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Shuyak Island State Park

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Updated 08/19/2014

Fodor's Review

The 46,000-acre park is one of the most remote and overlooked units in the state parks system. Located at the northern end of the Kodiak Archipelago, it is accessible only by plane or boat. Its rugged outer coastline is balanced by a more protected system of interconnected bays, channels, and passages that make the park a favorite with sea kayakers. It also has excellent wildlife-viewing, especially of seabirds and sea mammals, and top-notch sportfishing for salmon. Wildlife

ranges from Sitka black-tailed deer and brown bears to sea otters, sea lions, bald eagles, puffins, and whales. The park has four public-use cabins but no developed campgrounds; limited hiking trails pass through old-growth coastal rain forest.

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Updated 08/19/2014

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