TITLE

ALASKA'S RIVERS: SOUTHCENTRAL ALASKA: ALEXANDER CREEK

PUB. DATE
January 1993
SOURCE
Alaska River Guide (9780882404974);1993, p205
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on Alexander Creek in Alaska. It is one of the most popular fishing and hunting rivers in Southcentral Alaska. From its source at Alexander Lake, Alexander Creek flows southeast about 40 miles to meet the Susitna River. The terrain around the lake is flat, and views of the Alaska Range, including Mount McKinley, are excellent. The creek is 1 to 5 feet deep and from 50 to 200 feet wide, with an average gradient of 3.5 feet per mile. It meanders through spruce, birch, and cottonwood forest, often between high banks or through willow thickets and tall grasses, so scenic vistas below the lake are generally poor. Motorboats are not allowed from Creek Miles 23 to 38.3 from May 15 to August 20.
ACCESSION #
19117173

 

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