boat taxi, you can explore the area o foot. The glaciers is very pretty and bluish an if you are luck you may see a plank of ice dropping in the water. We didn’t, but...More

Thank Nelson C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Kachemak Bay is an incredible place. The views are so big, its hard to get the right picture! Also great place to see bald eagles, whales, and otters.

Thank Chris R
Reviewed 7 June 2018

Took a water taki to the park and hiked around. Saw so many types of birds and was a gorgeous day to be out and about.

Thank Charlene351
Reviewed 2 June 2018

Both enjoyable experiences Glacier lake trail from Spit trailhead to Grewingk lake and return on Saddle trail was easy hike and Mako water taxi was great to drop off and pick up

1  Thank waynerellison
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Saw many types of bird life on this outing to Seldovia which is a quaint town hosting the Chainsaw Woodcarving Competition on Labor Day Week-end when we were there. On the way back to Homer we saw 15 humpback whales!!

4  Thank Kathy M
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Very pretty .nice drive to see some great sights . plenty of pull offs to look around . don't forget to take your camera

1  Thank jhowie
Reviewed 8 November 2017

This is my first review, but I really enjoyed this hike, so I thought I would share it with others. We came into Homer without any real plans, we just were making a day trip and decided to walk around. We found a little shop...More

18  Thank Danielle R
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Incredible beauty and as a local told us its "The Beautiful Kachemak Bay!" We could visit the area time and time again.

Thank whatablessing
Reviewed 1 October 2017

It pains me that I cannot give this incredible place a 5. Well, of course, it is a 5, but it is severely underfunded because of Alaska's money issues. It has huge deferred maintenance issues... trails, cabins that need TLC. I have enjoyed this beautiful...More

1  Thank kayaklady2
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11 July 2018|
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Response from Chris C | Reviewed this property |
By the dock there are tour agencies who arrange small (eg up to 6-10 passengers) boats to take you half an hour across the bay. I can't recall what it cost but it was cheaper than most day activities in Alaska. I wouldn't do... More
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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
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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