Master River List

Many Alaska river systems have been featured in books, DVDs, and of course, maps. This page contains a comprehensive list of such rivers, together with the resources which discuss them. Many of these references contain only superficial content relating to a given river, such as what kind of fish it contains, or a very general description of the river. If you are collecting all resources available for a particular river, use the KEY below in reference to your river. If you need detailed information, refer only to the river guidebooks listed below. They contain detailed river mileage, gradient, access points, whitewater ratings, and much more.

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How to Use This Page

This page contains an alphabetical listing of hundreds of rivers in Alaska, and links them to print, DVD, and map resources that feature these rivers. We've assigned a two-letter code to each resource, and linked them to the product in our store or elsewhere that it can be found. Simply scroll down to find the river you're looking for, and click the codes to be taken to our store, where you can read more about the product, or order it.

Items that are out of production or are unavailable are not linked, however, you may be able to find these items by searching the Internet.

KEY

Books Containing Superficial River References (click to order your copy)

AA = Alaska Atlas & Gazetteer (very superficial listing) by Delorme Mapping

AF = Alaska Fishing by Rene Limeres and Gunnar Pedersen

AN = Alaska to Nunavut: The Great Rivers

AP = Alaska Pocket Fishing Guide by Rene Limeres

OI = Outside in the Interior

PA = Paddling Alaska

PY =  Paddling the Yukon River and its Tributaries

RM = Alaska River Maps and Fishing Guide

RO = Kongakut River Odyssey

SA = Southcentral Alaskan Salmon Streams (out of print)

WR = Wild Rivers of Alaska by Sepp Weber (out of print)

DVDs (click to order your copy)

AR = Floating & Fishing Alaska’s Aniak River (includes river map) by the Duke Brothers (out of production)

HR = Floating & Fishing Alaska’s Holitna River (includes river map) by the Duke Brothers (out of production)

KR = Kongakut River Odyssey (out of production)

NR = Alone Across Alaska by Buck Nelson

RK = Alaska’s Roadside King Salmon Fishing (includes river map) by the Duke Brothers (out of production)

SR = Alaska Hunting Adventure 700 Miles Alone by Buck Nelson

TR = Alaska’s Talachulitna King Salmon Float Trip (includes river map) by the Duke Brothers (out of production)

River Guides Containing Detailed Information

AW = Alaska Whitewater; A Guide to Rivers & Creeks in the Last Frontier

CT = The Kenai Canoe Trails by Kevin Quick (out of print)

FA = Floating Alaskan Rivers by M. Carter (out of print)

FC = Fast & Cold, a Guide to Alaska's Whitewater by Andrew Embick

FH = Float Hunting Alaska’s Wild Rivers by Michael Strahan

FK = Fishing Alaska’s Kenai River by Gunnar Pedersen (out of print)

HA = The Highway Angler by Gunnar Pedersen

KP = Fishing Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula by Dave Atcheson

KY = Kings of the Yukon by Adam Weymouth

PG = Alaska Paddling Guide by Jack Mosby and David Dapkus (out of print)

RA = Alaska Roadside Angler’s Guide by Gunnar Pedersen (out of print)

RG = Alaska River Guide by Karen Jettmar

RL = Alaska River Logs (free downloads) by the Bureau of Outdoor Recreation

Maps (click to order your copy)

CP = Chugach State Park Map

KB = Kachemak Bay

KE = Kenai River- Skilak Lake to Cook Inlet

KL = Kenai Lake and Vicinity

KN = Kenai Peninsula

MV = Matanuska Valley

PH = Parks Highway

SF = Sport Fishing Map

TA = Tatshenshini-Alsek River Map


RIVER RESOURCE CHART

507 Alaska Rivers, Creeks and Canoe Trail Systems in print and on DVD

4th Of July Creek (Chulitna): RK

A

Agiapuk River: AF
Ahtell Creek: HA
Akalura Creek / Lake: AF
Akwe River: AFAP
Alaganik Slough: AF
Alagnak River: AFAP, FAPGRGRLWR
Alatna River: AFFAPGRGRLWR
Alder Creek: HA
Allen River: FC
Alexander Creek: AFAPFA, FHMVPGPHRG
Alsek River: AN, FC, RG, TAWR
Ambler River: AFFAFHPGRGWR
American Creek: AFHARGRL
American River (Kodiak): AFRM
American –Agiapuk River: AFAP
Anaktuvik River: AFWR
Anan Creek: AF
Anchor River: AFAPHAKBKPRASA
Andreafsky River: AFPGRGRL
Andrew Creek: AF
Antimony Creek (Chulitna): RK
Aniak River: AFAPARFHWR
Aniakchak River: FAFCPGRGRL
Aniuk River: RGWR
Anvik River: AFFHPGRG
Archangel Creek: AW
Arolik River: AF
Atigun River: HAOI
Avery River: AW
Awuna River: RL
Ayakulik River: AP

B

Badger Slough: HA
Baker Creek: HA
Baranof River / Lake: AF
Bear Creek: HA
Beaver Creek: HAOIPGRGRL
Beluga River: AFSA
Bench Creek: AW
Berry Creek: HA
Big River: FH
Birch Creek: FAHAOIPGRG
Bird Creek: AVAWCPFC, HARA
Bishop Creek: HA
Bitters Creek: HA
Black River: AFFAFHPGRGRL
Bodenburg Creek: HA
Bonanza Creek: HA
Boulder Creek: AW
Bremner River: FCRGRL
Brooks River: AP
Brushkana River: FCHA
Buskin River: APRM
Byers Creek: HARASA

C

California Creek: HA
Campbell Creek: AVAWCPHAPAPGPHRARGSA
Canning River: AFAPFAFHPGRL
Canyon Creek: AWFCHA, KL
Caribou Creek: AWFC, HA
Castle River: AP
Caswell Creek: HAPHRARKSA
Chalk Creek: HA
Chakachatna River: FCSA
Chakina River, FC
Chandalar River: FHWR
Chandler River: FH
Charley River: AFFCFHPGRGRL
Chatanika River: APFAHAOIPGPHRG
Chena River: AFAPFAHAOIPAPGPHRGRM
Cheshnina River, FC
Chetaslina River, FC
Chester Creek: CP, HAPH
Chickaloon River (Kenai Penn.): KLSA
Chickaloon River (Matanuska): AWFCHAPG
Chilikadrotna River: AFFAFHPGRGRLWR
Chilkat River: APRGRM
Chilkoot River & Taiya River: APRM
Chisana River: HA
Chistochina River: FCHA
Chitina River: AAFAFCPGRGRLWR
Chitistone River, FC
Chokosna River: HA
Chulitna River (Long Lake): FCFH
Chulitna River (Susitna Drainage): HAPGPHRARGRKRMSASFWR
Cutler River: WR
Clear Creek: HAPHRKSA
Clearwater Creek: HA
Coal Creek: FCHAKNRK
Coghill River: SA
Coleen River: FHPG
Columbia Creek: HA
Colville River: AFAPFAFHPGRGRLWR
Copper River (Iliamna): APFAPGRGWR
Copper River (Wrangell Mts.): FAFCHAPAPGRGRLWR
Cottonwood Creek: HARA
Cowee Creek (Juneau): APRM
Crescent Creek: HAKL
Crooked Creek: HAKNRA

D

Dadina River, FC
Dall River: AFAP
Dan Creek: HA
Daves Creek: HA
Davis Creek: AW
Deception Creek: HA
Deep Creek: AFHAKPRARMSA
Delta River: AAFAFCHAOIPAPGRGRLWR
Delta Clearwater River: AFAPHAPARG
Dennison River (West Fork): HARG
Deshka River: AFAPFAFH, MVPGPHRGRMSA
Desper Creek: HA
Dietrich River: HA
Disappointment Creek: AW
Dishna River: FH
Doame River: AF
Dog Salmon River: AF
Donnelly Creek: HA
Douglas Creek: HA
Drop Creek: FC
Duncan Saltchuck Creek: AFAP

E

Eagle Creek (POW): AF
Eagle River (Chugiak): AVAWCPFCHAPAPGPHRGSA
East Alsek River: AF
East River: AF
Eightmile Creek: AF
Eklutna River: CPHARARK
Eldorado River: AF
Ella Creek: AF
Eshamy Creek: AF
Esther Creek: AW
Explorer Creek: HA
Eyak River: AFAP

F

Faith Creek: HA
Falls Creek: AFAW
Fish Creek (Hyder): RM
Fish Creek (Juneau): AF
Fish Creek (Tanana River): AFAP
Fish Creek (Wasilla): HAMVPGRA
Fish River: AP
Fort Hamlin Hills Creek: HA
Fortymile River: AAFAFHOIPGRGRLWR
Fox River: SA
Frazer River: AF
Funny River: KEKNHA

G

Gakona River:  FCHA
Gardiner Creek: HA
Gibraltar River: AF
Gilahina River: FCHA
Glacier Creek: CP, HAPGRA
Globe Creek: HA
Gold Creek: HA
Goodnews River: AFAPFHRG
Goodpaster River: AP
Goose Creek: HAPHRARKSA
Granite Creek: AWFCHAPGWR
Gravel Creek: FC
Greys Creek: HA
Grouse Creek: HA
Gulkana River: AA, AFAPFAFCFHHAOIPAPGRARGRLRMWR
Gunn Creek: HA

H

Hadweenzic River: AF
Haggard Creek: HA
Hamilton Creek: AF
Hammond River: HA
Hanagita River: AF
Happy River: FC
Happy Valley Creek: HA
Hardage Creek: RK
Hartman River: FH
Harding River: AF
Harris River: AFRM
Hartman River: FH
Hasselborg Creek: AF
Hess Creek: HA
Hicks Creek: FC
Hodzana River: AF
Hoholitna River: AFFH
Hoktaheen River: AF
Holitna River: AFFHHRRGWR
Honolulu Creek: AWHARARKSA
Horseshoe Creek: HA
Hot Springs Slough: HA
Humpback Creek: AF
Hula Hula River: PG
Huslia River: RL
Hutlinana Creek: HA

I

Ikpikpuk River: AF
Indian Creek: AVCPHARA
Indian River: HA
Ingram Creek: AWHARA
Innoko River: AFAPFH
Irish Creek: AF
Iron Creek: AW
Isom Creek: HA
Italio River: AFAP
Ivishak River: AFAPFAPGRGRL

J

Jack Creek: HA
Jackpot Creek: AF
Jack River: HA
Jacksina Creek: FC
Jim Creek: HAMVRASF
Jim River: AFHA
John River: FAPGRGRL
Julius Creek: HA
June Creek: HA

K

Kadake Creek: AFAP
Kahiltna River: PHSAWR
Kah Sheets River: AFAP
Kakhonak River: RL
Kaliakh River: AF
Kamishak River: AF
Kanektok River: AFAPFAFHPGRGRL
Kantishna River: AFRGWR
Kanuti River: HAPG
Karluk River: AFAPPGRL
Karta River: AFAP
Kasegaluk Lagoon: FAPGRL
Kashwitna River: HAPHRARKSA
Kasigluk River: AF
Kasilof River: AFAPHAKNKPPARARMSA
Katalla River: AF
Katlian River: AFAP
Katmai Lakes: PG
Kegan Creek: AF
Kejulik River (Becharof L): FH
Kelly River: AF
Kenai River (lower): AFAPFAFKHAKEKNKPPAPGRARGRMSA
Kenai River (upper): AFAPAWFAFCFKHAKLKPPAPGRARGRMSA
Kennicott River: FCRG
Kern Creek: AWHA
Ketchikan Creek: AFAP
Kiagna River: FC
Kiklukh River: AF
Killey River: KEKNSA
Killik River: AFFAPGRGWR
King Salmon River (Egegik River): AFFAPG
King Salmon River (Nushagak): FHRL
King Solomon Creek: HA
Kings River: AWFCHA
Kisaralik River: AFFAFHPGRGRL
Kivalina River: AFAP
Klawok River: AFRM
Klutina River: AFAPFCHAPGRARMWR
Knik River: CPMVPAPGRGSA
Kobuk River: AA, AFAPFAFHPGRGRLWR
Kokomo Creek: HA
Koktuli River: AFFH
Kongakut River: AFAPFH, KR, RO
Kotsina River: FC
Koyuk River: AFFHRG
Koyukuk River: AFFAHAPGPYRGRLWR
Koyukuk River (S. Fork): HA
Kroto Creek: AF, FHHAMVPGPHRGSA
Kulukak River: AF
Kuparuk River: AFHA
Kuskokwim River: AFPYRGWR
Kuskokwim River, S. Fork: AFFHPYRG
Kuskulana River: AWFCHA
Kustatan River: AFSA
Kuzitrin-Kougarok Rivers: AFAP
Kvichak River: AFAP
Kwethluk River: AF
Kwiniuk River: AF

L

Lake Creek: AFAPFAFCFHPGRGSA
Lake Creek (Nancy Lakes): HAPG
Lakina River: FCHA
Liberty Falls Creek: HA
Lilly Creek: HA
Little Chena River: HA
Little Gerstle River: APRG
Little Meadow Creek: HA
Little Nelchina River: HA
Little River: AF
Little Salcha River: HA
Little Susitna River: AFAPAWFCFHHAMVPAPGPHRARGRKRLRMSAWR
Little Tok River: HAOI
Little Tonsina River: HARA
Little Willow Creek: HAMVPHPARG,RKSA
Logging Cabin Creek: HA
Lost River (Yakutat): AF
Lowe River: FCHA
Lyon Creek: WR

M

Mable Creek: HA
Maclaren River: FHWR
Malina Creek: AF
Marion Creek: HA
Marka Creek: AFAP
Marten River: AF
Martin Creek: HA
Martin River: AFKB
Matanuska River: AWFCHAMVPGRGSA
McArthur River: AFSA
McCarthy Creek: FC
McHugh Creek: AWCP
Meadow Creek: HAMVPG
Melozitna River: AFFHPGRG
Mendeltna Creek: HAPG
Mendenhall River: RG
Meshik River: AF
Mills Creek: AWKL
Mineral Creek: FC
Minnie Creek: HA
Montana Creek (Juneau): AFAPRM
Montana Creek (Talkeetna): AFAPHAPHRARKRMSA
Moose Creek (Deshka): FCHARGSA
Moose River: HAKERA
Mulchatna River: AFFAFHPGRGRLWR

N

Nabesna River: FCRGWR
Nadina River: FC
Naha River: AFAPHAPARA
Naknek River: AFRM
Nakwasina River: AFAP
Nancy Lakes Canoe Trails: AFFAMVPG
Necons River: FAFHPG
Nelchina River: FCPGRG
Nellie Juan River: FC
Nellie Martin River: AF
Nenana River: AA, AFAWFCHAOIPGPHRGWR
Newhalen River: AFAPFAFCPGRG
Nigu / Etivluk Rivers: FAPGRLWR
Ninilchik River: AFKPRARMSA
Niukluk River: AFAP
Nizina River: FC, RG
Noatak River: AA, AFFAFH, NRPGRGRL
Nome River: AFAPRM
No Name Creek: HA
Nonvianuk River: RG
Nowitna River: AA, AFAPFHPGRGRL
Nushagak River: AFAPFHRGWR
Nuyakuk River: AFFAPGRGRLWR

O

OBrien Creek: HA
Ohmer Creek: AFRA
Oksrukuyik Creek: HA
Olds River: AF
Olga Creek: AF
Oxbow Creek: HA

P

Pah River: AF
Panguingue Creek: HA
Pasagshak River: AFAP
Pass Creek: HA
Patton River: AFKP
Pat Creek: AF
Pauls Creek: AF
Penguin Creek: HA
Peters Creek (Susitna): AWHAPHRASA
Petersburg Creek: AFAP
Piledriver Slough: HA
Pilgrim River: AFAP
Placer Creek: HA
Placer River: AFSA
Plotnikof River: AF
Poe Creek: AW
Poplar Grove Creek: HA
Porcupine River: AFFAPGPYRGRL, SRWR
Portage Creek (Afognak): AF
Portage Creek (Turnagain): AFAWHAPAPGRARGSA
Portage River: AF
Primrose Creek: AW
Ptarmigan Creek: HAKLKPRA

Q

Quartz Creek: HAKLKPPG

R

Rabbit Creek: HA
Rabbit Slough: HAMV
Rabideux Creek: PHRARKSA
Ray River: AFAPHA
Red River: AF
Redstone River: WR
Resurrection Creek: HARASA
Resurrection River: HASA
Robe River: HARA
Rock Creek: HA
Rocky River: AFFC, KB
Rosie Creek: HA
Roslyn Creek: RM
Rufus Creek: HA
Russell Creek: AF
Russian River: AFFKHAKLKPRARMSA
Rusty River: AF

S

Sagavanirktok River: AFAPFAHAOIPGRL
Salcha River: AFAPHA
Salmon Bay Creek: AF
Salmon Creek: AFHA
Salmon River: AFFAPGRL
Salonie Creek: RM
Saltchuck Creek: AF
Saltery River: AFAP
Sanctuary River: FC
San Juan River: AF
Sandborn River: AF
Sandy River: AF
Sanford River: FC
Savage River: FCHAPH
Savonski River: RG
Scottie Creek: HA
Sears Creek: HA
Seattle Creek: AWHA
Selawik River: AFFAFHPGRGRL
Shakespeare Creek: HA
Shaktoolik River: AFAP
Shaw Creek: HA
Sheenjek River: AFFAFHPGRARGRLSRWR
Sheep Creek (Susitna): AFAPFCHAPHRKSA
Sheep River: FC
Sheridan River: FC
Ship Creek: AFAVAPAWCPFCHAPHRARMSA
Silver Salmon Creek: AF
Sinoa Creek: HA
Sinuk River: AFAP
Sitkoh Creek: AFAP
Situk River: AFAPRGRM
Sixmile Creek: AWFCHAPGRASAWR
Skwentna River: FCFHSAWR
Slana River / Slough: HA
Slate Creek: HA
Slikok Creek: HAKEKN
Snake River: AFAP
Sockeye Creek: AF
Solomon Gulch Creek: HA
Solomon River: AF
Sourdough Creek: HA
Squirrel Creek: HA
Squirrel River: AAFAFHPGRGRL
Staney River: RM
Stanley Creek: AF
Starrigavan Creek: AF
Stariski Creek: HARASA
Startup Creek: HA
Stikine River: AFANRGWR
Stony River: FAFHPGRGWR
Strelna Creek: HA
Stuyahok River: AFFH
Summit Creek: HAPY
Sunshine Creek: HAPHRA,RKSA
Susitna River (Lower): HAMVPAPHRGWR
Susitna River (Upper): AFFCFHHAPGPHRGRMSASFWR
Swan Lakes Canoe Trails: CTFAKNKPPAPG
Swanson River: AF, CTHAKNKP, PAPGRASA
Swanson River Canoe Trails: AF, CTFAFHKPPAPGRG

T

Taku River: AFWR
Talachulitna River: AFAPPGRGRKRLSATR
Talarik Creek: AFAP
Talkeetna River: AFAPAWFCHAPHRGRMSA
Tana River: FC
Tanana River: AFHAOIPAPHWR
Tanaina Lake Canoe Trail: PA
Tangle River: AFAPHAPA
Tasnuna River: FC
Tatalina Creek: HA
Tatshenshini-Alsek River: ANFCRG, TA
Taylor Creek (Stephens): AFHA
Tazimina River: AF
Tazlina River: AFFAFCHAPAPGRGWR
Tebay River: AF
Teklanika River: FC
Telaquana River: FAFHPG
Theodore River: AFSA
Thoms Creek: AFAP
Thorne River: AFAPRM
Tiekel River: FCHA
Tikchik River: AFPGWR
Tinayguk River: FAPGRG
Tincan Creek: AW
Tlikakila River: PGRGRL
Togiak River: AFAPFAPGRGRLWR
Tok River: HAOI
Tokositna River: PHRGWR
Tolovana River: AFHA
Tolsona Creek: HA
Tonsina Creek: HA
Tonsina River: AFAPFCHAPGWR
Tonzona River: FH
Tozitna River: AF
Trail River (Cross Sound): AF
Trail River (Moose Pass): KLRA
Trapper Creek: HAPGPHSA
Troublesome Creek: HARASA
Tsaina River: FC
Tsiu River: AFAP
Tsivat River: AFAP
Tubutulik River: AF
Tulsona Creek: HA
Twentymile River: AFCPRMSA
Tyone River: AFFHRGSAWR
Tyonek Creek: SA

U

Uganik River: AFAP
Ugashik River: AF
Unalakleet River: AA, AFAPFHPGRGRL
Utukok River: FAPGRL

V

Valdez Creek: HA
Valdez Glacier Stream: FC
Virgin Creek: HA

W

Walker Creek: AW
Ward Creek: AFAP
Washington Creek: HA
Wasilla Creek: HAMVRA
White River: FC
Whittier Tunnel Creek: AW
Wild River: FHPG, WR
Williwaw Creek: HA
Willow Creek: AFAPAWFCHAMVPAPHRARGRKRMSA
Wilson River: AF
Wind River: ANFAFHPG
Wolverine Creek: AFFC
Wood Creek: HA
Wood-Tikchik Lakes: AFAPFAPGRG
Wortmann's Creek: FC
Wulik River: AFAP

Y

Yentna River: AFMVPHSA, WR
Yukon River: FAHA, KYOIPAPGPYRG, SR

Z

Zitziana River: AF