Bear Paw Lake
Bathymetric Map and Fishing Information

Bathymetric Map of Bear Paw Lake

General Information

  • Mean Depth: 3.0 m (9.9 ft.)
  • Maximum Depth: 5.2 m (17.0 ft.)
  • Shoreline Length: 1.8 km (1.1 mi.)
  • Management Area: Mat-Su
  • USGS Map: Anchorage C-8
  • Surface Area: 18.2 ha (45.0 acres)
  • Volume: 556,300 m3 (19,645,549 ft3)
  • Elevation: 82 m (269 ft.)

Fishing Information

Species Previously Stocked or Sampled: coho salmon, rainbow trout

First stocked in: 1992 with coho salmon

Most recently stocked in: 2021 with rainbow trout

Stocking Information

Stocking Access: truck

Recent stocking records

Access Information

  • Directions: Mile 57.0 Parks Hwy. East 1.4 miles on King Arthur Drive to Magic Ave. Right on Magic Ave. 0.5 mile to access road on the right. Then 0.1 mile on 4-wheel drive road to lake. NOTE: Limited public access. Majority of lake shoreline is privately owned. Please respect private property.
  • Status: Sectionline Easement
  • Improvements: Repaired access road and constructed parking area in 1998. Boat launch needs hardening.
    1. boat launch
  • Meridian, Township, Range and Section: Seward, 018N, 003W, 26
  • Lat/Long: 61.614111°    -149.753443°