This Hidden Picturesque Lake In Alaska Is Like Something Out Of A Dream

From Anchorage, head out for a day trip and soak in the beauty of the wilderness just a short drive from the city. There are trails to explore, berries to pick, a lake to canoe on and lots of places for camping and picnicking. Enjoy a beautiful summer day exploring all there is to experience. The stunning Eklutna Lake is so clear, and shimmers with a vibrant blue color so intense, you’ll swear you are in a dream.

Eklutna Lake Campground
26.5 Glenn Highway
Eagle River, AK

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Learn more about the Eklutna Lake Trail System here.


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