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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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  • Very good7%
  • Average1%
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“saddle trail” (15 reviews)
“water taxi” (45 reviews)
Alaska, Homer, Homer, AK
+1 907-262-5581
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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
Reviewed 25 June 2017

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

4  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
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Take water taxi across the bay to Glacier spit. Lots of walks in variable terrain. Hike Glacier Trail, well worth it.

Thank 474fred
Reviewed 8 August 2016

We loved this hike! We even saw orcas on our return in the water taxi. The woods was full of flowers and the lake with the beautiful blue glacier was spectacular.

2  Thank InkyB123
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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