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Alaska Department of Natural Resources

Division of Parks & Outdoor Recreation

Chilkoot Lake - Pamela Himsworth Randles

Southeast Region

Halibut Point State Recreation Site

Halibut Point State Recreation Site


★ ADA Facility - Yes
★ 40 Acres
★ Toilets -
★ Water
★ Picnic sites
★ Picnic shelter


★ Day use
★ Fishing
★ Historical features
★ Trails

Halibut Point State Recreational Site is located along the ocean, four miles north of downtown Sitka, Halibut Point State Recreational Site is a popular day use recreational area for local residents and visitors. Three covered picnic shelters and a number of picnic sites are located in this park. In addition, a half mile hiking trail provides an opportunity to walk through the coastal spruce and hemlock forest. The ocean beach offers people a chance to beach comb and explore the inter-tidal zone.

Notice about picnic pavilions
There is no vehicle access to the picnic pavilions. Please plan accordingly.
Main Pavilion - Approximately 275 feet from the main parking lot.
South Pavilion - Approximately 500 feet from the parking lot
North Pavilon - (Currently closed due to damage from fallen tree) Approximately 350 feet from the North parking lot and 425 feet from main parking lot.
Far North Pavilion - approximately 150 feet from North parking lot.

Reserve a Pavilion

4.4 Halibut Point Road

Driving Directions:
Mile 4.4 Halibut Point Road, Sitka, Alaska.

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