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Lake Eklutna

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Address: Chugach State Park, Anchorage, AK
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+1 907-345-5014
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Gorgeous lake

This lake is about an hour drive from Anchorage. It is worth the drive! Stunning blue water and multiple trails for walking and biking, as well as kayaks to rent at the lake. A... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Hannah L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This lake is about an hour drive from Anchorage. It is worth the drive! Stunning blue water and multiple trails for walking and biking, as well as kayaks to rent at the lake. A must see for Alaskan visitors.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Beautiful! We stayed in a free Lodge tucked away on the glacier. Hike Android kayaks across the lake it was amazing and beautiful

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

It was so pretty. It was supposed to be a drive by with the family, but we had to stop and take pics!

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Wasilla, Alaska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

Spectacular beauty, great trails and inexpensive. Hike, bike or take an ATV. Nice quiet piece,of Alaska wilderness. What's not to like?

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Hamilton, Ontario
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

We walked, biked, and landed on a lake in a float plane. it was an amazing experience for two semi-middle-aged people celebrating our 50th. What a great place to celebrate.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

I've been to Elkutna lake several times and it never seems to fail me on how beautiful it really is! I go here often to get outside for a while and give my child and dog a break from the local parks around town. There is a great walking path; I haven't done the entire path yet, due to a... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Off the beaten path and best know to locals for camping and hiking. Beautiful and peaceful. Many good trails to enjoy

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Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

We went in the summer and winter, and both times did not disapoint. It is a lot of fun for the kids, especially in the summer. They can get in the water if it's a warm sunny day. We also camped one night, it was really nice. Even though the campsite's were all full, it never felt that way. The... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Such a beautiful place to go if you are looking for some awesome Alaskan scenery. My kids love coming up here.

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

I've kayaked the lake before and it is gorgeous. This time we hiked Twin Peaks Trail. It is pretty steep but the fall colors are magnificent. Keep going until you reach the beach with a great overlook. We didn't see any wildlife but it is an optimal location for them.

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