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Shuyak Island State Park

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    95850.94 acres

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Description

Shuyak Island State Park comprises most of the island's 47,000 acres. The park encompasses part of a coastal forest system, unique to the Kodiak Archipelago, which contains only one tree species: Sitka spruce. Besides a virgin Sitka spruce forest, the park includes miles of rugged coastline, beaches and protected waterways.Groceries and other supplies must be purchased before you arrive on Shuyak. 

A state park ranger or volunteer may contact you during your visit. Our staff is there to assist you. They may be able to provide communication to the mainland, but only in an emergency. Visitors should be as self sufficient as possible; assistance could be hours or days away. The Shuyak experience is one of the wilderness. Those who have planned their trip carefully find the greatest rewards.

Allowed Activities
Fishing
Hunting
Kayaking
Hiking

Additional Information

Accessibility Description

54 air miles north of Kodiak Island, no road access.