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Address: Kenai, AK

Scenic lake located in Alaska's Kenai Mountains offering a variety of...

Scenic lake located in Alaska's Kenai Mountains offering a variety of outdoor activities such as hiking, fishing, camping and hunting.

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Alaska has so many lakes and rivers it is hard to keep track of them all but Crescent Lake was special. The sun came out and the photo op was beautiful.

Reviewed 2 days ago
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136 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Alaska has so many lakes and rivers it is hard to keep track of them all but Crescent Lake was special. The sun came out and the photo op was beautiful.

Thank I13JAmarym
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47 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016

It's easy to see how people fall in love with this charming scenery. Mountains, trees, wildlife, fresh air, and gorgeous glacial waters. It's unlike anything you've ever seen and will leave an impression with you, long after you've gone. We had a chance to do some fishing and stopped for a picnic and got to experience a Moose and her... More 

Thank Stephanie m
Grove, Oklahoma
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263 reviews
92 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016

There are so many beautiful lakes in the Kendi Pennisula area, but this one is certainly worthy of your time to visit.

Thank skmorton45
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2016

Hired a float plane out of Soldotna, High Adventure Air Charter. Jeremy was our guide. What a great guide. Not only did he put us on a lot of fish but was very personable, knowledgeable and funny. I can't praise him enough for making our day absolutely incredible. Also saw bears and eagles.

1 Thank Jeff S
Bethel, Alaska
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133 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016

We didn't camp here but decided to use the day side to come and cook and hang out by the lake. It was quiet and it offered some picnic tables and also a fire pit for cooking. We only stayed a short time but would like to come back and camp for a weekend when it isn't so busy with... More 

Thank Micheal Colette R
Kenai, Alaska
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60 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2014

I've visited Crescent lake a number of times in the past, it's accessible by a trail that goes by Crescent lake from the north, or by another trail from the south. There is a public use cabin about halfway along the length of the lake, and another one where the south side trail meets the lake, I would imagine it... More 

2 Thank GeraldB308
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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63 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2014

Beautiful setting, awesome cabin on the lake, crystal clear water, great fishing, amazing nature...rude, intrusive, condescending hikers/residents of Alaskans who were all too eager to repeatedly remind me about their firearms. The trails are easy to navigate and very easy to travel--so much so that bikes are able to traverse with no hindrance. Dead wood is plentiful for cutting/splitting. Mountain... More 

1 Thank Jive T
San Diego, California
2 reviews
Reviewed 22 July 2013

Pristine nature, Bald Eagles, saw 5 bears, caught limits of Sockeye. Fly over a volcano and a glacier to get there. Awesome.

Thank William S
Kasilof, Alaska
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2012

My wife and I liked to hike the trail years ago. We camped at the lake three times and have just done the trail to the bridge several times. The bridge is a little more than half way to the lake. Nice spot fore lunch. It is a beautiful place.

1 Thank Robert K
New London, WI
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13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2012

Nice trail, not as strenuous as Sky Line. Could take the dogs along. Great views, good fishing. Fun day!

2 Thank LucyLou50

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