Birch Lake (Alaska) facts for kids
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|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.
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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