Hike To This Little-Known Swimming Hole In Alaska For A Perfect Summer Dip

Skagway is one of the most fascinating towns in Alaska. It is easy to find yourself there when on a ferry on the Alaska Marine Highway or on a cruise ship. Tucked into the crook of the Alaska panhandle, Skagway has a perfect mix of the southeast rainforest and towering Alaskan mountains.

It is here you will find this perfect spot for a summer outing. Lower Dewey Lake is an excellent vantage point from which to experience the beauty of the area. Bring a picnic and spend the day relaxing in the country. Head to the Lower Dewey Lake in Skagway for a clear, cool swimming spot on a rare hot, sunny Alaskan summer day.

More information and a map here.

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