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Starrigavan Recreation Area

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Halibut Point Road, North End, Sitka, AK
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Beautiful campground and trails

Campsites have nice vegetation between neighbors so you have privacy. We were there in late August... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2017
mmcgilligan2017
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Two Harbors, Minnesota
Terrific park

We rode bicycles here from town. It was a great ride. The trail system in this park is amazing... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2017
Jan N
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“cove trail” (2 reviews)
“nice hike” (2 reviews)
“mosquito” (4 reviews)
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Halibut Point Road, North End, Sitka, AK
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Reviewed 1 September 2017

Campsites have nice vegetation between neighbors so you have privacy. We were there in late August and there were few other campers. Friendly and helpful campground host. Great boardwalk trail around the estuary. Other trails too. Camping for hikers, tenters and smaller RVs. No utilities...More

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Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

We rode bicycles here from town. It was a great ride. The trail system in this park is amazing. Could be easily and comfortably walked in the rain. The bird watching observatory is beautiful.

Thank Jan N
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Love it here. The hike to Mosquito Cove is very pretty and fun too. I also like going across to the Estiary Life loop.

Thank Laura_Portland_97217
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We tent camped for five nights and it was beautiful! Sites built right into forest. Primitive camping.

Thank Justin L
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Nice peaceful area. Be Bear aware on any of the trails. Make sure you check out the artesian well on the campground side.

Thank D P
Reviewed 23 March 2017

The trail is excellent to take a nice hike any time of the day. They keep the trails nice and cleared of debris. The trail has varying terrain but anyone can hike them without too much trouble.

Thank Victor N M
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Not really remote, but the old growth forest and dense vegetation make it seem more remote. Bear tracks everywhere so rent the cabin instead of camping in a tent.. My opinion

Thank frontierman1969
Reviewed 23 August 2016

The salmon were running at the mouth of Starrigavan Creek. We had polarized sunglasses and it was quite a trip to watch them and the local fishermen.

Thank Willy78746
Reviewed 22 August 2016

I was told by town folks that this was a good area to see bears, and probably, at the right time, it is. I didn't see any but it is a very pretty place for camping, etc. Later, I was told I was about a...More

Thank Roy E
Reviewed 18 August 2016

I used my girlfriends truck to drive around so went to the end of the road. My husband use to log the river 50 years ago. It's nice that you go out for a picnics and camp

Thank sueanncanny
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