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Bear Lake, Seward

4.4
#8 of 10 in Nature in Seward
Water Body · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Bear Lake (one of a dozen lakes by this name in Alaska) is near the town of Seward and Resurrection Bay, in the Kenai Peninsula Borough on the Kenai Peninsula in the U.S. state of Alaska. It is accessible from Bear Creek Road, which connects it to the Seward Highway. It is the site of salmon enhancement activities since 1962. This program is now managed by the Cook Inlet Aquaculture Association.

Current projects at Bear Lake focus on increasing sockeye and coho salmon by controlling species that are predators and competitors.

The Bear Lake Formation provides scientists with important geological information about the Miocene environment.
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  • We kayaked around this beautiful little lake and loved it! The mountains in the distance were mirrored in the lake and it was clear as glass. We saw 2 bald eagles and 2 loons. Most importantly we...  more »
  • We were very pleased with the B&B! The staff and owners were very nice and made us feel at home. Breakfast selections were tasty and it was nice meeting the other guests. The best part was the...  more »

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