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Chilkat State Park

Area

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  • Size

    10192.67 acres

Contact Information

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Description

This park offers a log cabin contact/information center, 35-site campground, picnic area, boat launch and trails. The campground sits in a mixed forest of evergreens and deciduous trees at the edge of Chilkat Inlet. The boat launch provides access to the inlet and the run of king salmon in early June. The contact/information centers offers incredible views of Chilkat Inlet, Rainbow and Davidson glaciers. The center also has wildlife spotting scopes so you can spot the inlet wildlife, such as seals, porpoises, and whales. Visitors have even been able to spy on bears and mountain goats on the other side of the inlet.

There are three trails in the park. Seduction Pint Trail is an easy hike from the campground area that follows the coast, winding back and forth between the woods and the beach. This trail is 7 miles long one way, and offers great scenery sights and wildlife viewing opportunities. Battery Point Trail is another easy trail in the north section of the park at the end of Beach Road, which starts in the forest and emerges onto the beach. The trail is approximately 2 miles on way.

Allowed Activities
Boating
Tent Camping
Fishing
Hiking
Picnicking

Additional Information

Accessibility Description

7 miles south of Haines on Mud Bay Rd. to Chilkat State Park Rd on the right.