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Bathymetric Map and Fishing Information

Bathymetric Map of Carter Lake

General Information

  • Mean Depth: 10.1 m (33.0 ft.)
  • Maximum Depth: 18.3 m (60.0 ft.)
  • Shoreline Length: 2.9 km (1.8 mi.)
  • Management Area: Kenai Peninsula
  • USGS Map: Seward B-7
  • Surface Area: 19.4 ha (48.0 acres)
  • Volume: 1,985,906 m3 (70,131,609 ft3)
  • Elevation: 461 m (1,512 ft.)

Fishing Information

Species Present: Arctic grayling, rainbow trout

First stocked in: 1952 with Arctic grayling

Most recently stocked in: 2016 with rainbow trout

Stocking Information

Stocking Access: truck, ATV

Recent stocking records

Access Information

  • Directions: Walk-in lake at Mile 33 Seward Hwy., at Chugach National Forest trailhead with parking and toilet facilities. Well-developed but steep trail climbs 986 ft. in 2.0 miles. NOTE: Leave No Trace. Keep lake and access sites free of litter.
  • Status: U.S. Forest Service
  • Improvements:
    1. foot trail
    2. parking
    3. camping
  • Meridian, Township, Range and Section: Seward, 005N, 001W, 28
  • Lat/Long: 60.489417°    -149.463812°