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Alaska Department of Natural Resources

Division of Parks & Outdoor Recreation

Chilkoot Lake - Pamela Himsworth Randles

Southeast Region

Big Bear Baby Bear State Marine Park


★ Undeveloped
★ 1,032 Acres


★ Fishing

Located near Peril Straits about 35 miles north of Sitka, Big Bear Bay and Baby Bear Bay are designated as a state marine park. Access to this park is primarily by boat and the park remains undeveloped with no visitor facilities. Attractions at this marine park include a protected anchorage with opportunities for camping, hunting, and fishing.

This park is a series of protected islands and bays in Peril Straits north of Sitka.

Driving Directions:
No Road Access

Mission Statement

"The Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation provides outdoor recreation opportunities and conserves and interprets natural, cultural, and historic resources for the use, enjoyment, and welfare of the people."

Accessibility Notice

Division of Parks & Outdoor Recreation

Atwood Building
550 West 7th Avenue
Suite 1380
Anchorage, AK 99501
DNR Public Information Center:
(907) 269-8400
DPOR Director's Office:
(907) 269-8700