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Refuge Notebook: At a loss for what to do? Camping opportunitites galore

...campgrounds including Watson Lake, Kelly Lake, Engineer Lake, Rainbow Lake, and Dolly Varden Lake. In addition...Varden Lake, or lake access for kayaks and canoes at Engineer Lake, Lower Ohmer Lake, and Petersen Lake. These water...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-07-23/refuge-notebook-at-a-loss-for-wh
Outdoors
Campgrounds reopen in wake of Card Street fire

...Refuge have reopened in the wake of the Card Street fire following the controlled burn. Hidden Lake, Upper Skilak, Engineer Lake, Lower Ohmer, Jean Lake, Kelly Lake, Peterson Lake and Watson Lake campgrounds opened at noon on Thursday, according...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-25/campgrounds-reopen-in-wake-of-card-s
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Skilak Lake Loop Road reopened

...elsewhere. Skilak Lake Road remains closed from the west entrance at the Sterling Highway to milepost 9.3 at the Engineer Lake Overlook. Lower Skilak Campground and Boat Launch and Bottenintnin Lake day use area remain closed. The road is open...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-28/firefighting-efforts-wind-down-on-ca
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[Update] Rehabilitation to start on Card Street fire

...following a successful controlled burn near Skilak Lake that took place on Wednesday. Hidden Lake, Upper Skilak, Engineer Lake, Lower Ohmer, Jean Lake, Kelly Lake, Peterson Lake and Watson Lake campgrounds opened at noon on Thursday, according...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-16/update-card-street-fire-crews-reach-
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Stormy Lake fishing again restricted

...Hidden Lake and Skilak Lake, can be fished for Arctic char and Dolly Varden. In addition, anglers have reported that Engineer Lake is considered to be good Arctic char and Dolly Varden fishing through the ice, once it's fully formed. In the Swanson...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-11-11/stormy-lake-fishing-again-restricted
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Refuge Notebook: Winter Solstice is for the birds

...seeds. Red-necked Phalaropes, a shorebird that commonly nests in wetlands adjacent to lakes such as the far side of Engineer Lake, are literally scattered wherever there are oceans this time of year, but primarily off the coasts of southern South...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2013-12-19/refuge-notebook-winter-solstice-
Outdoors
Stormy Lake fishing regulations change, Dolly Varden and Arctic char off limits

...unharmed. Other area lakes can be fished for Arctic char and Dolly Varden, such as Hidden Lake and Skilak Lake. Engineer Lake is considered to be good Acrtic Char and Dolly Varden fishing through the ice, once it's fully formed. In the Swanson...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2013-11-21/stormy-lake-fishing-regulations-
Fishing
Visiting angler dies in refuge

...in the wilderness. Both accidents happened Monday. A New Hampshire man, 65-year-old George Schacht, died at Engineer Lake, near Skilak Lake in the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, apparently when his fishing inner tube tipped over. Relatives...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/062701/new_0627010004.shtml
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Skilak recreation area not lacking in opportunities

...users of the public-use cabin at Engineer Lake. This cabin is not visible from...that hugs the western shore of Engineer Lake. Some were songbirds like the...the cabin on the north shore of Engineer Lake for the weekend. She said peace...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/081907/people_3491.shtml
Hiking with kids: Make it fun

...Seven Lakes Trail, 8.8 miles roundtrip. Hikers can start at either end of the trail - Kelly Lake Campground or Engineer Lake Campground. The trail offers lake and mountain views. Ostrowski said that even if a child doesn't hike the entire...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2013-06-27/hiking-with-kids-make-it-fun
Outdoors

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