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Best things to do in Big Lake

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Point of Interest
“Educational tours about life with sled dogs and racing in the Iditarod with a major focus on training and caring for sled dogs.”
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Grocery or Supermarket
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Campground
“Great place to access the Little Su river. We do fishing and berry picking here. Skiing in winter too...”
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Natural Feature
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Natural Feature
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American Restaurant
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“This is a family style restaurant that is open daily. This is the closest place to get some food, a cup of coffee and watch the locals gather. ”
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Natural Feature
“Before Anchorage existed, Knik was the big settlement in the upper Cook Inlet. The old start of the Iditarod trail race, an old museum and a beautiful scenic pull-out at mile 14.5 are worth seeing...”
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Restaurant
“Really good pizza and food. They do not deliver but have take out. Right on Big Lake so have great sunset views. The closest restaurant to us. ”
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Bar
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Library
“Closest library and town. Wifi access and good information about the area....”
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Natural Feature
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Natural Feature
“Salmon and trout fishing nearby. Check www.adfg.alaska.gov/index.cfm?adfg=PersonalUsebyAreaSouthcentralfishCreekSalmon.main to see if it is open for fishing.”
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Route
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Locality
“Nearby Lake, decent trout, greyling, and pike fishing. Huge lake, great for boating and weekend trips with usual activities on weekends, ”
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Gas Station
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