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Trails Report for Kachemak Bay State Park: June 23, 2021

Kachemak Bay State Park

Hello, this is Ingrid from Friends of Kachemak Bay State Park with this week's Trails Report released Wednesday, June 23rd.


The current snow line is approximately 2000 feet and bears are becoming active.
Be bear aware and keep food in bear proof containers. 

The following trails are clear and passable:
China Poot Lake Trail is clear.
The flooded area at mile two is passable with hip waders, 
The Coalition Trail, Diamond Creek Trail,
Estuary Trail and Glacier Lake Trail are also clear. 

Tutka Hatchery Spur Trail, Tutka/Jackalof Trail and Tutka Lake Trail are all passable.
Grewingk Tram Spur Trail and Grewingk Tram are open and clear.
A brown bear was sighted near the junction with Grewingk Tram Spur Trail. 

Moose Valley trail is passable, but difficult.
Saddle Trail and Sadie Knob Trail are also passible, but difficult.

 The following trails are difficult to impassable:
Alpine Ridge Trail and Blue Ice Trail are difficult.

Emerald Lake Loop Trail - it is not recommended to hike to the lake.  

Goat Rope Trail is difficult, as well as Lagoon Trail.

Mallard Bay Trail and Mallard- Emerald Connector Trail are impassable.

Poot Peak Trails - North, South and Summit routes are difficult to impassable.

Sentinel Ridge is not recommended to hike as well as  Tutka Back Door Trail.

On Woznesenke River Trail, there is an overflow channel that has made the trail impassable from mile three at Haystack to mile nine. 

This detailed report and updates can be found on
Remember pack out what you pack in and have a great day in the park.