Driving the East End Road in AK

East End Road is a very scenic drive at the head of Kachemak Bay on the Kenai Peninsula, Alaska, in United States

East End Road

The road is 38.78km (24.1 miles) long, running west-east from Homer (on Kachemak Bay, on Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula) towards Kachemak Selo, a small town in Kenai Peninsula Borough. The road climbs higher, narrows and winds around canyons.

The road is mostly unpaved. After rain, even a single rainfall, conditions of the road can be challenging. It’s greasy. slippery, slimy, mess. Adverse weather conditions can prompt closure of the road.