Monterey Lake
Bathymetric Map and Fishing Information

Bathymetric Map of Monterey Lake

General Information

  • Maximum Depth: 3.2 m (10.5 ft.)
  • Management Area: Fairbanks
  • USGS Map: Fairbanks D-2
  • Surface Area: 3.0 ha (7.5 acres)
  • Elevation: 136 m (446 ft.)

Fishing Information

Species Present: Chinook salmon, rainbow trout

First stocked in: 1953 with rainbow trout

Most recently stocked in: 2017 with rainbow trout

Stocking Information

Stocking Access: truck

Recent stocking records

Access Information

These lakes are on military land. A permit is required to legally access these lakes. For Army land a Recreational Access Permit (RAP) is required. For Air Force Land a Hunt/Trap/Fish (HTF) permit is required. These permits are not interchangeable. For information on how to obtain a permit for Army lands, visit or call 907-361-9686 (Fairbanks). For information on how to obtain a permit for Air Force lands call 907-377-5182.

  • Directions: From the front gate of Fort Wainwright travel 1.05 miles on Gaffney Rd to River Rd/Meridian Rd intersection (stop light), turn right, travel 1 mile to end of road and turn left onto Alder Ave, travel 1 mile east to lake, located behind the building at the end of Alder Ave, on Fort Wainwright.
  • Status: Military Reservation
  • Improvements:
    1. parking
  • Meridian, Township, Range and Section: Fairbanks, 001S, 001E, 18
  • Lat/Long: 64.821541°    -147.623125°