Caines Head

State Recreation Area - Alaska

Caines Head State Recreation Area embodies Caines Head cape in Resurrection Bay, Alaska. The area is located in Kenai Peninsula Borough 7 miles (11 km) south of the city of Seward. A popular tourist destination, Caines Head features spruce and hemlock forests, a variety of terrestrial and marine wildlife (including harbor seals, Steller sea lions, sea otters, orcas, humpbacks, grey and fin whales, brown and black bears, lynx, mountain goats, wolves, etc.), and the remains of Fort McGilvray – a World War II-era fortification erected in 1941–1942 to obstruct potential Imperial Japanese Army invasion.

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Map of the Southern Trek part of the Iditarod National Historic Trail Southern Trek (NHT) in Chugach National Forest (NF) in Alaska. Published by the U.S. Forest Service (USFS).Iditarod - Southern Trek

Map of the Southern Trek part of the Iditarod National Historic Trail Southern Trek (NHT) in Chugach National Forest (NF) in Alaska. Published by the U.S. Forest Service (USFS).

Official visitor map of Kenai Fjords National Park (NP) in Alaska. Published by the National Park Service (NPS).Kenai Fjords - Visitor Map

Official visitor map of Kenai Fjords National Park (NP) in Alaska. Published by the National Park Service (NPS).

Caines Head SRA https://dnr.alaska.gov/parks/aspunits/kenai/cainesheadsra.htm https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caines_Head_State_Recreation_Area Caines Head State Recreation Area embodies Caines Head cape in Resurrection Bay, Alaska. The area is located in Kenai Peninsula Borough 7 miles (11 km) south of the city of Seward. A popular tourist destination, Caines Head features spruce and hemlock forests, a variety of terrestrial and marine wildlife (including harbor seals, Steller sea lions, sea otters, orcas, humpbacks, grey and fin whales, brown and black bears, lynx, mountain goats, wolves, etc.), and the remains of Fort McGilvray – a World War II-era fortification erected in 1941–1942 to obstruct potential Imperial Japanese Army invasion.

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