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Caines Head Trail

Caines Head Trail
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 Seasons: Tidal Trail all season. Alpine and Fort Trail Summer and Fall
 Difficulty: Easy to Moderate
 Activity: Hiking, Backpacking
 Length: 8.5 miles

 Nearest Town:

 USGS Quads:
Blying Sound D-7

 How to Get There:
Travel to Seward by train, Seward Highway or daily commuter plane service from Anchorage. Continue through Seward along Fourth Avenue to Lowell Point Road. Travel south to Lowell Point 2 miles. Follow trailhead parking signs.

 Managed by:
Alaska State Parks
Kenai/Prince William Sound
PO Box 1247
Soldotna, AK 99669

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Caines Head State Recreation Area

Trail Conditions
Trail Description:
Caines Head State Recreation Area receives close to 60 inches of rain annually and visitors are advised to be prepared for wet, windy and cool conditions throughout the summer. Bears and other wildlife are native to the woods here and proper precautions should be taken to keep food and other odorous attractions away from camping areas. The trails of Caines Head State Recreation Area offers an unparalleled variety of trail experiences in a relatively small area. Although the park can be seen in one day, two to three days are recommended for seeing the Fort, South Beach and the Alpine Areas.

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Last updated on Tuesday, May 21, 2013.
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