Description

The yurt is removed from the state park campground and very private. Drop off is at the top of quarry Beach on the top of Sadie Cove on the right as you enter the Cove. The beach is gravel and small rocks. The yurt is tucked into a flat space to the right of the beach surrounded by Alders. There is a fire ring directly in front of the yurt and a large surrounding flat gravel area.

Facilities

The yurt has 4 bunks that can sleep 2 friends. There are 4 inch foam mattresses and a wood stove. There is an outhouse and a pulley for food storage provided. There is basic safety equipment and an ax and a saw. There is a1 burner propane stove. Bring propane, the small 1 lb bottles.

Capacity

6

Area

Located at the top right hand side of the entrance of Sadie cove. The site is overlooking the cove and out to the Kachemak Bay and Eldred Passage.

Location

The yurt is on the right hand side of the cove as you enter Sadie Cove. It is in a quarry that dissects the point over to Kayak Beach. The site looks toward the Homer side of Kachemak Bay with views out over Eldred Passage and up Sadie cove.

Access

Access is by water. There is also access to the Grace Ridge trail connecting over the top of the quarry.

Terrain

The yurt is located on a flat area surrounded by Alder bushes with a view of the top of the beach and up Sadie Cove. There is a gravel beach with a steep deep anchorage and some residual construction rubble from the quarry on the right side of the beach. There is a view over towards Homer and up the Eldred Passage. And also up Sadie cove.

Special Features

There is great fishing off the beach. Halibut is caught not too far off the beach. The kayaking is good to the islands in the passage and up the cove. You can access the Kayak Beach and also the Grace Ridge trail from Quarry beach. There is no water at Quarry Beach. The closest water is at the Grace Ridge trail up the trail from Kayak Beach. Bring water.

Season Of Use

Summer only

Managing Agency

Alaskan Yurt Rentals as permitted by the Alaska State Park system.

What To Bring

Bring WATER. There is water available at Kayak beach up the Grace Ridge trail but it must be boiled for 12 minutes to be potable. Bring your own cooking utensils, sleeping bags, cooking stove, lantern, pots, pans, plates, utensils, food, garbage bags, and fire starter. There is wood around but it can be very wet and it makes sense to bring dry kindling and paper from town.

Getting There

Coordinates
Latitude: 59.5029
Longitude: -151.4679

Photos

Quarry Beach Yurt