Otter Lake
Bathymetric Map and Fishing Information

Bathymetric Map of Otter Lake

General Information

  • Maximum Depth: 7.3 m (24.0 ft.)
  • Shoreline Length: 4.1 km (2.5 mi.)
  • Management Area: Anchorage
  • USGS Map: Anchorage B-8
  • Surface Area: 50.9 ha (125.8 acres)
  • Volume: 1,089,285 m3 (38,467,737 ft3)
  • Elevation: 30 m (98 ft.)

Fishing Information

Species Previously Stocked or Sampled: Chinook salmon, rainbow trout

First stocked in: 1992 with rainbow trout

Most recently stocked in: 2021 with rainbow trout

Stocking Information

Stocking Access: N/A

Recent stocking records

Access Information

Fishing on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson requires, in addition to a valid State of Alaska fishing license, a Recreational Access Permit. Permits may be obtained online, or at kiosks located in both JBER visitor's centers.

  • Directions: 1) From Ft. Rich/Arctic Valley gate Drive straight on "D" St. 2.2 miles. Turn right on Otter Lake Road. Continue 2.3 miles onto dirt road and turn left to continue onto Otter Lake Road. Follow dirt road 1.2 mi and turn left to reach lake, chalet, and boat dock. 2) Starting at Boniface gate continue 0.6 mile. Turn right on Vandenberg Ave. and continue for 6.4 miles. Turn right on Fairchild Ave. and follow for 6.3 miles. Arrive at Otter Lake parking area.
  • Status: Military Reservation
  • Meridian, Township, Range and Section: Seward, 014N, 003W, 24
  • Lat/Long: 61.291275°    -149.740085°