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Three Lakes Trailheads Trailhead

The Three Lakes Trail system has trailheads at the beginning of the Sand, Hill, and Crane trails. They are all located off of the Three Lakes Loop Road.

At a Glance

Usage: Light
Water: No
Restroom: No
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions: Drive south from Petersburg on the Mitkof Highway. The Three Lakes Loop Road (#6235) meets the Highway at both 10 miles and 20 miles from Petersburg. The three trailheads are about 15 miles from the north end of the Loop Road and 6 miles from the south end. You can also reach the trail by hiking the Ideal Cove Trail from Frederick Sound. A trail profile for the Three Lakes Trail is not included here because the trail is shaped like an 'E', with spurs to each of the lakes and a road running alongside. People can take any number of routes, depending which lakes they want to visit.

Recreation Map

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Use of Recreation Fees in Alaska

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