Fort Abercrombie State Historical Park
Fort Abercrombie State Historical Park is located three miles north of the town of Kodiak. It became a part of the Alaska Park System in 1969. This park encompasses 182 acres of state land which includes the ruins of a World War II coastal defense installation. Visitors will enjoy learning about the history of Alaska's part in World War II while exploring the natural beauty of the park.
Visitors can enjoy a variety of activities including hiking, fishing and swimming. Fort Abercrombie contains one of Kodiak's best developed trail systems. There are hiking trails for all levels including a handicap accessible trail. The park also features Lake Gertrude which is stocked with Rainbow trout and landlocked salmon.
Facilities at the park include tent camping sites, picnic tables, restrooms and a group recreational site available for rent. The park is also home to the Kodiak State Parks Headquarters and Visitor Center. For more information on the park, visit the Alaska State Parks website for Fort Abercrombie State Historical Park.
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