Category - The Great Outdoors

Byers Lake

August 11, 2017 by Casey Ressler
Byers Lake, tucked into Denali State Park, is an outdoor enthusiast's paradise, as it offers amazing hiking, canoeing, kayaking and camping opportunities year-round. The lake, located at Mile 147 Parks Hwy, (Highway 3), is in the heart of Denali State Park, and getting there is half the fun, as the...

Chasing Kings

June 21, 2017 by Casey Ressler
If your dream day begins by waking up at 3 a.m. on your day off, just so you can hit the river by 6 a.m., you aren't alone - you are a salmon angler and right now, the place to be is on the water, chasing king salmon as they enter Mat-Su Valley streams. King salmon fishing has been fair to average...

Public use cabins

November 18, 2016 by Casey Ressler
If you're looking for an adventure in the outdoors but don't want to go the camping route, the Alaska State Parks have just the answer - public use cabins that can be found at many popular Mat-Su locations. There are 17 public use cabins located in the Mat-Su in three different park regions - Denali...