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Crescent Lake Hiking Trail

Kenai, AK
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Ranked #5 of 14 Attractions in Kenai
Type: Hiking Trails, Sports
Activities: Hiking
Owner description: A 6.5-mile hiking trail ending at Crescent Lake.
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Type: Hiking Trails, Sports
Activities: Hiking
Owner description: A 6.5-mile hiking trail ending at Crescent Lake.
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English first
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82 reviews 82 reviews
32 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We drove from hurricane ridge to crescent lake for the hike through old growth Forrest and to the water fall. The track is easy about a three mile round trip, it gets steep as you approach the falls, but worth the effort. The trees both Douglas firs and western red cedars are spectacular very big and grand, a must see.... More 

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College Station, Texas
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39 reviews 39 reviews
4 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 via mobile

Well this trail can be deceiving and be prepared for some great views. We took the long route and it was wonderful. We started out to find and catch some grayling and it turned out to be a good trip. The trip up was long because we didn't prepare enough for the length of the trip. Wrong shoes didn't help.... More 

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Kenai, Alaska
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Crescent Lake trail takes you from the parking lot at the end of Quartz Creek Road to a wonderful alpine lake. The trail is 6 miles one way. It is a steady but never steep climb that crosses Quartz Creek on a safe and secure wooden bridge. The trail is well maintained and a good surface for running, hiking or... More 

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Kasilof, Alaska
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3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2012

My wife and I liked to hike the trail years ago. We camped at the lake three times and have just done the trail to the bridge several times. The bridge is a little more than half way to the lake. Nice spot fore lunch. It is a beautiful place.

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