TITLE

ALASKA'S RIVERS: SOUTHCENTRAL ALASKA: KNIK RIVER

PUB. DATE
January 1993
SOURCE
Alaska River Guide (9780882404974);1993, p233
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article presents information on the Knik River in Southcentral Alaska. The river offers a short float on a glacial river. It courses about 26 miles through the lower Matanuska Valley, in the shadow of Pioneer Peak, to Knik Arm flowing swift, cold, and silty out of the Knik Glacier. The upper river is accessible from Knik River Road for paddlers who wish to try its more challenging braided waters. The lower river is easily accessible from the Old Glenn Highway bridge at Mile 9.
ACCESSION #
19117182

 

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