Alaska Lakes by Region
- Big Lake
- Nancy Lake
- Cottonwood Lake
- Red Shirt Lake
- Encelewski Lake
- Skilak Lake
- Kenai Lake
- Swanson River Lakes
- Lake Louise
- Tustumena Lake
- Lake Lucille
Alaska Lakes and Reservoirs
Alaska Lakes A-Z
Lakes in AK
|Lake Name||Lake Summary|
|Abyss Lake||Tucked in the mountainous landscape of Southeastern Alaska with its sporadic blotches of tall green aspen trees, there sits a glacial lagoon called Abyss ...|
|Becharof Lake||Becharof Lake, the second* largest lake in Alaska, is located on the Alaskan Peninsula. Stretching an incredible 290,000 acres, the lake measures 35 miles ...|
|Big Lake||There are over 3,000 lakes in the Mat-Su Valley, and Big Lake is one of the largest. The Mat-Su Borough, which is short for Matanuska-Susitna, is 24,000 ...|
|Birch Lake||Birch Lake, along the Richardson Highway near Salcha in Alaska's Interior, is a fantastic fishing spot and very accessible. Tucked in among some of the ...|
Also known as: Blue Lake Reservoir
Blue Lake, located in the Alaska Panhandle of southeastern Alaska, is for adventure seekers. The County of Sitka is known for its vistas, mountain backdrop ...
Also known as: Chena River Lakes
If Santa Claus goes fishing, it's at Chena Lake. The small lake on the outskirts of North Pole, Alaska is a very accessible fishery and recreation spot ...
|Cottonwood Lake||Cottonwood Lake, located near the town of Wasilla in the Mat-Su Valley of Alaska, is a year-round destination. The Mat-Su Valley region, short for Matanuska-Susitna, ...|
|Encelewski Lake||Encelewski Lake, in Alaska's Southcentral Region, is a wilderness adventurer's dream. Neatly tucked away on the Kenai Peninsula, Encelewski Lake is less ...|
|Harding Lake||Harding Lake is the largest, deepest, and most easily reached of the four road-accessible lakes within two hours of Fairbanks (Birch Lake, Quartz Lake, ...|
Also known as: Lake Iliamna
Iliamna Lake, also known as Lake Iliamna, is the largest lake in Alaska and the second largest freshwater lake contained wholly within the United States ...
|Katmai Crater Lake||Little known and seldom seen, Katmai Crater Lake is an example of nature's handiwork at its most impressive. Located on the Alaskan Peninsula within Katmai ...|
|Kenai Lake||One of the largest glacial lakes in the Kenai River System, Kenai Lake is a beautiful lake in a road-accessible area of Alaska. The backdrop of the majestic ...|
|Lake Clark||Lake Clark is located about 150 miles southwest of Anchorage in southern Alaska. The lake spans 128 square miles, making it the seventh* largest freshwater ...|
Also known as: Lake Louise State Recreation Area
Lake Louise is located in the exciting Matanuska-Susitna Borough (Mat-Su for short) in Alaska. Lake Louise which connects to Susitna Lake boasts that ...
Also known as: Lucille Lake
Located in the Mat-Su Valley in the heart of scenic Alaska, Lake Lucille is a small lake with a rich history. Most of Lake Lucille's shore is privately ...
|Naknek Lake||Naknek Lake is located southwest of Anchorage on the Alaskan Peninsula. The lake is the fifth largest in Alaska, covering 144,315 acres* in the heart ...|
Also known as: Nancy Lake State Recreation Area
Nancy Lake, near Willow, Alaska is part of the 22,685 acre area known as the Nancy Lake State Recreation Area. With limited development the area has ...
|Quartz Lake||Nestled in the middle of majestic mountain peaks, deep in Alaska's Interior, Quartz Lake is an exceptional place to fish. Its proximity to Fairbanks ...|
|Red Shirt Lake||Red Shirt Lake, located in the Nancy Lake State Recreation Area in Alaska, is a remote lake that offers outdoor enthusiasts an opportunity to have an ...|
|Selawik Lake||Selawik Lake is located on the Arctic Circle in the the northwestern part of Alaska. Covering an impressive 263,000 acres*, the lake is the third largest ...|
|Skilak Lake||Tucked away in the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge near Soldotna, Skilak Lake is a rare combination of accessibility and Alaskan Wilderness. Called a ...|
|Swanson River Lakes||Dozens of small lakes dot the lowlands of the pristine Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. Forty of those lakes are linked together by the Swanson River to ...|
|Tustumena Lake||Alaska has 17,243 square miles of inland water including both lakes and rivers. The area of inland water is greater than the land mass of Massachusetts ...|