Information About

Peterson Lake

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Peterson Lake on The Map

Location

58 ° 26' 20.081" N,
134 ° 44' 4.839" W

Region

Juneau

Elevation

705 ft (214.88 m)

Uses

Peterson Lake in Detail.

About

on Peterson Creek, 3.8 mi. SE of Salt Lake and 17 mi. NW of Juneau, Coast Mts.

History

Named for John G. Peterson, 1861-1916, Juneau businessman and miner who staked a claim on Peterson Creek in 1899. At that time the lake was recorded in mining records as Reservoir Lake, but by 1905 it became known as Peterson Lake (DeArmond, 1957, p. 35).

Places Near Peterson Lake
Archipelagos:

Barlow Islands,

Bars:

Battleship Reef, Cohen Reef, Dornin Rock, Eagle Reef, Faust Rock, Favorite Reef, George Rock, Gibby Rock, Horse Shoal, Mendenhall Bar, North Ledge, Poundstone Rock,

Basins:

Cottrell Basin, Yankee Basin,

Bays:

Adams Anchorage, Amalga Harbor, Auke Bay, Auke Nu Cove, Barlow Cove, Bridget Cove, Coot Cove, Crab Cove, Curlew Ledge, Eagle Harbor, Fritz Cove, Funter Bay, Halibut Cove, Hand Trollers Cove, Huffman Harbor, Indian Cove, Lena Cove, Pearl Harbor, Shelter Cove, Smugglers Cove, Tee Harbor, Yankee Cove,

Beaches:

The Sand Beach,

Capes:

Auke Cape, Barlow Point, Clear Point, Entrance Point, Hut Point, Indian Point, Inner Point, Inspiration Point, Point Lena, Point Louisa, Mansfield Peninsula, Mendenhall Peninsula, Middle Point, Outer Point, Piling Point, Spaulding Point, Spuhn Point, Point Stephens, Sunny Point, Symonds Point,

Channels:

Favorite Channel, North Pass, Saginaw Channel,

Cliffs:

The Breadline,

Dams:

Nugget Creek Dam,

Glaciers:

Eagle Glacier, Herbert Glacier, Mendenhall Glacier,

Hills:

Pederson Hill, Tolch Rock,

Islands:

Aaron Island, Bare Island, Barlow Island, Battleship Island, Benjamin Island, Bird Island, Coghlan Island, Cohen Island, Colt Island, Gauge Island, Gull Island, Horse Island, Indian Island, Kishbrock Island, The Kittens, Ledge Island, Naked Island, North Island, Portland Island, Rat Island, Sentinel Island, Shaman Island, Shelter Island, Spuhn Island, Star Rock, Station Island, Strauss Rock, Suedla Island,

Lakes:

Auke Lake, Cropley Lake, Dredge Lake, Mendenhall Lake, Nugget Creek, Peterson Lake, Salt Lake, Shelter Lake, Windfall Lake,

Mountains:

Mount Anderson, Auke Mountain, Mount Ben Stewart, Dike Mountain, Mount Ernest Gruening, Folded Towers, Green Mountain, Lone Mountain, McGinnis Mountain, Mount Meek, Mustang Peak, Mount Robert Barron, Stroller White Mountain, Thane Mountain, Thunder Mountain, Treasury Hill,

Parks:

Auke Recreation Area, Funter Bay State Marine Park, Shelter Island State Marine Park,

Rivers:

Eagle River, Herbert River, Mendenhall River,

Streams:

Arastra Creek, Auke Creek, Auke Nu Creek, Bay Creek, Bear Creek, Bessie Creek, Boulder Creek, Canyon Creek, Cove Creek, Davies Creek, Duck Creek, Elevenmile Creek, Fish Creek, Goose Creek, Hendrickson Creek, Johnson Creek, Jordan Creek, Lake Creek, Lena Creek, McGinnis Creek, Montana Creek, Ninemile Creek, Nugget Creek, Peterson Creek, Peterson Creek, Shrine Creek, Slate Creek, South Fork Cowee Creek, Steep Creek, Tee Creek, Tenk Creek, Tusta Creek, Waydelich Creek, Windfall Creek,

Routes:

Amalga Trail, Bear Creek Trail, Bessie Creek Trail, Herbert Glacier Trail, Mount McGinnis Trail, Montana Creek Trail, Peterson Creek Trail, Point Bridget Trail, Rainforest Trail, Spaulding Trail, West Glacier Trail, Windfall Lake Trail, Yankee Basin Trail,

Valleys:

Mendenhall Valley, Prairie Basin,

Cities:

Auke (historical), Auke Bay, Dobson Landing, Fairhaven, Fish Creek (historical), Funter, Lena Beach, Mendenhall Valley, Mendenhaven, Saint Terese, Tee Harbor,