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Alaska Department of Natural Resources

Division of Parks & Outdoor Recreation

Kenai River

Kenai Region

Scout Lake State Recreation Site

Scout Lake State Recreation Site


★ ADA Facility - No
★ 164 Acres
★ Daily Parking Fee - no charge
★ Toilets
★ Water
★ Picnic Sites
★ Picnic Shelters

Useful Information

Kenai River Special Management Area brochure


★ Day Use
★ Hiking
★ Trails

Day use only - fishing and trails.

Scout Lake has a picnic shelter available for reservation. It has four picnic tables and can accommodate up to 25 people.
Make a reservation for the picnic shelter

85 Sterling Highway

Driving Directions:
Take the Seward Hwy South, bear right to the Sterling Hwy at the Seward Cut-off. Located at milepost 85 of the Sterling Hwy.

Mission Statement

"The Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation provides outdoor recreation opportunities and conserves and interprets natural, cultural, and historic resources for the use, enjoyment, and welfare of the people."

Accessibility Notice

Division of Parks & Outdoor Recreation

Atwood Building
550 West 7th Avenue
Suite 1380
Anchorage, AK 99501
DNR Public Information Center:
(907) 269-8400
DPOR Director's Office:
(907) 269-8700