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Bear Lake, Seward

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#7 of 10 in Nature in Seward
Bear Lake is near the town of Seward and Resurrection Bay, in the Kenai Peninsula Borough on the Kenai Peninsula in the U.S. state of Alaska. It is accessible from Bear Creek Road, which connects it to the Seward Highway. It is the site of salmon enhancement activities since 1962. This program is now managed by the Cook Inlet Aquaculture Association. Current projects at Bear Lake focus on increasing sockeye and coho salmon by controlling species that are predators and competitors.The Bear Lake Formation provides scientists with important geological information about the Miocene environment.
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  • It is sooooo beautifullll! The lake reflects wonderful views of the mountains! It is gorgeous and peaceful and gives you a good s sense of the beauty of Alaska!  more »
  • We just went to see the lake and check out the fish. We did not go on the hiking trail. On the way to the lake is a little river that the salmon run. That was worth the stop.  more »
  • Scenic beauty hard to describe - we actually saw a bear as it was standing in the middle of the road ! Unfortunately by the time I stopped and got my camera ready he had just about got out of the pict...  more »
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