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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
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Alaska, Homer, Homer, AK 99603
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Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Booked a water taxi ($80 round trip) to take me to the park from Homer. The hike to the glacier was easy on mostly flat terrain. The glacier terminates at a lake that has several icebergs of varying sizes floating around. A great day hike...More

Thank Don M
Reviewed 12 August 2018

When you reach the glacier it is overwhelming how beautiful it is. Nothing can prepare you. It is very remote and hard to get there, water taxi or plane. While it is a state park it feels very secluded and you're very alone. Bring bear...More

1  Thank betsy r
Reviewed 6 August 2018

I might be biased... from my home I can look across Kachemak Bay and see Kachemak Bay State Park every day. Boat tours can take you to the shore line to see wild life, but you should take a water taxi and get dropped off...More

2  Thank Maynard G
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Great place to stop to take in the views and walk along the shore. There is parking as well as public restrooms on site.

Thank Madeline K
Reviewed 5 August 2018

Get out and enjoy. Frozen water is the best thing ever! Many black bears up cool little furry creatures!

Thank Sidney907
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Kachemak Bay is so beautiful and full of amazing sites. I’ve lived in Alaska for 8 years and this is one of my favorite places.

Thank DeMarie S
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

You take a marine taxi to get to and from the park. It is about half hour ride. I chose to hike to the lake and was dropped off at Glacier Spit. My taxi operator at my request arranged a friend of his to hike...More

Thank tracey k
Reviewed 22 July 2018

This is a great place to get outdoors and hike. That said, a lot of your enjoyment is dependent on the weather, your preparation for the weather, and your expectations of trail maintenance. The trails are not maintained nearly as well as other locations in...More

Thank robert s
Reviewed 18 July 2018

Hiked Glacier Lake trail to Grewingk Glacier. Slow going at my age, but so worth it. It was a warm sunny day and could not have been more beautiful. Even got to see a young black bear once we reached the cove while waiting for...More

1  Thank Deb B
Reviewed 13 July 2018

We stayed four nights at the overlook cabin in Halibut Cove Lagoon. We watched sea otters, harbor seals, bald eagles, porpoise and loons from the comfort of the cabin and covered porch. The state park hosts at the ranger station were helpful and wealth of...More

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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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Hoang N
17 August 2017|
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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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Response from Frisco6 | Reviewed this property |
Boat from Homer...30 min on boat then hike More eagles on good day
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