Lake Florence Trail

The Lake Florence trail is 1.4 miles long. The trail gradually climbs from saltwater on Chatham Strait through a spruce/hemlock forest and ends at Lake Florence. The trail is open for the following uses: Hiking

At a Glance

Permit Info: No
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Juneau
Water: Non-Potable Water
Restroom: No
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions: Located on the west side of Admiralty Island and north side of the lake outflow is accessed by East Florence cabin skiff. Cabin users may also choose to bring a small outboard motor (less than 10 horsepower due to wilderness regulations). Lake access is by float plane. It is about a 30-minute flight one way from Juneau. Suggested USGS topo map: Sitka D-2, D-3.


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  Area/Length : 
1.4 miles

  Elevation : 
0 - 200