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Lake Eklutna

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Address: Chugach State Park, Anchorage, AK
Phone Number: 907-345-5014
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FIRST TIME KAYAK EXPERIENCE

Family trip to Alaska took us to this destination to do some kayaking. My husband and I had never done this before and it turned out to be a fun adventure. The lake is just... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
hotsync50
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Fountain Hill PA
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Fountain Hill PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Family trip to Alaska took us to this destination to do some kayaking. My husband and I had never done this before and it turned out to be a fun adventure. The lake is just beautiful. The scenery surrounds you as you glide across the lake. The place to rent the kayaks was very informative and friendly. Would recommend to... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Rented a double kayak for $40 for 2 hours. It was overcast and rainy while we paddled around the lake which was nice because there was no wind! The lake is a beautiful turquoise blue. It is very cold!! 45 degrees and over 300 feet deep. Views are amazing - look for moose and bear!!

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Princeton, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Eklutna lake is a handy day-trip from Anchorage. Not too far yet good enough to do on a rainy or overcast day. Plenty of locals to keep you company. A good option to consider towards the end of your stay in the last frontier.

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Thank Amit N
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great glacial lake to hike. Can rent kayaks, bikes, atvs. Nice views. There is a waterfall quite a way down the 13 mile one way trail.

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Tivoli, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent a fun afternoon four wheeling around Lake Eklutna. The water fall alone was worth the trip!

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Shellharbour, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A 40 minute scenic drive from Palmer or Anchorage is this stunning huge Lake with its natural beauty on display for you to experience. There is a large car park with trails leading off around and to the lake. Plenty of areas for a picnic or to walk and explore. Great photos in this area.

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's a Beautiful and Nice Place to be. So cool and pretty. I would definitely come back here pretty soon !..

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Wasilla, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This lake is sort of in the middle of no where but it is just beautiful. We recently took some family there and they loved it. We got great photos. The trails are very nice.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A little more than a 45 min drive north of Anchorage this lake and state park provides a spectacular renaissance and many outdoor activities like biking, hiking, kayaking, and stone skipping. The lake is a pristine turquoise blue feed by the Eklutna glacier. We truly enjoyed an entire day at this park.

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Houston, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came here for kayaking. The lake is nice but not spectacular. It was a gloomy day though, and we did not do any hiking as well. so maybe we could not embrace all of its beauty. But it is a good spot for kayaking with quite a bit of wind. Quite and nice view of the surrounding mountains! The... More 

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