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Byers Lake

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Address: 147 Parks Highway, Talkeetna, AK 99676
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A good walk unspoiled

This beautiful lake is worth the drive. Unspoiled and well maintained trail around the lake with fabulous views of the real Alaska.

Reviewed 27 July 2016
Jim F
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Placentia
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Placentia
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19 reviews
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Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

This beautiful lake is worth the drive. Unspoiled and well maintained trail around the lake with fabulous views of the real Alaska.

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Reviewed 18 July 2016

Beautiful lake; quiet lush forest. Mostly flat with several short up and down patches. Not too steep.

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Glasgow, Scotland
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96 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2016

We weren't sure about making the 40 mile round trip detour from our trip down from Fairbanks to Anchorage, however decided that we would go and wasn't disappointed. It was a really warm day - with clear blue sky and temperatures in the high 70s. It was a bit like stepping back in time, but in a good way. Easy... More 

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Boca Raton, Florida
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1,503 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 422 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

We had organised a photography orientated day tour and we visited this place. Despite the rain, it was interesting taking a gentle trail to the Beeman cabin and back. There was plenty of naturalist photography interest. Only problem was the bugs

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Anchorage, Alaska
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20 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2016

We camped here for two nights. The campground was well laid out, quiet and the particular site we chose was very private. Facilities were clean and convenient. The lake is beautiful and the trail next to it was really nice to walk on in the morning. We rented a canoe from the onsite boat rental (they also rent open kayaks)... More 

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Sacramento, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 June 2016

We stayed at the Princess Lodge near Trapper Creek and decided to take a late night hike around the lake. Beautiful views and the sky was reflecting off the lake with two swans swimming in the Lake. Hiked to the Suspension bridge and unfortunately the bridge was destroyed over the winter due to high water levels and ice collected on... More 

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Clearwater, Florida
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20 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2016

Took a guided tour of this lake and it was awesome. Booked tour through our cruise line. Josh was our guide, he was great.

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1 Thank Julie B
Trapper Creek, Alaska
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39 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2016 via mobile

A hidden gem often bypassed for the Alaskan Jurrassic Park i.e. Denali National Park. Denali State Park has it all...Byers lake has a suspension bridge to plop down on and watch salmon spawn below you. How cool is that????

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Pagewood
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125 reviews
70 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2015

Amazing scenery abounds in this area where rivers join each other. Great mountain vistas together with forests and lakes.

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Tucson, Arizona
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27 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2015

reasonably priced campground, no hookups, firewood for sale, friendly ranger staff. the scenery is amazing, fishing not so good

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