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Amazing views! Worth all the effort!

This hike was quite the work out but the views were well worth the effort. From the lake we were... read more

Reviewed June 7, 2018
Toronto, Canada
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You first hike to Lower Dewey Lake, a 500 ft elevation that can be done by a person with a very... read more

Reviewed May 29, 2018
Kilkenny, Ireland
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Reviewed June 7, 2018 via mobile

This hike was quite the work out but the views were well worth the effort. From the lake we were surrounded by sweeping mountain views. We did the hike in the end of May and the lake was still frozen. Only the top portion of...More

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Reviewed May 29, 2018

You first hike to Lower Dewey Lake, a 500 ft elevation that can be done by a person with a very moderate fitness level. However if you can possibly do it, try to get to Upper Dewey Lake, two miles above. It is a strenuous...More

2  Thank tommywelltravelled
Reviewed September 23, 2017

We had some time in the morning before our excursion to Grizzly Falls Ziplining, and wanted to make the most of it. The trail starts fairly close to the pier, after crossing a creek full of spawning Salmon. The trail isn't too difficult, and you...More

2  Thank David-Travels2
Reviewed June 9, 2017

We had a quick stop off here for a photo opportunity on our way back from a tour. It was incredibly beautiful and unspoilt.

1  Thank EileenW1
Reviewed May 29, 2017 via mobile

It's a bit of a steep climb but some nice views around the lake. You can complete the circuit in a couple of hours. No toilets or water so go prepared.

1  Thank GuiWong
Reviewed September 13, 2016

A long time the hike is really moody, especially after rain. But in the upper part it's getting better and the view is just amazing. The lake has a really nice color and the whole surroundings are just beautiful.

1  Thank Nicoleri
Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

Perfect place for hiking, amazing view, natural wild life all over. Don't miss to go in the water. And never ever dare to feed a bear

Thank Ruth V
Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

Great walk with some fantastic views. However, it is one of the steepest hikes I've ever made. My wife went for a swim when we got to the top, but that looked pretty chilly.

3  Thank JonatanSilvlin
Reviewed August 25, 2016

Most people only make it to the lower Dewey Lake, but if you're in shape you can make it to upper Dewey Lake. It took us almost 7 hours to make the roundtrip hike with a family ranging in age from 6 to 69. We...More

1  Thank Dancer099
Reviewed July 20, 2016

Very beautiful views but you would need transportation from the ship to get there. Down dirt road and local homes could use some upgrades. If you miss it you will live, but if you have transportation, certainly worth the few miles to visit.

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Tom K
July 24, 2016|
Response from Usia2014 | Reviewed this property |
Perhaps check out the Alaska Fish and Game website about their requirements and if they issues a one day license. Also, when we were there the tourist bureau was very helpful. Check with them about fishing as well. We ended... More