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Address: Wasilla, AK
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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
DianneRoberson
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Palmer, Alaska, United States
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Palmer, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Can kayak, or canoe from lake to lake. Lifetime of fun. Fantastic canoeing, or kayaking. Portaging through a chain of lanes. The lakes are secluded. Good access from parking lot. Canoes can be rented by hour or day. Great fishing. Pike, and trout. Peaceful. Serene. Beautiful. A place ever visitor should visit.

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Thank alaskatrini
Wasilla, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We paddled the canoe trail and stayed in one of the state park cabins. The cabins are clean and spacious, and the scenery is Alaska at it's finest.

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Thank GBradRogers
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

This was a great place just to shut down for downtime. Nothing fancy at all but definately worth the visit

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Thank Kim B
Anchorage, Alaska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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 Thank HollyWR
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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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1 Thank Diane M
Wasilla, Alaska
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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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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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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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1 Thank DianneRoberson
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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Thank CCBake
Michigan
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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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