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Liv T.


This was a hike I'll never forget. The first mile or two was crowded and we got stuck behind some horses, but after that we saw maybe 10 folks the rest of the way. The lake is truly the bluest water I've ever seen, I could've spent hours just looking at it. Be sure to take time to explore the shore. There are multiple great waterfall views on the way. On our way out, probably on the last mile or two before the parking lot, we saw a brown bear well below us off the trail near the marshy river flats!

I love this hike, it's a Kenai Peninsula classic! I try to do it every summer if I can. The trail does get limited traffic, so if you're going toward the end of summer it can be quite overgrown in parts.