Deadline nears to comment on state parks management plan

The public has until Friday to make comments on the plan that manages the Kachemak Bay State Park and Kachemak Bay State Wilderness Park.

The Alaska Department of Natural Resources is accepting comments on an intent-to-adopt version of the management plan through this Friday. A public review draft of the plan was released in 2018. Based on the comments received at that time, DNR made changes and is now presenting the intent-do-adopt version, which can be read here:

An intent-to-adopt version is presented to the public when there have been significant or major changes made to a plan.

Submit comments on the plan via email to, or fax them to (907)269-8915. Submit comments via mail to:

Kachemak Bay State Park Planning

550 West 7th Ave, Suite 1050

Anchorage, AK 99501

Kachemak Bay State Park includes much of the south side of Kachemak Bay from Tutka Bay to Bear Cove and in the Nuka Island area. Kachemak Bay State Wilderness Park includes the area south of the state park to Gore Point, including the Port Dick and Tonsina Bay areas.