Kachemak Bay Water Trail Sites
Homer trailhead/ launch site, Located on Homer Spit behind Pier One Theater, near the Fishing Hole. Full amenities nearby. A new timber frame picnic shelter has been constructed with two accessible parking places, two accessible picnic tables.
Day use area on Homer Spit. Spring bird watching area. Small parking lot.
Small boat launch in Homer, day use. Take Kachemak Drive to Kachemak Bay Research Reserve (KBRR), and a short hike down to beach, road in poor condition and a locked gate prevents vehicle access to the beach. There is room at the end of the gate to haul a kayak on wheels through and down the road to the beach.No camping. Please respect nearby private property to the east.
Cabins, rooms,camping, fire pit, outdoor toilet, creek water but needs to be purified. Dogs allowed outdoors and owners must clean up after their dogs. Check firstname.lastname@example.org or their website Eastland Creek R & R
Private parcel at base of switchbacks at Swift Creek. This historic cabin and surrounding pastures are owned by Mariis (Mossy) Kilcher who is also the owner of Seaside Farm in Homer. Camping in a grove of cottonwoods makes this a great location for starting a kayak trip on the water trail. The campsite has a latrine, fire ring, picnic table, and great views of the Mts. across the bay.
4-wheel drive, narrow, steep trail, road access to upper Kachemak Bay, can launch kayaks at high tide
There are nice campsites on south shore, scenic. Room for 3-4 tents, there are two fire rings, two picnic tables, a bear proof food locker, a latrine, a tent platform and a trail register. A new trail is being developed from the campsite to the opposite side of the island, 3/10 of a mile. As of June 4, 2018 The trail is finished.
very shallow bay, enter and exit at high tide, tent platform, small stream, trailhead
Yurt, trailhead, new bridge, campsite
Very popular beach. Trail to Grewingk, yurt, latrine, primitive campsites
protected lagoon, primitive campsites
Popular campsite, outhouse,
trailhead to Grewingk Lake and Alpine Ridge, no camping
boat landing facility, public use cabins, latrines, campsites, ranger on duty
primitive campsite, trail to China Poot Bay, scenic
point of interest, nesting birds, arch, scenic, no camping or landing
Yurt and campsite, trailhead, very scenic
red salmon dip net site-check with Fish and Game for regs. Primitive campsite
Scenic beach and Haystack Rock, yurt, primitive campsites respect nearby Seldovia Native Assoc. property-most of McKeon Spit
Yurt, small primitive campsite, scenic
Point of Interest, bird rookery, no camping or landing, often sea otters nearby, Please practice good stewardship and don't disturb the birds or animals
nice beach, scenic, trailhead
location-point of interest, head of bay is shallow, primitive campsite, difficult to get to Caution, possible high winds, Sadie 80's at times
primitive campsite near the entrance to Sadie Cove, under the power line on north shore
Very popular beach, campsites, latrine, water, trail to Grace Ridge, Yurt nearby. A new tent platform was added at the south end of the beach last year. 2017 Trails Day crew added a new latrine near the tent platform.
Nice beach, yurt, scenic, steep trail to or from Grace Ridge higher elevations
A small primitive campsite nestled up in the grass where a small tributary enters the bay. Difficult to find unless you are determined.
Site of fish hatchery, busy place during salmon season, trailhead to Jakolof and to Tutka Lake
primitive campsite at head of Tutka lagoon, trail to Jakolof, lagoon is very busy during salmon season. This is not located accurately on the map.
Beautiful small islands to paddle around, they are all private so explore from the water only. Please respect private property
shoreline is private but nice area to explore by small boat, please respect private property
Public dock suitable for larger boats, latrine, no camping, road access to Seldovia, nice bay to explore in a smaller boat. Please respect private property, oyster farms
location point of interest, private property-please respect, interesting shoreline to explore by boat.
location point of interest, potential strong currents with tide change, shoreline is private property, please respect
Nice beach, developed campground, bathrooms, road access to Seldovia, Jakolof Bay
Boat ramp just inside the harbor entrance, no camping but easy access to restaurants and lodging, town amenities
potential future site
Very scenic,beautiful waterfall, primitive campsite, respect nearby private property fire ring, water source
Lovely and popular camp site. Fire ring, room for numerous tents, latrine Scenic.
Established tent site. Fire ring, latrine, water, and trail signs.
Beware, this is not an open bay or lagoon as shown on the terrain map. It is a braided, gravel river bed. It is sometimes floated by small rubber rafts from the lake upstream.
The park has camping sites, water and restrooms. One can drive to it on Jakalof Bay Rd. or land on the beach near and below it then walk up a path to the park. dIt is an uphill walk. The beach landing is about 1/4 mile from the landing at the Outside Beach.
Kachemak Crack, numerous tent sites, latrine, fire ring, some rock climbing with appropriate gear on the hundred foot high rock wall behind the campsite. This is a popular campsite and often crowded.
Historic farm with tent sites and cabins by reservation.
Cabins to rent by reservation. Cabins have heat, electricity, sleep four people in each of four cabins. Potable water, cook shack, flush toilets for cabin guests only, shower house, fire pit, dock. Kayak rental and water taxi service. Pets allowed on a leash, owners must clean up after them.
A beautiful island to paddle around to look for wildlife but it is all private property so explore from the water only. Please respect private property.
Camping along Glacier Spit is allowed but there are no facilities so Leave No Trace methods must be used. This is a sensitive bird nesting area in the spring so it is best to avoid camping here during that time. The spit is exposed to winds from the bay and cold air flow from Grewingk Glacier and Grewingk Creek.
Between Beaches is a VRBO on MacDonald Spit, with a protected beach on the Kasitsna Bay side and a beach on the open ocean. This is a key location for folks paddling from Tutka Bay Area to Seldovia.
An educational field station open to the public with reservations Memorial Day-Labor Day. The Field Station provides Guided Natural History Tours. They have cabins, potable water, a kitchen, fire pit, wood, outdoor toilets, a dock and safe anchoring. Pets are not allowed.
Land's End Resort is a full service resort and restaurant located at the very end of the beautiful Homer Spit. The resort is open year round and has accessible rooms and restaurant. A great place to start or finish your trip on the Kachemak Bay Water Trail. Between the resort and the Condominiums is the preferred launch site for the sit-on kayak fishermen.
True North Kayak Adventures base camp on Yukon Island. Travel from the True North office on the spit by their water taxi to the kayak base for great paddling adventures around Yukon Island, along Eldred Passage and other nearby islands, bays, coves. P.O. Box 2319 Homer, Alaska 99603 1-907-235-0708 email@example.com
The office of True North Kayak Adventures is just off the Sterling Hwy. near Ramp 2 and the public restrooms. Accessibility options available on request.
Bookings for kayak trips, stand up paddle board adventures, water taxi trips can be made here at the office. Wildlife viewing is a specialty. Accessibility options for mobility impaired are available on request.
The Water Taxi office, trips, wildlife, fun
This is a small primitive campsite, a fire ring and a picnic table were recently added. No latrine available, use Leave No Trace practices.
Waterfront rooms to rent overlooking Seldovia Harbor. Seasonal Cafe attached. Reservations are preferred but not required. Kayaks and bicycles to rent are close. Close walk to stores, shops, restaurants, harbor. (907)202-3095 firstname.lastname@example.org Season: May1st to Sept. 15th
www.seldoviabythesea.com email@example.com 907-831-0347
Walking Tours, Birding, Botany, Tide pooling, Photography firstname.lastname@example.org 907-231-6981 PO Box 83, Seldovia, Ak.99663
A delightful log cabin tucked into the forest with views of Tutka Bay and old growth forest of moss covered trees.