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Location: In the Tongass National Forest, south of Petersburg on Mitkof Island.
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 Crane Lake Trailhead is 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.
The Crane Lake Trail is 1.5 miles long. It begins at the trailhead on the Three Lakes Loop Road and ends at the junction with Ideal Cove and Hill Lake Trails. A fishing platform with picnic table, and rowboat with oars is provided. The trail is open for the following uses: Hiking
Primary Surface: Not Available
Secondary Surface: None
Elevation Low Point: Not Available
Elevation High Point: Not Available
Elevation Gain (cumulative): Not Available
Year Designated: 1979
For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.
Tongass National Forest
P.O. Box 309
Petersburg, AK 99833
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