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Address: Wasilla, AK
Activities: Canoeing
Description: Interconnected system of lakes great for canoeing.

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Beautiful camp sites

Great place to camp and pet friendly. I sat by the lake for hours watching the ducks and relaxing. I felt safe camping here alone.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 15, 2014
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Palmer, Alaska, United States
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Anchorage, Alaska
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We went out to Cabin #3 in February of 2015 – we had a wonderful experience! That fireplace can roar! We were actually too hot! But, loved it. Here is my blog post about the trip with plenty of photos. http://gneissweiss.blogspot.com/2015/02/nancy-lake-cabin.html

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

We rented Cabin #3 on Nancy Lake which is canoe in only. This would have been perfect if it was not for the motorboat traffic. On our way to the cabin a motorboat sped next to us tipping us over along with our gear and it kept on trucking along. Fortunately a couple in kayaks saw this and came to... More 

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Wasilla, Alaska
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Be advised that the majority of the road is not plowed during the winter so you have to park your rig and drive your snowmachine along Nancy Lake Parkway to the recreation area. We have a cabin in Willow and are able to ride the snowmachine directly to the recreation area. There are mile and miles of trails available with... More 

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Tok
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Great place to be winter or summer. Quiet, easy access and tons of things to do. Love this area....so much we moved there ;)

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Palmer, Alaska, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Great place to camp and pet friendly. I sat by the lake for hours watching the ducks and relaxing. I felt safe camping here alone.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013 via mobile

Loved camping here. It was set up like culdesacs, very spacious. We only had one night so would like to go back so we can explore the area some more.

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Michigan
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013

We stayed here when we couldn't access Byer's Lake cabin #1 up in Denali. It was a nice, clean cabin, but I'm not sure I'd call it an easy walk in. There were some supplies, a nice big table and plenty of room for 4-5 people.

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Palmer, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2012

Near the Parks Highway between Houston and Willow. Also accessible from the Little Susitna River with overnight rental cabins on lakes with fishing opportunities.

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Wasilla, Alaska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2012

This family friendly campground is state land with local volunteers as hosts. There are so many spaces that you can have your pick of the place and still feel very comfortable.

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Houston, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2012

yes they have canoes to rent, like 14 of them, but the people have to be there. Apparently, there is a tendency to wander away and not come back between 11am and 5pm. Call ahead and make a reservation. Lake is beautiful and mosquitos not too bad, but take repellant.

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Address: Wasilla, AK
Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Wasilla

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