Information About

Waldron Island

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Waldron Island on The Map

Location

61 ° 40' 51" N,
149 ° 59' 38" W

Region

Matanuska-Susitna

Nearest City

Wasilla

Elevation

210 ft (64.01 m)

Uses

Waldron Island in Detail.

About

In Nancy Lake State Recreation Area, located in Nancy Lake, 5.6 km (3.5 mi) E of Willow and 52 km (32.5 mi) NNW of Anchorage.

History

Named for Arthur and Edith Waldron, longtime owners of the island of which they had a cabin on. Arthur founded Anchorage Sand & Gravel in 1938. In the 1950s Arthur Waldron and Edith traveled the lower 48 fund raising to begin the Alaska Pacific University.

Places Near Waldron Island
Areas:

Dach-qelqiht, Tanltun Dinlent,

Bays:

K-itudaghi-ut, Nolfi Cove,

Cities:

Houston, Willow,

Hills:

Radar Hill,

Islands:

Beq-estsiq- Tuyu-uh, Crescent Moon Island, Flat Lakes Island, Freundly Island, Long Island, Loon Island, Pleasure Island, Waldron Island,

Lakes:

Anna Lake, Bald Lake, Beaver Lakes, Beaver Tail Lake, Beaverhouse Lake, Big Beaver Lake, Big Lake, Big Noluck Lake, Birch Lake, Blanket Lake, Boot Lake, Bottle Lake, Buckley Lake Number One, Buckley Lake Number Two, Butterfly Lake, Cathy Lake, Charr Lake, Chicken Lake, Colt Lake, Cow Lake, Cranberry Lake, Crooked Lake, Crystal Lake, Diamond Lake, Diana Lakes, East Butterfly Lake, East Papoose Lake, Echo Lake, Flat Lake, Florence Lake, Frazer Lake, Frying Pan Lake, Gene Lake, Gosh Lake, Gunmetal Lake, Heart Lake, Heins Pond, Hock Lake, Holdens Lake, Homestead Lake, Honeybee Lake, Horseshoe Lake, Hourglass Lake, Houston Lake, Jack Lake, Jacknife Lake, Jade Lake, James Lake, Jano Pond, Jean Lake, John Lake, Kashwitna Lake, Kelly Lake, Liten Lake, Little Beaver Lake, Little Chicken Lake, Little Houston Lake, Little Lonely Lake, Little Noluck Lake, Lloyds Pond, Long Lake, Loonsong Lake, Low Lakes, Lynda Lake, Lynne Lake, Lynx Lake, Lake Marion, Maruro Lake, Milo Lakes, Mirror Lake, Muleshoe Lake, Nancy Lake, Never-Never Lake, North Rolly Lake, Orchid Lake, Oriana Lake, Owl Lake, Papoose Twins, Pear Lake, Phoebe Lake, Piper Lake, Pond Lake, Pup Lake, Rainbow Lake, Red Shirt Lake, Rhein Lake, Rocky Lake, Rolly Twin Lakes, Ruth Lake, Sara Lake, Serenity Lake, Skeetna Lake, South Rolly Lake, Stepan Lake, Stephan Lake, Stevens Lake, Stevens Lake, Sunbeam Lake, Suncrest Lake, Susan Lake, Tanaina Lake, Tl-eghesh Bena Bidiltuni, Trigger Lake, Twin Lake, Twin Shirt Lakes, Vera Lake, West Beaver Lake, West Lake, West Papoose Lake, Willow Lake, Yates Pond, Yohn Lake, Zero Lake,

Parks:

Big Lake North State Recreation Site, Big Lake South State Recreation Site,

Ridges:

Tanltun Tesha,

Streams:

197 1/2 Mile Creek, Betnu Hghilgeditnu, Coho Creek, Deception Creek, East Fork Coho Creek, Fish Creek, Iron Creek, Lake Creek, Lilly Creek, Little Meadow Creek, Little Willow Creek, Lucile Creek, Lynx Creek, Meadow Creek, Rogers Creek, Teddy Creek, Threemile Creek, West Fork Coho Creek, Willow Creek,

Routes:

Iditarod Trail,

Cities:

Big Lake, Big Lake, Tanltunt (historical), Willow Lake,