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“Loving Kachemak!”

Ranked #1 of 30 things to do in Homer
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 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.
Reviewed 20 August 2018

We spent a week in Homer AK right on the Kachemak Bay. WOW! Not to be missed! We hung out on the Homer Spit, when halibut fishing, dined at some truly unforgettable places and met the locals. The beauty of this place with three glaciers across the bay from Homer is amazing. Don’t be surprised to see moose on the streets. We plan to return and spend a few months here when we retire - we’ve been to many places in AK and love it here the best.

Thank WestinGeorgia
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"icebergs floating"
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"blue ice"
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"family hike"
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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 to get close to a glacier.

Thank Don M
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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 spray! Go early enough so if you miss your water taxi you will have time to catch another one. Verizon works over there

1  Thank betsy r
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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 for a day of hiking the many great trails, from easy to difficult. Of course, the best is to reserve a forest cabin or go back-packing. Since there is no road access, the trail use is fairly light. You will get a real wilderness experience.

2  Thank Maynard G
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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
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