OTC: Big Lake


The community of Big Lake is located 13 miles west of the town of Wasilla, sitting on the shores of Big Lake itself and is adjacent to the Houston and Knik-Fairview areas. Big Lake falls within the transitional climate zone, which is characterized by a semi-arid atmosphere, long, cold winters, and mild summers.


Parcel: MHT 9200711

  • 5.00 Acres
  • Legal: S017N004W11
  • Survey: USRS
  • Lot 48
  • MHPAR: SM-1960
  • Purchase Price: SOLD
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Big Lake Road is accessible from mile 52 of the George Parks Highway. A state-owned gravel airstrip and float plane dock are available. Several boat launches and a marina support recreational watercraft.

Municipal Authority

The parcels are located within the Matanuska-Susitna Borough and are subject to real property taxation. The Matanuska-Susitna Borough does not specifically zone within the borough. The parcels are not located within an incorporated city. General land use guidelines are applicable, but non-restrictive.


Electricity is in the area. There are no public water and sewer services available. Water is typically handled by private wells and sewer is typically handled by private septic systems which will have to conform to Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) requirements.


The immediate neighborhood of Mirror Lake is sparsely developed with residential/recreational uses ranging from small cabins to custom homes. Big Lake and Mirror Lake provides sport-fishing and recreational water activities. This is a very popular recreational area during both summer and winter months for local Alaskans and visitors.

Maps & Survey

  • USRS S017N004W11
  • Note: Maps included are for graphic representation only and are intended to be used as a guide. It is the responsibility of the purchaser to review recorded subdivision plats/maps, surveys, and plat notes for specific information on easements, building setbacks, or other restrictions that will affect any individual parcel. Information is made available at the Department of Natural Resources Public Information Centers or on the web at: http://dnr.alaska.gov/landrecords/