Hiking, US

Hamilton Creek Trail


This recreation access trail is popular with hunters and anglers.Length (one way): 1 mile
Rating: Easiest
USGS Maps: Petersburg D-5 and D-6

Access: From Kake, drive 13 miles on Road #6314 to the trailhead. Alaska Marine Highway ferries make regular stops at Kake.

Description/Attractions: The trail leads from the road to Hamilton Creek. To the west lie the tidal flats of Hamilton Bay. The trail continues southeast, meandering upstream along the banks of the creek and leading to many fishing and waterfowl hunting sites. Trout, char, and salmon inhabit the creek and black bears frequently fish there during the summer and fall. No facilities are provided.