January 1993
Alaska River Guide (9780882404974);1993, p170
The article presents information on the Kantishna River in Alaska. The Kantishna, a good family wilderness float on a nontechnical, meandering Interior river, begins in the foothills of Mount McKinley and heads northerly for over 200 miles to its confluence with the Tanana River. The Kantishna flows through forests of spruce and hardwood, leaving the foothills behind. More advanced paddlers may want to float Moose Creek, which is spiked with Class II rapids on its journey from Kantishna outside of the Denali National Park to its confluence with the Kantishna River. Few travelers penetrate this region.


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