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Russian Lakes Trail

Russian Lake Trail
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 Seasons: All Season
 Difficulty: Easy (Moderate in Winter)
 Activity: Wildlife veiwing, hunting, fishing, hiking, mountain biking, cross country skiing, dog mushing, backpacking & snowmobiling.
 Length: 21 Miles (one way)

 Nearest Town: Cooper Landing

 USGS Quads: Kenai B-1, Seward B-8 63K

 How to Get There: North end of trail can be accessed at Mile 52 of the Sterling Highway. Turn onto the Russian River Campground Road, trailhead parking is 1 mile further. East end access is at Mile 48 of the Sterling Highway. Turn into Snug Harbor Road, travel 9 miles to Cooper Lake Road, 3 miles to parking. Cooper Lake Road is not plowed in winter and Snug Harbor Road may be icy.

 Managed by:
USDA Forest Service
Chugach National Forest
Seward Ranger District
P.O. Box Box 390
Seward, AK 99664

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Chugach National Forest

Trail Description:
Provides a variety of recreation opportunities from hiking to mountain biking, snowmobiling, cross country skiing and dog mushing for a day to several days. 2 public recreation cabins available and many scenic campsites. Good hunting for birds, moose, fishing in both streams and lakes. Short side trail to Russian River Falls provides salmon jumping viewing. Trail is closed to saddle/packstock from April 1 - June 30 and motorized vehicles from May 1 - Nov 30.

Last updated on Wednesday, March 12, 2008.
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