Trail

Nest Lake Trail

Sterling, AK
Length: 1.10 mi.
Type: Out & Back

About This Trail

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Nest Lake Trail traverses over gentle rolling terrain and provides easy access to Nest Lake. The trail is relatively flat, but ascends and descends a few gentle slopes. Evidence of beaver activity can be found near Nest Lake.
OTHER ACTIVITIES: Opportunities for wildlife viewing include moose, black bear, loons, beaver, muskrat, waterfowl and a variety of shorebirds.
WINTER ACTIVITIES: Access to Nest Lake during winter months with adequate snow cover is possible with snowshoes.

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Trail Features

Surface type Dirt
Elevation gain 65 ft.
Carrier needed No
Stroller friendly No
ADA accessible No
Water fountains No
Bathrooms No
Cell reception None
Pet friendly Yes
Nearby convenience store No
Camping Nearby No
Emergency support
within 5 miles
No

Trail highlights

Lake, Shaded Hike, and Wildlife Viewing

Trail Contributor

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Lacey Stock is the Kenai Peninsula Branch Ambassador (16,000 square miles) in Alaska for Hike it Baby. She is also a volunteer on the Technical Support Team and Calendar Team for Hike it Baby. She has visited 49 out of the 50 United States and hopes to hit Hawaii in the near future. She has enjoyed hiking all her life and hopes to instill that same value and love in her three daughters (Rebekah (6), Hannah (4), and Esther (2).) Originally from Katy Texas (Near Houston), she now resides in Nikiski Alaska. Lacey owns her own yoga studio and volunteers on two local boards (Kenai Little League and Nikiski Senior Service Area). She also is a fulltime college student currently with a Associates of Technology in Process Technology and pursuing a Bachelors of Arts in Social Sciences with concentrations in Anthropology, Government & Political Science, and Economics. She is a homeschooling mom as well and loves to take her kiddos on “fieldtrips” around the country where you can almost always find them hiking during the trip.