- The Tlingit Chilkat, Southern and Northern Tutchone and Copper River peoples have gathered here to trade for thousands of years.
- The Southern Tutchone name Chetthel Chi means “stone axe handle lake” referring to the copper trade item found nearby.
- Good place to see migrating birds in the fall. Look for moose, beaver, muskrat and otter.
- You can get to The Pickhandle Lakes Habitat Protection Area by boat on the Koidern River.
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Map download :
Pickhandle Recreation Site Map (190.11 KB)
Bear proof garbage bins
At least one wheelchair accessible outhouse
Viewing structures or signage about local cultural and natural history