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Nancy Lakes Recreation Area

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Great attraction

Very nice quiet area. Great scenery and great for a family outing. Good area for a picnic or walks... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2017
H H
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East Paddling and Loons Galore

This is the perfect place for novice paddlers to get a taste of the Alaska lake country. There are... read more

Reviewed 28 November 2016
creebol
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Fort Collins, Colorado
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Interconnected system of lakes great for canoeing.
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“pike” (2 reviews)
“portage” (2 reviews)
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Wasilla, AK
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Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Very nice quiet area. Great scenery and great for a family outing. Good area for a picnic or walks. Very interesting history...we learned how it was named.

Thank H H
Reviewed 28 November 2016

This is the perfect place for novice paddlers to get a taste of the Alaska lake country. There are loons on most of the lakes and you can easily paddle to within 20 feet of them to take photos. The cabins are great - simple,...More

Thank creebol
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Can kayak, or canoe from lake to lake. Lifetime of fun. Fantastic canoeing, or kayaking. Portaging through a chain of lanes. The lakes are secluded. Good access from parking lot. Canoes can be rented by hour or day. Great fishing. Pike, and trout. Peaceful. Serene....More

Thank alaskatrini
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

We paddled the canoe trail and stayed in one of the state park cabins. The cabins are clean and spacious, and the scenery is Alaska at it's finest.

Thank GBradRogers
Reviewed 14 April 2016

This was a great place just to shut down for downtime. Nothing fancy at all but definately worth the visit

Thank Kim B
Reviewed 14 July 2015

We went out to Cabin #3 in February of 2015 – we had a wonderful experience! That fireplace can roar! We were actually too hot! But, loved it. Here is my blog post about the trip with plenty of photos. http://gneissweiss.blogspot.com/2015/02/nancy-lake-cabin.html

1  Thank HollyWR
Reviewed 6 July 2015

We rented Cabin #3 on Nancy Lake which is canoe in only. This would have been perfect if it was not for the motorboat traffic. On our way to the cabin a motorboat sped next to us tipping us over along with our gear and...More

1  Thank Diane M
Reviewed 22 April 2015

Be advised that the majority of the road is not plowed during the winter so you have to park your rig and drive your snowmachine along Nancy Lake Parkway to the recreation area. We have a cabin in Willow and are able to ride the...More

Thank Mike J
Reviewed 19 February 2015

Great place to be winter or summer. Quiet, easy access and tons of things to do. Love this area....so much we moved there ;)

Thank Magster67
Reviewed 16 October 2014

Great place to camp and pet friendly. I sat by the lake for hours watching the ducks and relaxing. I felt safe camping here alone.

1  Thank DianneRoberson
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