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Big Lake
Bathymetric Map and Fishing Information

Bathymetric Map of Big Lake

General Information

  • Maximum Depth: 27.1 m (89.0 ft.)
  • Management Area: Mat-Su
  • USGS Map: Anchorage C-8
  • Surface Area: 1,009.7 ha (2,495.0 acres)
  • Volume: 111,905,173 m3 (3,951,893,919 ft3)
  • Elevation: 43 m (141 ft.)

Access Information

  • Directions: Left at "Y" on South Big Lake Rd. 1.7 miles to Big Lake South Wayside on the right with camping, picnic tables, toilet facilities and developed boat launch. Fees required for camping and launching.
  • Status: State Rec. Area
  • Improvements: Boat ramp at Big Lake South needs repair work. This is being coordinated with DNR Parks. Completed 2000.
    1. parking
    2. boat launch
  • Meridian, Township, Range and Section: Seward, 017N, 003W, 28
  • Lat/Long: 61.531111°    -149.841667°

  • Directions: Mile 52.3 Parks Hwy. West on Big Lake Rd. 3.6 miles to "Y". Right at "Y" on North Shore Drive for 1.6 miles to Big Lake East Wayside with camping, picnic tables, toilet facilities and developed boat launch. Fees required for camping and launching.
  • Status: State Rec. Area
  • Improvements: DNR-DPOR maintained boat launch.
    1. parking
    2. boat launch
  • Meridian, Township, Range and Section: Seward, 017N, 003W, 20
  • Lat/Long: 61.547778°    -149.854722°