Camping: Halibut Creek Flats, near creek crossing; Halibut Cove Lagoon Ranger Station Campsite. Note: Must receive application by March 15th. Anchorage, AK 99501 Send Application to: Ranger Jason Okuly, Alaska State Parks - Kenai/PWS If using private boat please use caution in coastal Alaskan water with respect to the tides, weather and party’s abilities and experience. Trip is tide dependent . ★ Table with Benches, Lagoon-Overlook Cabin is located on a rocky point, overlooking the lagoon. The following is a greeting given in one of the 20 indigenous languages recognized by the State of Alaska. There are few ranger stations, one of which is at Halibut Cove. enjoyment, and welfare of the people. Trail Description: Connecting Halibut Cove Lagoon with China Poot Bay (1.6 miles) and dedicated to the Kachemak Bay Citizen’s Coalition, this trail shares some of the 23,000 acres once destined for logging and development, which the grass-roots Coalition volunteers helped Alaska State Parks acquire. Park/Area: AGULUKPAK RIVER CONTACT STATION, WOOD-TIKCHIK STATE PARK It has trail access to the Kachemak Bay State Park Ranger Station, the Coalition Trail, and trails to China Poot Lake and China Poot Peak. The dock provides access to the Ranger Station, public restrooms, 2 public use cabins, and a major trailhead. Maintain latrines, dock and public use cabins in the general vicinity. Access is only by boat or sea plane. The park is only accessible by boat or airplane from Homer. Suite 1380 Consideration will be given to single applicants or a couple who will work together, one stipend provided. Advanced Search Schedule: Generally, once set up at Ranger Station, volunteer will work a Ten day on, four day off work schedule at 37.5 hours per week. ★ Outdoor Bench ★ Site Access Method: Private boat, float planes, or commercial water taxi Maintain area around station; brush cutting, sawyer work, carpentry skills. Provide information and assistance to park visitors and assist the Park Ranger with projects in the park as needed. The Tutka Bay Lagoon Hatchery is located on the Kenai Peninsula in Kachemak Bay and produces pink salmon to enhance local fisheries. Space is limited, and is available on a first come, first served basis. Location: Basic Emergency procedures. The dock provides access to the Ranger Station, public restrooms, 2 public use cabins, and a major trailhead. To get to the ranger station, or any part of the state park, you can't drive there. GPS: N59 33.700 W151 11.797 Visitors reach Halibut Cove by private boat from Homer; by the locally operated ferry, the Danny J.; or by float plane. Send Application to: Alaska State Parks Hike trails and perform some minor maintenance. It is approximately 2.4 miles from the Halibut Cove Lagoon Ranger Station. GPS: N59 33.700 W151 11.797 It’s a month-long, 2-credit class on Thursday nights and will include Saturday field trips, to Seward to look for gray whales, the Kenai or Kasilof Rivers as part of the Alaska Beluga Monitoring Network and on Kachemak Bay to look for Stellar Sealions and other marine mammals, including the harbor porpoises in Halibut Cove Lagoon. For the herring to gather and spawn, the lagoon habitat was perfect. Selected applicants will be notified by April 15th. Required Skills: Must possess a valid (current) driver's license; must possess a strong work ethic; able to live and work together with others in a remote setting; be in good physical condition and able to lift and carry tools and packs up to 45lbs in weight; working knowledge of basic hand and power tools. Areas open to the public around the lagoon are connected by boardwalks, and many homes and businesses are fully or partially constructed on pilings over the water. Bring own sheets, sleeping bag, towels personal items, etc. $80 to $90 . ★ Counter for Food Preparation  P.O. Located at the south end of Halibut Cove Lagoon, approximately 10 miles from the Homer Spit, and in the immediate vicinity of the public dock and ramp at the Ranger Station. The following is a greeting given in one of the 20 indigenous languages recognized by the State of Alaska. The structure looks relatively new. Desired Skills: Good Public Relations Skills, serves as Ambassador to park visitors at the Halibut Cove Lagoon Ranger Station and adjoining facilities. Some boating safety and boat operations. I understand there is a dock at Halibut Cove Lagoon & wondered about fishing from it. You will have the opportunity to observe sea otters, seals, porpoise and whales. Preference given to internships. Otherwise applicants must provide transportation to Homer. this combines a scenic flight, a fun boat ride, and an adventurous hike. Volunteers will have group use of a state vehicle while in Homer on restricted and limited basis for shopping and state business. The other particular advantage of the lake hike was that there is a dock at the ranger station where we could leave the boat. Expect to carry gear about 500 feet along boardwalk to cabin. Scandinavians came in substantial numbers to build 32 saltries, and harvest and preserve the herring roe. Always be prepared! The park’s abundant wildlife includes moose, caribou, black and brown bear, wolves, salmon, grayling, rainbow trout, bald eagles, and many species of waterfowl and shorebirds. Will assist the public with questions and directions. The Halibut Cove Lagoon is tidal, and is not accessible by boat with water level below 6′. Check Availablility on Reserve America. Water Availability: None at Saddle Trailhead; Halibut Creek (glacial/silty); numerous small streams along trail. Volunteer and supplies will be transported from Dillingham to the Contact Station via float plane or boat. Note: Must receive application by March 15th. The mark is at the ranger station at Halibut Cove, since this is considered the 'main' entrance to the park. 550 West 7th Avenue Time Commitment: Preference to applicants who can start May 16th (arrive Anchorage by noon May 15th) and work until August 15th. ", Atwood Building Click here to return to the list of position types. However, If applicant has own RV or motorhome, it may be parked at one of our facilities for use when on days off and back in Homer. Primary duties include: maintenance of a three site tent-only campground, day use sites, the river trail, and other associated facilities. Bird watching is another favorite pastime; species include eagles, gyrfalcons and puffins. Sadie Cove Tutka Bay . There is no road access; the primary modes of transportation within the cove are by foot, skiff, or ATV. Internship: Preference given to applicants seeking internship through college, working towards accredited degree in park management, resource management, or program designed for careers in outdoor recreation such as Park Ranger or Technician. Water’s Edge is a remote rental house located in Halibut Cove Lagoon, across Kachemak Bay from Homer. Search in titles only Search in Alaska Saltwater Fishing only. $60 . We are also considering the yurt on Haystack Beach. email: alison.eskelin@alaska.gov, "The Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation provides outdoor recreation opportunities Halibut Cove Lagoon inside Kachemak Bay State Park also has a public dock where visitors can take their private water crafts (up to 26 feet long) and tie-up to the 80-foot-long floating marina. This includes maintaining 5 public use cabins, latrines, dock, campsites, boardwalks, and associated facilities. Lagoon-Overlook Cabin offers a host of recreational opportunities for the outdoor enthusiast. P.O. and conserves and interprets natural, cultural, and historic resources for the use, Halibut Cove Lagoon is home of the ranger station and three public use cabins—East, West, and the Overlook. Applicants who arrive in Anchorage prior to May 15th may be picked up and transported to Homer by Park Staff on May 15th. Print out this confirmation e-mail and bring it with you to the cabin. I know 3 public use cabins are in Halibut Cove Lagoon near the ranger station, 1 in Tutka Bay on the south shore about 1 mi south of entrance to Tutka Lagoon and 1 in China Poot Lake. $75 . ★ Stay Limit: 7 Nights Volunteer must provide personal sleeping bag, towels, personal items, etc. Soldotna, AK 99669, phone: (907) 235-7024 or 262-5581 Scandinavian fisherman found the tremendous herring spawning area in the Halibut Cove Lagoon in 1911 - a lagoon shaped like a balloon with extreme depths, inside mountainous hills with a narrow and shallow entrance. Main Tasks: This position serves as a representative for Wood-Tikchik State Park while supporting the operation and maintenance of the Agulukpak River Contact Station. Space is limited, and is available on a first come, first served basis. Nelson Lagoon is a census-designated place in Aleutians East Borough, Alaska, United States. Groceries/Housing/Support: Housing and cooking facilities are located at the Agulukpak River Contact Station. As of the 2010 census, its population was 938. Special Notes: Find the trail to China Poot Lake (as well as a ranger station and trail reports) from the public dock at the back of Halibut Cove Lagoon. Strong maintenance skills; maintain gravity feed water system, hydroelectric/solar/wind power inverter system. It is recommended that the stream be waded at low tide out on the tidal flats where the water will be shallower - otherwise expect swift, icy, knee to waist-deep water. Possess safety first ethic, be in good physical condition, able to lift and carry tools up to 45 lbs, walk on uneven terrain for short distances, be comfortable as a passenger in a boat or small airplane and have working knowledge of basic hand and power tools. SPHP filled in the registry, and took a look at the posted map of the trail system. Preference given to Host ‘Couple’ who will work together, one stipend provided. Volunteer must be available to collect visitor use counts on a daily basis beginning at 0830 hours. Must be physically capable of steep climbs and long walks with up to forty pound pack. The lagoon is a beautiful and protected place to kayak or SUP (stand-up paddle board). $50 . Main Tasks: One or two positions needed to assist with operation and maintenance of the Halibut Cove Lagoon Ranger Station. Fax: (907) 269-8907. Provide visitor counts and other required information. Arrangements will be made to pick you up in Anchorage around May 15-16. The State Park trail system in the vicinity of the Halibut Cove Lagoon Ranger Station was one of those places. Once you make a reservation, you will receive a confirmation e-mail from Reserve America with important information about the cabin. Fax: (907) 269-8907. Special park attractions include Grewingk Glacier, Poot Peak, China Poot Bay, Halibut Cove Lagoon, and China Poot (Leisure) Lake. It is the only Aleut settlement on the Bering Sea shore. If using private boat please use caution in coastal Alaskan water with respect to the tides, weather and party’s abilities and experience. One hour tour of Gull Island Rookery. This station is a log cabin building with large windows, and it is staffed from mid May to the end of August. Allowance/Housing: Monthly food subsistence payment. Find the trail to China Poot Lake (as well as a ranger station and trail reports) from the public dock at the back of Halibut Cove Lagoon. Should have small boat operation skills, small skiff available for work related projects and recreational use within lagoon. Remember that these cabins are not hotels. I know 3 public use cabins are in Halibut Cove Lagoon near the ranger station, 1 in Tutka Bay on the south shore about 1 mi south of entrance to Tutka Lagoon and 1 in China Poot Lake. Accessing These Trails and Public Use Cabins. Park/Area: KACHEMAK BAY STATE PARK  From the Saddle Trail, the Lagoon Trail skirts above Halibut Cove, then drops to Halibut Creek Flats. Transportation: Must provide transportation to Alaska. The Kachemak Bay area was infested with spruce bark beetles during the late 1990s, and thousands of acres have dead trees still standing within the park.At least one wildfire, the Mile 17 fire, burned areas of dead standing spruce on park land. Expect to carry gear about 500 feet along boardwalk to cabin. Report inappropriate content . Although the waters are placid, the channel feeding the lagoon can be very dramatic when the tide rages in and out. Schedule: Volunteer will work a five days per week. Kids 12 & Under . ★ Fire Ring enjoyment, and welfare of the people. On a recent trip exploring Kachemak Bay with friends of mine, Dave and Peter, the three of us ventured through Halibut Cove on Dave’s 26 foot MacGregor sailboat, and into Halibut Cove Lagoon. During the height of the summer, you should be able to get water close by. Located at the south end of Halibut Cove Lagoon, approximately 10 miles from the Homer Spit, and in the immediate vicinity of the public dock and ramp at the Ranger Station. The park’s abundant wildlife includes moose, black bear, mountain goat, wolves, coyote, salmon, bald eagles, porpoises, whales and many species of sea and shorebirds. At the Halibut Cove entrance to the Kachemak Bay State Park, there is a Ranger Station. It's a primitive route connecting the Grewingk and China Poot areas. Kachemak Bay swings in excess of -5′ and +23′ and we will schedule your pickup accordingly. The trail leaves the China Poot Lake trail about 1.2 miles from the station and ‘loops’ through Moose Valley and up to the South side of Poot Peak. Phone: (907) 269-8700 One of the only floating U.S. post offices is there. Originally a fishing village, Halibut Cove is now home to several artists and businesses. The park will provide transportation to the work site. An impressive sign welcomed Lupe to Kachemak Bay State Park, but the ranger station was closed. The cabin can sleep up to six and has two latrines close by, a fire ring overlooking the dock, a wood stove, table and other cabin necessities. fax: (907) 262-3717 King Cove Agdaaĝux in Aleut is a city in Aleutians East Borough, Alaska United States. Cijeli prostor – Halibut Cove, Sjedinjene Države. Halibut Cove Lagoon Public Dock and Kachemak Bay State Park Ranger Station. and conserves and interprets natural, cultural, and historic resources for the use, They also have nearly 150 miles of coastline along two separate water bodies, Kachemak Bay and the Gulf of Alaska (Pacific Ocean). The hours worked per day will vary and not exceed 8 hours per day. This cabin is accessed at the Halibut Cove Lagoon Public Dock and 500 feet of boardwalk. Phone: (907) 269-8700 Note: Please be sure to check the general information page for instructions on how to apply! Third closest tide station: Bear Cove, Kachemak Bay, Alaska: 12 mi: Fourth closest tide station: Tutka Bay,Kachemak Bay, Alaska: 12 mi: Fifth closest tide station: Kasitsna Bay, Kachemak Bay, Alaska: 16 mi: Surf breaks close to Halibut Cove, Kachemak Bay, Alaska: Closest surf break: Bird Point (Tidal Bore) 77 mi: Second closest surf break: Termination Point 128 mi: Third closest surf break ★ Minimum Occupancy: 1 Guest From the Saddle Trail, the Lagoon Trail skirts above Halibut Cove, then drops to Halibut Creek Flats. Marcelo Santa. Assist with ADFG stocking program for several days. Housing and cooking facilities located at the Ranger Station in Halibut Cove Lagoon during workweek. Ride Along Tour . There are many other drop-off locations, but there are no other official entrances. ", Atwood Building Crew is transported via Park’s patrol boat or landing craft. 2 Hour Wildlife Tour . Step off your personal boat and enjoy access to the ranger station, public restrooms, public-use cabins, trailheads, and more. There is no bridge at Halibut Creek. Some Volunteers may work until September 1 or later. 550 West 7th Avenue I understand there is a dock at Halibut Cove Lagoon & wondered about fishing from it. Box 1822 Gull Island Tour . Fishing, boating, kayaking, and hiking just to name a few. Anchorage, AK 99501 Wood-Tikchik State Park Alpine areas provide nearly unlimited hiking without the need for trails. The park offers rugged mountains, tundra meadows, cirque glaciers, clear mountain lakes, streams, and pure wilderness. Time Commitment: Preference will be given to applicants who are available June 15th through September 15th. If you do not receive a confirmation e-mail within 24 hours of making the reservation, please contact the DNR Public Information Center at (907) 269-8400 Mon - Fri 10am-5pm. 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