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Finger Lake

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61 ° 36' 15.847" N,
149 ° 16' 52.075" W



Nearest City



338 ft (103.02 m)



Finger Lake in Detail.


in Matanuska Valley, 5 mi. W of Palmer, Cook Inlet Low. 362 acres in size. 1.8 miles long.


Descriptive name given in 1898 by Captain E. F. Glenn, USA. So named "because when viewing the lake on a map, a point of land in the lake gives the impression of a finger."


On June 10, 2023, 1 person died while canoeing. Read More

On June 20, 2017, 1 person died while canoeing. Read More

Places Near Finger Lake

Microdot Ridge,


Ch-atan Kaq-, Chuqilin Kaq-, Skitnu Hdakaq-,


Palmer, Wasilla,


Eklutna Dam, Eklutna Dam, Lower Eklutna Dam, Memory Lake Estates Dam Number 1, Memory Lake Estates Dam Number 2,


Duck Flats, Eklutna Flats,


Anderson Lake, Baird Lake, Lake Barbara, Black Lake, Bradley Lake, Canoe Lake, Chignaki Pond, Clear Lake, Cornelius Lake, Cottonwood Lake, Dandy Lake, Dinkel Lake, Dry Lake, Duck Lake, Dusk Lake, Echo Lake, Edmonds Lake, Eklutna Lake, Emerald Lake, Ezi Slough, Finger Lake, Gold Cord Lake, Gooding Lake, Hart Lake, High Ridge Lake, Irene Lake, Johnson Lake, Kennedy Lake, Kepler Lake, Kings Lake, Klaire Lake, Loberg Lake, Long Lake, Lucile Lake, Matanuska Lake, McLeod Lake, Meier Lake, Memory Lake, Minor Lake, Mirror Lake, Mud Lake, Mud Lake, Neklason Lake, Nik-udatl-ech-a Bena, Paradise Lake, Pinnacle Lake, Reed Lake, Reedy Lake, Reflections Lake, Summit Lake, Triangle Lake, Walby Lake, Wasilla Lake, Weinie Lake, Wolf Lake,


7 Sacred Chutes, April Bowl, Baby Ruth, Bennet's Ridge, Black Prospect, Eldorodo Bowl, Face of Hatch, Fairangel Cirque Gully, Farside, Gold Chord Death Traverse, Lake Run, Nixon's Nose, Nosebleed, Point 30, Rock Garden, Seldom Seen, Stairstep, Sunnyside, Sunnyside of Hatch, Swimmin' Tims, The Glades, The Lost Couloir, Valley of Sin, Wimp Bowl, Womens Run,


Bullion Mountain, East Twin Peak, Mount Eklutna, Government Peak, Idaho Peak, Marmot Mountain, Mount POW/MIA, Skyscraper Mountain, West Twin Peak,


Independence Mine State Historical Park, Edmonds Lake Park, Finger Lake State Recreation Site, Loretta French Park, Mirror Lake State Wayside Park, Peters Creek Community Park, Wolf Lake State Recreation Site,

Mountain Passes:

Birthday Pass, Cottonwood Slough, Dogsled Pass, Friendship Pass, Hatcher Pass, Palmer Slough, Point 40, Rabbit Slough, Spring Creek,


Arkose Peak, Bear Mountain, Blueberry Knoll, Delia Benchmark, Fairangel Peak, Fish Peak, Goat Rock, Gold Chord, Gold Star Peak, Granite Mountain, Hatch Peak, Luck Peak, Microdot, Pass Peak, Pepper Peak, The Pinnacle, Rae-Wallace, Shaker Peak, Top Peak,


Arkose Ridge, Bald Mountain Ridge, Murphy Ridge, President's Ridge,


Eklutna River, Knik River, Matanuska River,


Mile 16 Ski Run, Paradise Ski Run,


Archangel Creek, Buffalo Creek, Carnegie Creek, Coal Creek, Cottonwood Creek, Craigie Creek, Delia Creek, East Fork Fishhook Creek, Ezi Slough, Fairangel Creek, Fishhook Creek, Goat Creek, Goodhope Creek, Government Creek, Grubstake Creek, Hatcher Creek, Homestake Creek, Little Peters Creek, Moon Princess Creek, Premier Creek, Reed Creek, Shorty Creek, Sidney Creek, Spring Creek, Thachkatnu Creek, Thunder Bird Creek, Upper Willow Creek, Wasilla Creek, West Fork, West Fork Grubstake Creek,


April Bowl Trail, Arch Prospect Trail, Assay Spur Trail, Bear Point Trail, Blueberry Knoll Trail, Eklutna ATV Access Trail, Eklutna Lake Spillway Trail, Eklutna Spillway Trail, Fairangel Trail, Gold Cord Lake Trail, Gold Mint Trail, Hard Rock 2 Trail, Hard Rock Trail, Hatcher Pass Snowmobile Trail, Hatcher Pass Snowmobile Trail 1, Hatcher Pass Snowmobile Trail 2, Hatcher Pass Winter Maintenance Trail, Independence Mine Trail, Marmot Mountain Trail, Martin Mill Trail, Mill Loop Trail, Mount Eklutna Trail, Peters Valley Trail, Ptarmigan Valley Trail, Rae-Wallace Mine Trail, Reed Lakes Trail, Snow Trail to Lodge, Thunderbird Falls Trail, Twin Peaks Trail,


Cable Valley, Grubstake Gulch, Lone Tree Gulch, Matanuska Valley, West Fork Grubstake Gulch, Wet Gulch,


Birchwood, Chugiak, Eklutna, Gateway, Lucky Shot Landing, Matanuska, Peters Creek, Tanaina,


Thunder Bird Falls,