Big Lake State Recreation Site
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North and South sites. Open March-September, first-come, first-served.
South: From mile 52.3 Parks Highway, take S. Big Lake Road from the Parks Hwy approximately 7 miles, the park is located on the right. Great spot for camping, fishing, boating, water skiing and jet skiing.
North: 13 miles west of Wasilla. Boating and fishing are extremely popular on the lake during the summer months. Big Lake is known as Alaska's Year-Round Playground resulting in large weekend and seasonal population increases as the area teems with people who have come to enjoy the many recreational opportunities. Big Lake summer activities include world class fishing, watersports, and wildlife viewing. Winter activities include snowmobiling, dog mushing, ice fishing and world-renowned cross country skiing!
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Big Lake North - From mile 52.3 Parks Highway, take the Big Lake Road 3.6 miles to the roundabout, take North Shore Drive 1.4 miles to end of road.
Big Lake South - From mile 52.3 Parks Highway, take S. Big Lake Road from the Parks Hwy approximately 7 miles, the park is located on the right.