Benka Lake
Bathymetric Map and Fishing Information

Bathymetric Map of Benka Lake

General Information

  • Mean Depth: 9.8 m (32.0 ft.)
  • Maximum Depth: 22.9 m (75.0 ft.)
  • Shoreline Length: 5.8 km (3.6 mi.)
  • Management Area: Mat-Su
  • USGS Map: Talkeetna A-1
  • Surface Area: 49.8 ha (123.0 acres)
  • Volume: 4,803,177 m3 (169,622,596 ft3)
  • Elevation: 160 m (525 ft.)

Fishing Information

Species Previously Stocked or Sampled: Arctic char, coho salmon, rainbow trout

First stocked in: 1993 with coho salmon

Most recently stocked in: 2021 with rainbow trout

Stocking Information

Stocking Access: truck

Recent stocking records

Access Information

  • Directions: Mile 98.7 Parks Hwy. East on Talkeetna Spur Rd. 3.1 miles to Yoder Rd. Right on Yoder Rd. 0.6 mile to Lakeview Street. Left on Lakeview Street 0.7 mile to parking area and undeveloped boat launch. NOTE: Limited public access. Majority of lake shoreline is privately owned. Please respect private property.
  • Status: Road ROW
  • Improvements: Negotiate for easement over existing boat launch or develop new access route.
    1. boat launch
  • Meridian, Township, Range and Section: Seward, 024N, 004W, 09
  • Lat/Long: 62.184168°    -150.011357°