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Kachemak Bay State Park

Alaska, Homer, Homer, AK
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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” (14 reviews)
“great hike” (7 reviews)
Alaska, Homer, Homer, AK
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth the water taxi or scheduled trip. I recommend True North! We had an excellent experience even in cool, rainy weather.

Thank mpilotte
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It takes about 40 minutes to arrive with the helicopter, bears are fishing salmons with their claws, excellent photo and film opportunity, expensive but worth the adventure!

Thank 726Francois
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went over for a day hike and ended up at a beautiful Glacier Lake. On the hike we met birders and hikers tenting by the lake. Depending on where you are dropped off, the hike is either flat and then returning in a challenging...More

Thank spm138
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent 6 days in the area, kayaked basically every day, and got to see bald eagles, sea otter, seals, whales, black bear, jellyfish, and more! It was the best vacation we've ever had. Can't wait to go back.

1  Thank Jessica K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had one of the best weeklong vacations of my life. Anchorage to Seward to Homer to Anchorage. Great scenery, great people, great weather!

Thank Eric W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are several glaciers you can see along the bay. Take a bay cruise and see the wildlife. maybe even a whale. The islands in the bay are virtually uninhabited. THere is a few houses on the islands with spectacular scenery

Thank cat330
Reviewed 9 August 2017

You need to walk...not hike...across a glacial moraine to a glacial lake occupied by floating ice bergs. Look across the lake to the glacier which calved them. A truly incredible sight! Side walk to a hand powered tram over the glacial outwash river is worth...More

1  Thank Frisco6
Reviewed 8 August 2017

You need a boat to get from Homer to the Kachemak Bay State Park, and you need a guide, plus a good map should you get separated from your guide. The Beowulf made a channel crossing from Homer to Kachemak Bay Wilderness Area, dropping us...More

Thank verdiron
Reviewed 6 August 2017

The way to get there is by water taxi. They dropped us off on the beach at the head of the glacier lake trail, first we went to see the hand-pull tram. The best part was the lake with the glacier on the background and...More

1  Thank nbdoc
Reviewed 5 August 2017

We took a water taxi over to the park and hiked the Glacier Lake Trail to Grewingk glacier. Although a popular hike, we only saw a few people on the trail and about 10-12 at the lake. It was a beautiful hike and the glacier...More

Thank Maggie0124
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Hoang N
18 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
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