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Hard to determine where to access the lake. Not well-marked. Did not think it necessary to ask someone to get accurate information on this. Best advice is to get advice before you venture on some of the list "easy" walks in the Talkeetna area.
This was a nice casual walk along a beautiful lake. It had rained recently but we were provided with rain pants and boots which helped keep us relatively dry. Our guide was very friendly and knowledgeable about the local flora and fauna but unfortunately the...More
We did the guided walk booked through our Princess Cruise. We had a great hike and our naturalist guide, Malia, was amazing! She pointed gave us so much info about all the plants we were seeing and even gave us opportunities to taste some berries....More
In this Post, I am going to focus upon the CAMPGROUND here at Byers Lake. The entrance is just South of the Alaska Veteran's Memorial at Milepost 147 on the Parks Highway.
The cost to camp here is $20-per-site-per-night and $5-per-vehicle-per-day. The rates vary IF...More
We camped at the Byers Lake campground on our way to Fairbanks and on our way back. The lake is pristine, surrounding area beautifully forested, campground well-kept. LOVELY place to camp and explore. Bring your mosquito spray.
Five members of our group took the Byers Lake Nature Walk, and all thoroughly enjoyed it! Our guide was knowledgeable and friendly. Walking alone would have been a fine experience too, but we would have missed many of the plants our guide was able to...More
If you like to hike, this is a "must do"! My hubby and 2 older teens stopped here for a break on our way from Anchorage to Denali. We took a hike around the lake and views were incredible! Yes, it was a clear day...More
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Once you arrive, you may wish to visit the Denali Park Visitor Center and ask the rangers what the local regulations are for lake swimming. They can also advise if there are any common waterborne parasites or... More
Once you arrive, you may wish to visit the Denali Park Visitor Center and ask the rangers what the local regulations are for lake swimming. They can also advise if there are any common waterborne parasites or other tips.
I'm sorry but you are stuck without a vehicle. The lake is quite a distance from the lodge. The lodge does have trails that go up Keusugi Ridge but I would be a long but beautiful hike to Byers Lake....