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Kachemak Bay State Park

Alaska, Homer, Homer, AK 99603
+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%
  • Poor0%
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“saddle trail” (15 reviews)
“water taxi” (45 reviews)
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Alaska, Homer, Homer, AK 99603
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"saddle trail"
in 15 reviews
"grewingk glacier"
in 18 reviews
"water taxi"
in 45 reviews
"icebergs floating"
in 5 reviews
"halibut cove"
in 8 reviews
"kachemak bay"
in 12 reviews
"easy trail"
in 2 reviews
"floating ice"
in 2 reviews
"beautiful hike"
in 4 reviews
"moderate hike"
in 2 reviews
"well worth the effort"
in 2 reviews
"black beans"
in 7 reviews
"kayak rentals"
in 2 reviews
"maintained trails"
in 2 reviews
"wild berries"
in 2 reviews
"dolly varden"
in 2 reviews
"sea otters"
in 8 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days 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
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Reviewed 6 days 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
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank waynerellison
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Reviewed 4 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
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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
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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

17  Thank Danielle R
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Reviewed 25 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
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Reviewed 2 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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Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Took a water taxi over to the park to hike to the glacier lake. It’s about 3 1/2 miles from the drop off site. The trails is fairly flat and easy to navigate. The lake is like nothing I’ve ever seen before, beautiful. The hike...More

1  Thank SandyMinnesota
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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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Hoang N
18 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
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