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Auke Lake Camera

We feel that the UAS campus has one of the best views of any college campus. The REC Center has installed two HD cameras, one near the dock on Auke Lake and the other from the fifth floor of John Pugh Hall. While the Auke Lake Camera serves the purpose of keeping an eye on our watercraft in the summer, it is also a great way for former students to get their "Auke Lake Fix".

Auke Lake is a gateway to kayaking, paddle boarding, canoeing, and fishing in the summer with x-country skiing and ice skating in the winter. The Auke Lake Trail offers a great break between classes with a trail that allows you to leave campus and return via. a loop trail with lots of scenic outlooks along the way.


Auke Lake was the start of the Ironman Alaska triathlon on August 7, 2022. The University of Alaska Southeast campus (UAS) was the location of all transitions and the finish line.

Live Views

Below is a live view of Auke Lake from the UAS dock. Average lake temperatures in the summer run in the low 50's in April/May to the high 60's in July/August. Select current weather and air conditions for Auke Bay. For Auke Lake water conditions view our Auke Lake temperature and weather shared Google document.

Time Lapse Playlist

24 hours on Auke Lake in 30 seconds. Select the playlist dropdown to view other days provided.

Favorite Photos

A selection of our favorite photos taken with the Auke Lake camera. From sunrise to sunsets, kayaks to otters exploring the lake. Auke Lake photos and more available from our Flickr.

Below is a live view from the fifth floor of John Pugh Residence Hall. The Juneau main campus is in the foreground with incredible views of Auke Lake and near by mountains bordering the Juneau ice field.