The 17 Most Amazing Reflecting Pools In Alaska That Will Give You A Magical Dose Of Eye Candy

The magical natural phenomenon that happens when an object (such as a mountain) reflects effortlessly off of a smooth surface (such as a lake) is called a specular reflection. As the surrounding light bounces off an object onto a smooth surface, the light will then reflect at the exact same angle as it hits the surface. Alaska is known for having some of the most magnificent reflections that happen in the middle of even the most raw and rugged isolated wilderness areas. Check out a handful of our favorite spots to soak in all of the incredible eye-candy to be had.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

For even more great stuff, here are 7 wonders of the world that are located right here in the Last Frontier. Plus, here are the top 25 places that you should go to in Alaska in 2017.