Season DatesCurrent Status - Open year round
Peak01 Jan 2023 - 31 Dec 2023
Peak01 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024
Alerts and Important Information
- Respect private property. Many of the most inviting beaches and camping sites are privately owned, but not all are posted. Please obey "No Trespassing" signs.
- Practice Minimum Impact. Pack out what you pack in. Where latrines are not available, bury human waste a minimum of 200 feet from trails, campsites, streams, and beaches, and pack out tissue. Please do not discharge waste water into streams.
- Fires are allowed only on beaches and gravel bars, in metal fireplaces provided, or with portable stoves. Use only dead and down wood for fires. No open fires above timberline.
- Hunting and fishing are allowed in the park. Consult regulations, Rangers, or the Alaska Department of Fish & Game for information.
- Pets must be leashed at developed facilities, and under control at all times.
- Fireworks and explosives are prohibited.
- Discharge of firearms is prohibited except for legal hunting, and not within a half-mile of a developed facility, such as a campsite or trailhead.
- Permits are required for any activity or assembly of more than 20 people.
- Equipment left unattended for three days may be impounded unless prior arrangements are made with a ranger.
- Selling of any goods or providing services, without a permit, is prohibited.
- Aircraft landings are allowed in Kachemak Bay State Park on gravel bars, salt water, and designated lakes, except for practice landings. Permits are required for other landing sites. Helicopters may not land without a permit.
- Vehicle use. The use of power boats and aircraft is allowed in certain locations, however, the park is closed to all other vehicles, including bicycles, all-terrain vehicles, and snow vehicles.
- Protect Cultural Artifacts. Removing or disturbing artifacts is illegal and is punishable by fine and/or imprisonment.