Shoup Bay State Marine Park

Shoup Bay State Marine Park


Location:5 miles southwest of the Port of Valdez; no road access.
Facilities:Campsites (including good sites for large groups), 3 cabins, toilets, trails.
Activities:Camping, fishing, hiking, wildlife observation.
Special Features:Park highlights include Shoup Glacier, and the black-legged kittiwake rookery in the lagoon. Anchorage here is fair to poor in the bay but good for small boats in the lagoon; the lagoon can only be reached during high tide with small boats. Visitors are cautioned to be on the lookout for icebergs and allow plenty of room to get around these potentially dangerous navigation hazards. A foot trail runs from Valdez to this park (the only state marine park with foot access in Prince William Sound).
Address:c/o Kenai/PWS Area Office
PO Box 1247
Soldotna, AK 99669

Phone:907-262-5581
Web: www.dnr.state.ak.us/parks/units/pwssmp/smpvald.htm
Size: 4,560 acres.

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