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Kenai Lake
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North Kenai lake near Cooper Landing
Location of Kenai Lake in Alaska, US
Location of Kenai Lake in Alaska, US
Kenai Lake
Location in Alaska
Location of Kenai Lake in Alaska, US
Location of Kenai Lake in Alaska, US
Kenai Lake
Location in North America
Location Kenai Peninsula, Alaska
Coordinates 60°23′32″N 149°34′24″W / 60.39222°N 149.57333°W / 60.39222; -149.57333
Type Natural Freshwater
Primary inflows Snow River, Trail River
Primary outflows Kenai River
Basin countries United States
Max. length 22 mi (35 km)
Surface area 13,813 acres (5,590 ha)
Average depth 299 ft (91 m)
Max. depth 540 ft (160 m)
Surface elevation 433 ft (132 m)
Settlements Cooper Landing, Primrose

Kenai Lake is a large, "zig-zag" shaped lake on the Kenai Peninsula, Alaska. The lake forms the headwaters of the Kenai River, 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.

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South end of Kenai Lake near Primrose
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