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Crescent Lake

Address: Kenai, AK
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Ranked #4 of 14 Attractions in Kenai
Type: Bodies of Water, Outdoors
Activities: Hiking
Owner description: Scenic lake located in Alaska's Kenai Mountains offering a variety of outdoor activities such as...
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Type: Bodies of Water, Outdoors
Activities: Hiking
Owner description: Scenic lake located in Alaska's Kenai Mountains offering a variety of outdoor activities such as hiking, fishing, camping and hunting.
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Kenai, Alaska
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55 reviews 55 reviews
15 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

I've visited Crescent lake a number of times in the past, it's accessible by a trail that goes by Crescent lake from the north, or by another trail from the south. There is a public use cabin about halfway along the length of the lake, and another one where the south side trail meets the lake, I would imagine it... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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66 reviews 66 reviews
9 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Beautiful setting, awesome cabin on the lake, crystal clear water, great fishing, amazing nature...rude, intrusive, condescending hikers/residents of Alaskans who were all too eager to repeatedly remind me about their firearms. The trails are easy to navigate and very easy to travel--so much so that bikes are able to traverse with no hindrance. Dead wood is plentiful for cutting/splitting. Mountain... More 

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San Diego, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

Pristine nature, Bald Eagles, saw 5 bears, caught limits of Sockeye. Fly over a volcano and a glacier to get there. Awesome.

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Kasilof, Alaska
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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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New London, WI
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2012

Nice trail, not as strenuous as Sky Line. Could take the dogs along. Great views, good fishing. Fun day!

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