Alaska, Anchorage

Eklutna Lake

5.0Glacial lakesKayakingBikingHikingScenic views

Eklutna Lake is a stunning natural gem nestled in the Chugach Mountains, just a short drive from Anchorage. This picturesque lake offers a peaceful escape into nature, surrounded by breathtaking scenery and abundant outdoor recreational opportunities.

With its crystal-clear turquoise waters and pristine shoreline, Eklutna Lake is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts. The lake is perfect for kayaking, canoeing, paddleboarding, and fishing, allowing you to immerse yourself in the tranquility of the surroundings while enjoying water-based activities.

The surrounding mountains provide a picturesque backdrop for hiking and mountain biking trails, offering stunning vistas and opportunities to spot local wildlife.

For those seeking a more relaxing experience, Eklutna Lake offers several picnic areas where you can unwind and enjoy a meal surrounded by the beauty of nature. The peaceful atmosphere and scenic views make it a perfect spot for a family outing or a romantic picnic.