Information About

Memory Lake

Quick Facts

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61 ° 37' 35.357" N,
149 ° 25' 21.59" W



Nearest City



0.6 mi (0.97 km)


479 ft (146 m)

Memory Lake in Detail.


In Matanuska Valley, 3.5 mi N of Wasilla, 10 mi. NW of Palmer, Cook Inlet Low. 84 acres in size.


Named "Swamp Lake," by C. C. Shrock, of Wasilla, in 1957 because the former name, "was not appropriate for the feature" and because a school for children was about to be established on the lake frontage and Mr. Shrock wished the students to leave the school with "happy memories."

Places Near Memory Lake

Microdot Ridge,


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




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


Duck Flats, Eklutna Flats,


Anderson Lake, Baptist Pond, Baptist Pond, Lake Barbara, Beverly Lake, Beverly Lake, Black Lake, Bruce Lake, Bruns Lake, Chignaki Pond, Clear Lake, Cloudy Lake, Cloudy Lake, Cornelius Lake, Cottonwood Lake, Dandy Lake, Dinkel Lake, Dry Lake, Duck Lake, Dusk Lake, Edmonds Lake, Emerald Lake, Finger Lake, Fuller Lake, Gold Cord Lake, Gooding Lake, Hart Lake, Hess Lake, Island Lake, Jacobsen Lake, Jaland Lake, Johnson Lake, June Lake, Kalmbach Lake, Kennedy Lake, Kepler Lake, Kings Lake, Klaire Lake, Loberg Lake, Long Lake, Lucile Lake, Lucy Lake, Matanuska Lake, Meier Lake, Memory Lake, Merri Belle Lake, Minor Lake, Mirror Lake, Mud Lake, Mud Lake, Mud Lake, Neklason Lake, Nik-udatl-ech-a Bena, Paradise Lake, Pinnacle Lake, Railroad Lake, Rainbow Lake, Reed Lake, Reedy Lake, Reflections Lake, Summit Lake, Totuck Lake, Triangle Lake, Walby Lake, Wallace 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, Government Peak, Marmot Mountain, Skyscraper Mountain,


Independence Mine State Historical Park, Finger Lake State Recreation Site, Mirror Lake State Wayside 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,


Bear Mountain, Blueberry Knoll, Didikama, Fairangel Cirque, Fairangel Peak, Fish Peak, Gold Chord, Gold Star Peak, Granite Mountain, Hatch Peak, Luck Peak, Microdot, Pass Peak, The Pinnacle, Rae-Wallace, Top Peak,


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


Eklutna River, Knik River, Matanuska River,


Mile 16 Ski Run, Paradise Ski Run,


Coal Creek, Cottonwood Creek, Cottonwood Creek, Craigie Creek, Crocker Creek, East Fork Fishhook Creek, East Fork Sawmill Creek, Fairangel Creek, Fishhook Creek, Francie Creek, Government Creek, Grubstake Creek, Hatcher Creek, Homestake Creek, Htidaghituntnu, Moon Princess Creek, Peters Creek, Purches Creek, Sawmill Creek, Shorty Creek, Sidney Creek, Spring Creek, Thunder Bird Creek, Upper Willow Creek, Wasilla Creek, West Fork, West Fork Grubstake Creek, West Fork Sawmill Creek,


April Bowl Trail, Assay Spur Trail, Blueberry Knoll Trail, Fairangel Trail, Gold Cord Lake 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, Lane Basin (Old Road) Trail, Lane Basin Trail, Marmot Mountain Trail, Martin Mill Trail, Mill Loop Trail, Rae-Wallace Mine Trail, Snow Trail to Lodge, Thunderbird Falls Trail,


Cable Valley, Grubstake Gulch, West Fork Grubstake Gulch, Wet Gulch,


Cottonwood, Eklutna, Gateway, Lucky Shot Landing, Matanuska, Meadow Lakes, Peters Creek, Tanaina,


Thunder Bird Falls,