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Birch Lake
Location Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska
Surface area 340.3 hectares (841 acres)
Max. depth 14.8 meters (49 ft)
Surface elevation 218 meters (715 ft)

Birch Lake is a lake in Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska. The lake contains Arctic char, Arctic grayling, Chinook salmon, coho salmon, and rainbow trout and has been stocked extensively since 1966. It is a popular spot for both fishing from boats and ice fishing in the winter.

Recreation site

Birch Lake State Recreation Site is a 48-acre (19 ha) state park on the shores of Birch Lake. It is located on the Richardson Highway about 60 mi (97 km) southeast of Fairbanks. It features a small campground, boat launch, and swimming and picnic areas. Immediately adjacent to it is a military recreation site operated by the Air Force.

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