Kenai Lake

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Kenai Lake
Kenai River Alaska.jpg
North Kenai lake near Cooper Landing
LocationKenai Peninsula, Alaska
Coordinates60°23′32″N 149°34′24″W / 60.39222°N 149.57333°W / 60.39222; -149.57333Coordinates: 60°23′32″N 149°34′24″W / 60.39222°N 149.57333°W / 60.39222; -149.57333
TypeNatural Freshwater
Primary inflowsSnow River Trail River
Primary outflowsKenai River
Basin countriesUnited States
Max. length22 mi (35 km)
Surface area13,813 acres (5,590 ha)
Average depth299 ft (91 m)
Max. depth540 ft (160 m)
Surface elevation433 ft (132 m)
SettlementsCooper Landing, Primrose

Kenai Lake is a large, "zig-zag" shaped lake[1] on the Kenai Peninsula, Alaska. The lake forms the headwaters of the Kenai River,[2] and is itself a destination for fishing and other outdoor activity. Due to its size and shape it is accessible from both the Sterling Highway and the Seward Highway.

South end of Kenai Lake near Primrose

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