Nancy Lake

State Recreation Site

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Nancy Lake State Recreation Site

The broad Susitna river Valley, including what is now the recreation area, was scoured by massive glaciers, which once covered it. When the ice retreated some 9,000 years ago, it left a rolling landscape of elongated glacial deposits, called drumlins, dotted with hundreds of lakes and ponds.

Through the years, most of the Nancy Lake area has remained wild and natural. The area is too wet for ideal cultivation and is not mineral-rich, so it has escaped large-scale settlement by humans. Today, those assets make it a prime place for recreation and enjoyment of nature.


★ ADA Facility - No
★ 36 Acres
★ 30 Campsites (see fee page)
★ No RV size limit
★ Camping Limit - 15 days
★ Toilets
★ Water
★ Picnic sites (15)
★ Picnic Shelter
★ Boat Launch (see fee page)


★ Camping
★ Fishing

66.5 Parks Highway

Driving Directions:
Nancy Lake State Recreation Area is a ninety minute drive north of Anchorage along the Parks Highway. Located at milepost 66.5 of the Parks Highway.

Nancy Lake SRS Location Map