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Shuyak Island State Park management plan.

Alaska. Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation.

Shuyak Island State Park management plan.

by Alaska. Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation.

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Published by Alaska Dept. of Natural Resources, Division of Parks & Outdoor Recreation in [Anchorage, Alaska] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Shuyak Island State Park (Alaska)
    • Subjects:
    • Shuyak Island State Park (Alaska) -- Management.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF912.S38 A42 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination66 p. :
      Number of Pages66
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL938396M
      LC Control Number95622333

        Shuyak Island State Park marine debris clean up. Sponsored by the Island Trail Network and funded with a grant from NOAA. The cleanup is ongoing . This video depicts a 5-day packrafting and hiking trip, starting and finishing in Port Williams, and shows what makes Shuyak Island State Park one of the gems of Shuyak Hike and Packraft on Vimeo.

      This video depicts scenes from a 7-day hiking and packrafting trip to Shuyak Island State Park, starting and ending at the mail plane stop in Port Williams. Camping near Fort Abercrombie State Historical Park is easy with Hipcamp, where private landowners offer one-of-a-kind camping experiences. Recreate responsibly during COVID (book externally) — Shuyak Island State Park. Katmai National Park & Preserve. Kachemak Bay State Park and State Wilderness Park.

        Shuyak Island, a 47,acre state park teeming with brown bears, and black-tailed deer lying 54 miles north of Kodiak, provides such an excuse. Chartered floatplane service is . Several islands north of Kodiak lies Shuyak, a small, irregularly shaped island cut with myriad bays. It’s a kayaker’s paradise. Nearly the entire island is part of the Alaska State Parks system. A seasonally staffed ranger station at Big Bay keeps tabs on the waterways and the four public use cabins scattered throughout the park.


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Shuyak Island State Park management plan by Alaska. Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Shuyak Island State Park comprises most of the island's 47, 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. Shuyak Island State Park comprises most of the island's 48, acres, with a few small privately owned parcels scattered about.

The park is part of the unique Kodiak Archipelago coastal forest system, which contains only one tree species: Sitka spruce. View campground details for Site: - Salmon Cove Cabin, Loop: Shuyak Island State Park at Shuyak Island State Park, Alaska.

Find available dates and book online with ReserveAmerica. Shuyak Island State Park comprises most of the island's 47, 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.

Mission: Develop and promote stewardship, restoration and maintenance projects for trails. Project Dates: present Summary: The northernmost island in the Kodiak archipelago, Shuyak was designated a state park after the Exxon Valdez oil spill.

A quarter-century later the oil on its shores has been replaced by marine debris. Anglers planning a trip to Afognak Island should be certain to check the land ownership status of the area they're interested in, in case land use fees may be required.

At 47, acres, Shuyak Island, located 54 air miles northeast of Kodiak, is part of the Alaska State Park system. Each state park or state trail in the Florida State Parks system has a unit management plan that is reviewed every 10 years.

Citizens are given the opportunity to provide comments and suggestions each time. Check theDEP Calendarfor a schedule of public meetings. If you have questions about the unit management plan process or the schedule, please call Shuyak Island is an island in the northern part Shuyak Island State Park management plan.

book the Kodiak Archipelago in the state of Alaska, is located just north of Afognak Island, separated from it by the narrow Shuyak Stevenson Entrance to Cook Inlet separates it from the Barren Islands further north in the archipelago.

The island has an area of km² (65 sq mi) and reported an official population of four. If you’re really looking to get off the grid during your time in Alaska, Shuyak Island is the place to go. While only 54 air miles from Kodiak, a trip here isn’t for your average tourist.

The Mulcahy View public use cabin is located inside the protection of Neketa Bay near Big Bay on Shuyak Island State Park just up from the ocean shoreline in a dense old growth Sitka spruce forest. GPS: N 58°' W °' Special Notes: ** Pets must be under control at all times and you are responsible for cleaning up your pet’s waste.

For those with a sense of adventure, Shuyak Island State Park can be a once in a lifetime experience. The park has four cabins with some amenities, including gravity feed hot water for showers and basic cooking supplies, but the location is incredibly remote.

Shuyak Island State Park. Shuyak Island, at the northern end of the Kodiak Island Archipelago, is about 50 air miles north of the town of Kodiak.

Access to Shuyak Island is via boat or float plane only. Shuyak Island State Park encompasses most of the island's 47, acres. Shuyak Island. In Decemberthe Council approved $42 million to purchase from the Kodiak Island Borough surface title to 26, acres of prime habitat on Shuyak Island, at the northern tip of the Kodiak archipelago.

The Kodiak Island Borough agreed to commit $6 million from the land sale toward expansion of Kodiak's Fishery Industrial. Plan & Book Your Dream Trip. Get Bob's Newsletter The Alaska Map About My Dream Trip.

Kayaking Shuyak Island State Park. twitter email print. Map Dream Trip Jump to: Photos. Shuyak Island offers sea kayaking for both the novice and the experienced kayaker. The inner bays (Neketa Bay, Big Bay, Western Inlet.

Shuyak Island State Park comprises most of Shuyak Island's 47, 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.

Afognak Island Land Status. There are a number of landowners on Afognak Island: Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska State Parks, private individuals and corporations. User fees may be required to use privately owned lands.

Shuyak Island is wholly owned by the State and managed as Shuyak Island State Park. There are six state parks in and around Kodiak Island.

Abercrombie State Historical Park, Buskin River State Recreation Site, and Pasagshak River State Recreation Site are on the Kodiak road system. Shuyak Island State Park, Afognak Island State Park, and Woody Island State Recreation Site are accessible by boat or float plane. In Alaska, distances are often measured in “air miles,” and Shuyak Island State Park is no island is 54 air miles away from Kodiak, and it has more sheltered interior waterways than any other spot in the Kodiak Archipelago.

That means there’s tons of wildlife here, from seabirds (like puffins!) to whales, harbor seals, sea lions, Kodiak brown bear, and more. The park maintains five public-use cabins on the island, and all five of them are located along Neketa Bay, Big Bay, or Carry Inlet, on the west side of the island.

Shuyak Island State Park Cabins. Shuyak Island is about 50 air miles north of the town of Kodiak. The state park contains four cabins, as follows. Shuyak Island State Park quadrupled in size in w acres protected by the Trustee Council were added to the park along with other state lands.

The habitat on Shuyak Island was ranked among the highest in the spill region and is very popular for recreational purposes. Afognak Island State Park was created in after protection of.

SHUYAK ISLAND STATE PARK Kitoi Bay Hatchery Pillar Bay Hatchery SEMIDI WILDERNESS EA PASAGSHAK STATE RECREATION SITE Chiniak Albers Equal Area Projection 5 0 5 Management Areas: BIRDS Species Present: Marine Bird Nesting Colonies (number of birds): (> ) 1.

Northern fulmar 2. Black-legged kittiwake 3. Fork-tailed storm-petrel.Shuyak Island State Park comprises almost the entire island with incredible rugged coastline, beaches, and protected waterways. The park hosts a beautiful coastal forest system with Sitka spruce trees, among others.

You cannot drive to this park. You must take either a seaplane or a boat. The park is very remote and wild, so there are barely any facilities onsite, and you may not see a ranger.Plan & Book Your Dream Trip. Get Bob's Newsletter The Alaska Map About My Dream Trip. Kayaking Shuyak Island State Park.

Shuyak Island offers sea kayaking for both the novice and the experienced kayaker. The inner bays (Neketa Bay, Big Bay, Western Inlet, Carry Inlet, and Shangin Bay) are well protected from.