A 0.3 mile long scenic trail 25 miles from Hoonah along Forest road 8508. The outlet creek is crossed by a trail bridge, which provides an opportunity to observe fish and water birds. At the lake you will find two picnic tables, fire rings, and opportunities for fishing and nature viewing. Along the lake shore beaver have built a den, and can often be seen in the lake. A Forest Service supplied boat can be found on the lakeshore, but be sure to bring your own oars.
At a Glance
Directions: 25 miles southeast of Hoonah on Forest Road 8508.
Lake and Pond Fishing
Freshwater lake fishing opportunities available in season for a variety of species including salmon, trout, and Dolly Varden. Refer to http://www.adfg.alaska.gov species, permits and regulations.
Explore an immense variety of flora and unique ecosystems of the Tongass National rain Forest
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Boating - Non-Motorized
The Forest Service occasionally maintains a small boat at Bear Paw lake for public use.