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Refuge Notebook: A hike a week challenege

...Crescent Lake. All of these trails are surprisingly unique in their own way. This week I am looking forward to hiking Hideout Trail.To find out more about my adventures, check out my trail reports on the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge Facebook...
Skilak recreation area not lacking in opportunities

...half-mile-long Burney's Trail out of Hidden Lake Campground, with the roughly one-and-a-half-mile-long Hideout Trail. We haven't flagged the entire route yet, but the connector should add one-and-a-half to two miles of new...
Share the refuge with a child; it will open up a brand new world

...afternoon. And nearby, the refuge has a new trail called Hideout Trail, recently completed after two seasons of volunteer...other adults and four kids ages 4 to 13 to the top of Hideout Trail. There were berries, scenery and adventure for...
Mountain trail open windows to the wilderness

...vegetation near the beginning of the Hideout Trail off Skilak Loop. Photo by M...receive maintenance this week. Hideout Trail Just shy of two miles down Skilak Lake Road is Hideout Trail. Parking is to the south and...
A rose is a rose -- unless it's a dandelion

My family hiked up Hideout Trail over Memorial Day. It's a favorite with my kids because it quickly gets us above treeline, giving us great views of the upper...
Autumn afield

...of rich colors that result from the foliage's fall change. Kent's top recommendation for leaf-peepers is the Hideout Trail, approximately 1.5 miles from the east entrance of the Skilak Lake Road. The trail starts at an elevation of 550...


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