Information About

Big Lake

Quick Facts

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Location

61 ° 31' 46" N,
149 ° 54' 27" W

Region

Matanuska-Susitna

Elevation

144 ft (43.89 m)

Uses

Big Lake in Detail.

About

15 mi WSW of Wasilla and 21 mi N of Anchorage, Cook Inlet Low. 4.5 miles long. 2495 acres in size. Maximum depth is 89 feet.

History

Local name reported in 1960 by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

Places Near Big Lake
Areas:

Ch-ak-nileght, K-enakatnu Kaq-, Nuk-elehitnu Kaq-,

Bays:

Eagle Bay, Goose Bay, K-itudaghi-ut, Knik Arm, Nolfi Cove,

Capes:

K-eł Taydeght, Ts-es I-unt,

Channels:

K-eyghashtnu,

Cities:

Houston,

Flats:

Eagle River Flats,

Hills:

Radar Hill,

Islands:

Crescent Moon Island, Flat Lakes Island, Freundly Island, Long Island, Loon Island, Pleasure Island, Waldron Island,

Lakes:

Airolo Lake, Anna Lake, Bald Lake, Barley Lake, Bear Paw Lake, Beaver Lakes, Beaver Tail Lake, Beaverhouse Lake, Lake Beth, Big Beaver Lake, Big Lake, Big Noluck Lake, Birch Lake, Blanket Lake, Bolo Lake, Bottle Lake, Brocker Lake, Buckley Lake Number One, Buckley Lake Number Two, Cann Lake, Carpenter Lake, Cathy Lake, Caves Lake, Charr Lake, Cheri Lake, Chicken Lake, Colt Lake, Cranberry Lake, Crooked Lake, Crystal Lake, Dawn Lake, Diamond Lake, Diana Lakes, East Butterfly Lake, East Papoose Lake, Echo Lake, Farmer Lake, Flat Lake, Florence Lake, Frazer Lake, Frog Lake, Frying Pan Lake, Gosh Lake, Gunmetal Lake, Heart Lake, Heins Pond, Herkimer Lake, Homestead Lake, Honeybee Lake, Horseshoe Lake, Hourglass Lake, Houston Lake, Jack Lake, Jacknife Lake, Jade Lake, James Lake, Jano Pond, Jean Lake, Jewell Lake, John Lake, Johnson Pond, Kelly Lake, Knik Lake, Liten Lake, Little Beaver Lake, Little Chicken Lake, Little Houston Lake, Little Noluck Lake, Lloyds Pond, Long Lake, Long Lake, Loon Lake, Loonsong Lake, Lost Lake, Lynda Lake, Lynne Lake, Lynx Lake, Lake Marion, Maruro Lake, Milo Lakes, Mirror Lake, Muleshoe Lake, My Lake, Nancy Lake, Never-Never Lake, Orchid Lake, Oriana Lake, Owl Lake, Papoose Twins, Pear Lake, Pond Lake, Prator Lake, Pup Lake, Rainbow Lake, Rhein Lake, Rocky Lake, Ruth Lake, Sara Lake, Serenity Lake, Sevenmile Lake, Skeetna Lake, Stepan Lake, Stephan Lake, Stevens Lake, Stevens Lake, Sunbeam Lake, Suncrest Lake, Susan Lake, Tanaina Lake, Threemile Lake, Trigger Lake, Twin Island Lake, Twin Lake, West Beaver Lake, West Lake, West Papoose Lake, Whale Lake, White Lake, Willow Lake, Woody Lake, Yates Pond, Zero Lake,

Parks:

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

Rivers:

Eagle River,

Streams:

Betnu Hghilgeditnu, Ch-ak-nileghtnu, Clunie Creek, Coho Creek, East Fork Coho Creek, Fish Creek, Goose Creek, Lake Creek, Lilly Creek, Little Meadow Creek, Lucile Creek, Meadow Creek, Mule Creek, O-Brien Creek, Soldier Creek, Teddy Creek, Threemile Creek, West Fork Coho Creek,

Routes:

Iditarod Trail,

Cities:

Big Lake, Big Lake, John Fitzgerald Kennedy City, Knik, Point MacKenzie, Willow Lake,