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.

 Sockeye fishing on the Russian River, Alaska

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 which 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)

LC = Alaska’s Lake Creek King Salmon Float Trip (includes river map) by the Duke Brothers (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 prnt)

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

FC = Fast & Cold, a Guide to Alaska's Whitewater by Andrew Embick (out of print)

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

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

HA = The Highway Angler by Gunnar Pedersen

KP = Fishing Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula by Dave Atcheson

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

RA = 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)

AV = Anchorage and Vicinity

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: AF, AP
Alaganik Slough: AF
Alagnak River: AF, AP, FAPGRGRLWR
Alatna River: AF, FAPGRGRLWR
Alder Creek: HA
Allen River: FC
Alexander Creek: AF, APFA, FHMVPGPHRG
Alsek River: AN, FC,  RG, TAWR
Ambler River: AF, FA, FHPGRGWR
American Creek: AF, HARGRL
American River (Kodiak): AF, RM
American –Agiapuk River: AF, AP
Anaktuvik River: AF, WR
Anan Creek: AF
Anchor River: AF, APHAKBKP, RA, SA
Andreafsky River: AF, PGRGRL
Andrew Creek: AF
Antimony Creek (Chulitna): RK
Aniak River: AF, APAR, FHWR
Aniakchak River: FAFC, PGRGRL
Aniuk River: RGWR
Anvik River: AF, FHPGRG
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: AF, SA
Bench Creek: AW
Berry Creek: HA
Big River: FH
Birch Creek: FAHAOIPGRG
Bird Creek: AVAWCPFC, HA, RA
Bishop Creek: HA
Bitters Creek: HA
Black River: AF, FA, FHPGRGRL
Bodenburg Creek: HA
Bonanza Creek: HA
Boulder Creek: AW
Bremner River: FC, RGRL
Brooks River: AP
Brushkana River: FC, HA
Buskin River: APRM
Byers Creek: HA, RA, SA

C

California Creek: HA
Campbell Creek: AVAWCPHAPAPGPH, RA, RG, SA
Canning River: AF, APFA, FHPGRL
Canyon Creek: AWFC, HA, KL
Caribou Creek: AWFC, HA
Castle River: AP
Caswell Creek: HAPH, RA, RK, SA
Chalk Creek: HA
Chakachatna River: FC, SA
Chakina River, FC
Chandalar River: FHWR
Chandler River: FH
Charley River: AF, FC, FHPGRGRL
Chatanika River: APFAHAOIPGPHRG
Chena River: AF, APFAHAOIPAPGPHRGRM
Cheshnina River, FC
Chetaslina River, FC
Chester Creek: CP, HAPH
Chickaloon River (Kenai Penn.): KL, SA
Chickaloon River (Matanuska): AWFC, HAPG
Chilikadrotna River: AF, FA, FHPGRGRLWR
Chilkat River: APRGRM
Chilkoot River & Taiya River: APRM
Chisana River: HA
Chistochina River: FC, HA
Chitna River: AAFAFC, PGRGRLWR
Chitistone River, FC
Chokosna River: HA
Chulitna River (Long Lake): FCFH
Chulitna River (Susitna Drainage): HAPGPH, RA, RGRKRM, SA, SFWR
Cutler River: WR
Clear Creek: HAPHRK, SA
Clearwater Creek: HA
Coal Creek: FC, HAKNRK
Coghill River: SA
Coleen River: FHPG
Columbia Creek: HA
Colville River: AF, APFA, FHPGRGRLWR
Copper River (Iliamna): APFAPGRGWR
Copper River (Wrangell Mts.): FAFC, HAPAPGRGRLWR
Cottonwood Creek: HA, RA
Cowee Creek (Juneau): APRM
Crescent Creek: HAKL
Crooked Creek: HAKN, RA

D

Dadina River, FC
Dall River: AF, AP
Dan Creek: HA
Daves Creek: HA
Davis Creek: AW
Deception Creek: HA
Deep Creek: AF, HA, KP, RA, RM, SA
Delta River: AA, FAFC, HA, OI, PA, PGRGRLWR
Delta Clearwater River: AF, AP, HA, PA, RG
Dennison River (West Fork): HARG
Deshka River: AF, APFA, FH, MV, PGPH, RG, RM, SA
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: AF, AP

E

Eagle Creek (POW): AF
Eagle River (Chugiak): AVAWCPFC, HAPAPGPHRG, SA
East Alsek River: AF
East River: AF
Eightmile Creek: AF
Eklutna River: CPHA, RA, RK
Eldorado River: AF
Ella Creek: AF
Eshamy Creek: AF
Esther Creek: AW
Explorer Creek: HA
Eyak River: AF, AP

F

Faith Creek: HA
Falls Creek: AF, AW
Fish Creek (Hyder): RM
Fish Creek (Juneau): AF
Fish Creek (Tanana River): AF, AP
Fish Creek (Wasilla): HAMVPG, RA
Fish River: AP
Fort Hamlin Hills Creek: HA
Fortymile River: AAFA, FHOIPGRGRLWR
Fox River: SA
Frazer River: AF
Funny River: KEKNHA

G

Gakona River:  FC, HA
Gardiner Creek: HA
Gibraltar River: AF
Gilahina River: FCHA
Glacier Creek: CP, HAPG, RA
Globe Creek: HA
Gold Creek: HA
Goodnews River: AF, AP, FHRG
Goodpaster River: AP
Goose Creek: HAPH, RA, RK, SA
Granite Creek: AW, FCHAPGWR
Gravel Creek: FC
Greys Creek: HA
Grouse Creek: HA
Gulkana River: AA, AF, APFAFC, FHHAOIPAPG, RA, RGRLRMWR
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: AF, RM
Hartman River: FH
Hasselborg Creek: AF
Hess Creek: HA
Hicks Creek: FC
Hodzana River: AF
Hoholitna River: AFFH
Hoktaheen River: AF
Holitna River: AF, FHHRRGWR
Honolulu Creek: AWHA, RA, RK, SA
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: AVCPHA, RA
Indian River: HA
Ingram Creek: AWHA, RA
Innoko River: AF, APFH
Irish Creek: AF
Iron Creek: AW
Isom Creek: HA
Italio River: AF, AP
Ivishak River: AF, APFAPGRGRL

J

Jack Creek: HA
Jackpot Creek: AF
Jack River: HA
Jacksina Creek: FC
Jim Creek: HAMV, RA, SF
Jim River: AF, HA
John River: FAPGRGRL
Julius Creek: HA
June Creek: HA

K

Kadake Creek: AF, AP
Kahiltna River: PH, SA, WR
Kah Sheets River: AF, AP
Kakhonak River: RL
Kaliakh River: AF
Kamishak River: AF
Kanektok River: AF, APFA, FHPGRGRL
Kantishna River: AF, RGWR
Kanuti River: HAPG
Karluk River: AF, APPGRL
Karta River: AF, AP
Kasegaluk Lagoon: FAPGRL
Kashwitna River: HAPH, RA, RK, SA
Kasigluk River: AF
Kasilof River: AF, APHAKNKPPA, RA, RM, SA
Katalla River: AF
Katlian River: AF, AP
Katmai Lakes: PG
Kegan Creek: AF
Kejulik River (Becharof L): FH
Kelly River: AF
Kenai River (lower): AF, APFA, FK, HAKEKNKPPAPG, RA, RGRM, SA
Kenai River (upper): AF, APAW, FAFC, FK, HAKLKPPAPG, RA, RGRM, SA
Kennicott River: FC, RG
Kern Creek: AWHA
Ketchikan Creek: AFAP
Kiagna River: FC
Kiklukh River: AF
Killey River: KEKN, SA
Killik River: AF, FAPGRGWR
King Salmon River (Egegik River): AF, FAPG
King Salmon River (Nushagak): FHRL
King Solomon Creek: HA
Kings River: AWFC, HA
Kisaralik River: AF, FA, FHPGRGRL
Kivalina River: AF, AP
Klawok River: AF, RM
Klutina River: AF, APFC, HAPG, RA, RMWR
Knik River: CPMVPAPGRG, SA
Kobuk River: AA, AF, APFA, FHPGRGRLWR
Kokomo Creek: HA
Koktuli River: AF, FH
Kongakut River: AF, AP, FH, KR, RO
Kotsina River: FC
Koyuk River: AF, FHRG
Koyukuk River: AF, FAHAPGPYRGRLWR
Koyukuk River (S. Fork): HA
Kroto Creek: AF, FHHAMVPGPHRG, SA
Kulukak River: AF
Kuparuk River: AF, HA
Kuskokwim River: AF, PYRGWR
Kuskokwim River, S. Fork: AF, FHPYRG
Kuskulana River: AWFC, HA
Kustatan River: AF, SA
Kuzitrin-Kougarok Rivers: AF, AP
Kvichak River: AF, AP
Kwethluk River: AF
Kwiniuk River: AF

L

Lake Creek: AF, APFAFC, FHLCPGRG, SA
Lake Creek (Nancy Lakes): HAPG
Lakina River: FC, HA
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: AF, APAWFC, FHHAMVPAPGPH, RA, RGRKRLRM, SA, WR
Little Tok River: HAOI
Little Tonsina River: HA, RA
Little Willow Creek: HAMVPHPARGRK, SA
Logging Cabin Creek: HA
Lost River (Yakutat): AF
Lowe River: FC, HA
Lyon Creek: WR

M

Mable Creek: HA
Maclaren River: FHWR
Malina Creek: AF
Marion Creek: HA
Marka Creek: AF, AP
Marten River: AF
Martin Creek: HA
Martin River: AF, KB
Matanuska River: AWFC, HAMVPGRG, SA
McArthur River: AF, SA
McCarthy Creek: FC
McHugh Creek: AWCP
Meadow Creek: HAMVPG
Melozitna River: AF, FHPGRG
Mendeltna Creek: HAPG
Mendenhall River: RG
Meshik River: AF
Mills Creek: AWKL
Mineral Creek: FC
Minnie Creek: HA
Montana Creek (Juneau): AF, APRM
Montana Creek (Talkeetna): AF, APHAPH, RA, RKRM, SA
Moose Creek (Deshka): FC, HA, RG, SA
Moose River: HAKE, RA
Mulchatna River: AF, FA, FHPGRGRLWR

N

Nabesna River: FC, RGWR
Nadina River: FC
Naha River: AF, AP, HA, PA, RA
Naknek River: AF, RM
Nakwasina River: AF, AP
Nancy Lakes Canoe Trails: AF, FAMVPG
Necons River: FAFHPG
Nelchina River: FC, PGRG
Nellie Juan River: FC
Nellie Martin River: AF
Nenana River: AA, AF, AW, FC, HA, OI, PGPHRGWR
Newhalen River: AF, APFAFC, PGRG
Nigu / Etivluk Rivers: FAPGRLWR
Ninilchik River: AF, KP, RA, RM, SA
Niukluk River: AFAP
Nizina River: FC, RG
Noatak River: AA, AF, FA, FH, PGRGRL
Nome River: AF, APRM
No Name Creek: HA
Nonvianuk River: RG
Nowitna River: AA, AF, AP, FH, PGRGRL
Nushagak River: AF, AP, FHRGWR
Nuyakuk River: AF, FAPGRGRLWR

O

OBrien Creek: HA
Ohmer Creek: AF, RA
Oksrukuyik Creek: HA
Olds River: AF
Olga Creek: AF
Oxbow Creek: HA

P

Pah River: AF
Panguingue Creek: HA
Pasagshak River: AF, AP
Pass Creek: HA
Patton River: AF, KP
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: AF, SA
Plotnikof River: AF
Poe Creek: AW
Poplar Grove Creek: HA
Porcupine River: AFFAPGPYRGRLWR
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: PHRARK, SA
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): AFAPFC, HAPHRKSA
Sheep River: FC
Sheridan River: FC
Ship Creek: AFAVAP, AWCPFC, HAPHRARMSA
Silver Salmon Creek: AF
Sinoa Creek: HA
Sinuk River: AFAP
Sitkoh Creek: AFAP
Situk River: AFAPRGRM
Sixmile Creek: AWFC, HAPGRASA, WR
Skwentna River: FC, FHSA, WR
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: AF, ANRGWR
Stony River: FAFHPGRGWR
Strelna Creek: HA
Stuyahok River: AFFH
Summit Creek: HAPY
Sunshine Creek: HAPHRARKSA
Susitna River (Lower): HAMV, PAPHRGWR
Susitna River (Upper): AFFC, FHHAPGPHRGRMSASFWR
Swan Lakes Canoe Trails: CTFAKNKPPAPG
Swanson River : AFCTHAKNKP, PAPGRASA
Swanson River Canoe Trails: AFCTFAFHKPPAPGRG

T

Taku River: AFWR
Talachulitna River: AFAPPGRGRKRLSATR
Talarik Creek: AFAP
Talkeetna River: AFAPAWFC, HAPHRGRMSA
Tana River: FC
Tanana River: AFHAOIPAPHWR
Tanaina Lake Canoe Trail: PA
Tangle River: AFAPHAPA
Tasnuna River: FC
Tatalina Creek: HA
Tatshenshini-Alsek River: ANFC, RG, TA
Taylor Creek (Stephens): AFHA
Tazimina River: AF
Tazlina River: AFFAFC, HAPAPGRGWR
Tebay River: AF
Teklanika River: FC
Telaquana River: FA, FHPG
Theodore River: AFSA
Thoms Creek: AFAP
Thorne River: AFAPRM
Tiekel River: FC, HA
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: AFAPFC, HAPGWR
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: AFCPRM, SA
Tyone River: AFFHRGSA, WR
Tyonek Creek: SA

U

Uganik River: AFAP
Ugashik River: AF
Unalakleet River: AAAFAPFHPGRGRL
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: FHPGWR
Williwaw Creek: HA
Willow Creek: AFAPAWFC, HAMVPAPHRARGRKRMSA
Wilson River: AF
Wind River: ANFAFHPG
Wolverine Creek: AF, FC
Wood Creek: HA
Wood-Tikchik Lakes: AFAPFAPGRG
Wortmann's Creek: FC
Wulik River: AFAP

Y

Yentna River: AFMVPHSA, WR
Yukon River: FAHAOIPAPGPYRG

Z

Zitziana River: AF

 

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