This quiet, family campground is nestled on Byers Lake at the foot of Kesugi Ridge and is an access point to Kesugi Ridge trail via the Cascade trail. The area offers spectacular views of Mt. Denali. It is located 147 miles north of Anchorage and 90 miles from the National Park Service entrance. Burbot, Lake and Rainbow Trout fishing. Byers Lake has three Public-Use Cabins for nightly rental.
The broad Susitna river Valley, including what is now the recreation area, was scoured by massive glaciers, which once covered it. When the ice retreated some 9,000 years ago, it left a rolling landscape of elongated glacial deposits, called drumlins, dotted with hundreds of lakes and ponds.