Nancy Lake State Recreation Area
Located just 90 minutes north of Anchorage by car, Nancy Lake State Recreation Area is a popular destination for camping, hiking, canoeing and fishing. This area has been preserved for recreation purposes. Winter activities include snow machining, dog mushing, snow shoeing and cross country skiing.
A popular summer activity in the area is use of the Canoe Trail System. The Lynx Lake Loop canoe trail travels through an eight mile chain of lakes, with portages clearly marked.
This State Recreation Area is home to 13 public use cabins that are available to rent through the Alaska State Parks. Many are accessible only by water. The cabins offer wooden bunks, wood burning stoves, outhouses and an outdoor fire ring.
Two campgrounds are available within Nancy Lake State Recreation Area. The South Rolly Lake Campground offers 96 sites, fire pits, water and latrines. This campground offers a boat launch and canoe rentals. An additional 30 sites are available on the northeast shore of Nancy Lake.
For more information, please visit the Alaska State Parks website for Nancy Lake State Recreation Area.
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