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Hike or Kayak to Caine’s Head, Seward

What: A stunning perch in the Ressurection Bay in Seward worth checking out via kayak and/or hiking. Either way, it is a long way to get there from Lowell Point and the journey is rated as Hard. When to go: Ideally accessed in the peak summer months between June and September. Journey should be a…

Kayak Kachemak Bay, Homer

What: One of the most beautiful bays across from Homer with plenty of opportunities to explore via kayak. When to go: Ideally accessed in the summer months between June and September. How to get there: https://goo.gl/maps/ZLexmEbLKpEM48cs7 Tips: There are various tour operators that offer kayak tours into Kachemak Bay. Alternatively you can take a boat…

Kayak Valdez Glacier, Valdez

What: A massive glacier sitting in the outskirts of Valdez, worth exploring via kayak or canoe. When to go: Ideally accessed in the summer months between June and September. How to get there: https://goo.gl/maps/8AhKA8mR1pe1rwUa6 Tips: You can check this out via your own kayak, or go on a guided tour with a few different companies…

Kayak Kenai Lake, Cooper Landing

What: One of the prettiest lakes in the state, perfect for exploring via kayak. There are so many little coves to explore with a great chance of seeing wildlife from eagles, moose and bear along the way. When to go: Ideally accessed in the warm summer months between June and September. How to get there:…

Kayak Passage Canal, Whittier

What: One of the most beautiful bays in the state, well worth checking out via kayaking. You can rent a kayak in the town of whittier and go explore as far out as you want. When to go: Ideally accessed in the summer months between May and October. How to get there: https://goo.gl/maps/VChygQMSn9Lv1qQi6 Tips: Given…

Kayak Campbell Creek, Anchorage

What: A winding creek running through Anchorage worth exploring on a kayak. When to go: Ideally accessed in the peak summer months between June and September. How to get there: There are many places to put into the creek depending on how far you want to go. A decent trip is to drop in at…

Raft Spencer Glacier Lake, Portage

What: Ride the train to Spencer Glacier lake and raft back down Spencer Creek to get picked up by the train. A great easy way to explore the beautiful Spencer Valley. When to go: Ideally accessed in the peak summer months while the tour is running between June and September. How to get there: https://goo.gl/maps/xT7SYVS3ZaZWXPfd6…

Kayak Eklutna Lake, Eagle River

What: A stunning lake between Eagle River and Palmer that offers a huge area to explore via kayak. When to go: Ideally accessed in the summer months between May and October. How to get there: https://goo.gl/maps/JnktezUdmdcfAwby9 Tips: Even if you don’t have your own kayaks, there is a rental place usually open that lets you…

Kayak Byers Lake, Talkeetna

What: A beautiful lake off the parks highway, offering unparalleled views of the Denali mountain on a clear day. When to go: Ideally accessed in the peak summer months between June and September. How to get there: https://goo.gl/maps/4WuZjXaGfHfXZh456 Tips: Even if you don’t have your own kayak, there is a company that offers rentals right…

Kayak Portage Lake, Portage

What: A beautiful lake with a tidewater glacier, worth exploring via kayak to enjoy many of the waterfalls and beaches around the lake. When to go: Ideally accessed in the peaks ummer months between June and September. How to get there: https://goo.gl/maps/ffj9o2BdrNKisuWs7 Tips: There is a small parking lot (at the link above) which has…