Goose Lake (Anchorage)
|Basin countries||United States|
|Max. length||0.3 miles (0.48 km)|
|Surface elevation||141 feet (43 m)|
|References||U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Goose Lake|
Goose Lake is a small lake in Anchorage in the U.S. state of Alaska, located near the University of Alaska Anchorage, 1.2 miles (1.9 km) south-east of confluence of North and South Forks Chester Creek, and 2.8 miles (4.5 km) south-east of Anchorage, Cook Inlet Low. It is a popular swimming location in summer, with one of two municipal beaches, and is connected to the city's extensive trail system. It is a kettle lake.
Zula Swanson was a woman of color who relocated to Anchorage from the lower 48. She was known to have a boarding house and some property on the banks of Goose Lake. She became one of the wealthiest women in Anchorage during her life.
- "Goose Lake". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-05-04.
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