in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough
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Geography and Climate
- Lake Louise lies 32 miles northwest of Glennallen, on the western border of the Mat-Su Borough, north of the Glenn Highway. Lake Louise Road is 19.3 miles long, from mile 159.8 of the Glenn Highway.
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- The temperatures in January range from -9 to 34 °F and in July from 38 to 62 °F. Annual precipitation averages 16.5 inches, with over 50 inches of snowfall.
History and Culture
- It lies on the western edge of historic Copper River Ahtna Athabascan territory. The Ahtna were semi-nomadic and traded furs with the Dena'ina of Upper Cook Inlet. Lake Louise is a local name first reported by Capt. E.F. Glenn of the USGS, in Glenn and Abercrombie in 1889. During the 1940s, the area was homesteaded through BLM land disposals and later state land sales. The area is now a designated state recreation area.
- Lake Louise Recreation Area is popular for boating and fishing. The majority of homes are used only seasonally. Students are home-schooled or attend Little Nelchina Lake School, at milepost 170 of the Glenn Highway.
- Federally Recognized Tribe
- A state-owned gravel airstrip and floatplane site is located at the south end of Lake Louise. There are two additional private strips. Lake Louise Road is accessible from the Glenn Highway.
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