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

...staff. Each campground has a boat access with large launches for trailered boats on the bigger lakes such as Hidden Lake, Skilak Lake, and Dolly Varden Lake, or lake access for kayaks and canoes at Engineer Lake, Lower Ohmer Lake, and Petersen...
Refuge Notebook: Permitting Kenai National Wildlife Refuge commercial guides and outfitters

...Portions of the Kenai River within the Refuge include river miles 25.1 to 28, river mile 45.4 upstream to Skilak Lake, Skilak Lake itself, and Skilak Lake upstream to Russian River (Upper Kenai River). The Upper River is an area with a limited...
Hiking with kids: Make it fun

...2-mile roundtrip hike. The trailhead is at Hidden Lake Campground. At the end of the trail, hikers can see Hidden Lake, Skilak Lake and the Kenai Mountains. Because of roots and narrow boardwalks, strollers cannot be used on refuge trails...
Refuge Notebook: A trek across the Kenai 160 years ago in search of beetles continued down the Skeljanktnu to the Bentilent (northeast shore of Skilak Lake), then along Kastudelenbna Lake (Skilak Lake) and down the Kaktnu River (Kenai River), arriving at Nicolajewsche (Kenai) on September 9. After dropping...
Fish beware: Winter offers no respite: Early season action hot on stocked lakes three-inch spoons, airplane jigs or soft bait that imitates juvenile rainbow trout. The region's biggest lakes, Skilak, Tustumena and Kenai, take longer to freeze and most won't be solid until sometime in January, depending on the...
KRSMA board seeking four new members

...River Special Management Area, which consists of more than 105 linear miles of rivers and lakes, including Kenai Lake, Skilak Lake, and the Kenai River from River Mile 82 downstream to four miles above the river's mouth on Cook Inlet...
Taking care of Kenai River business a team effort

...provide a big bubble of protection around the headwaters of the Kenai River. The remainder of the water column -- Kenai Lake, Skilak Lake and the Kenai River -- is a state park. "Fortunately, agriculture and industry are not big in this part of...
Drivers should exercise caution as caribou move to calving grounds Soldotna. The caribou are hoofing it to get from areas where they spend the winters, such as around Brown's Lake, Skilak Loop and the Moose River Flats, to their spring calving grounds primarily south of Soldotna. "The peak of calving...


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