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Alsek River. Information.
Ed notes:
1. Alsek & Tatshenshini entries are posted also in YT and BC Routes.
2. Consult also the entries filed under Tatshenshini River.
Canadian Heritage Rivers System. Alsek.
http://www.chrs.ca/Rivers/Alsek/Alsek_e.htm
Kluane / Wrangell – St. Elias / Glacier Bay / Tatshenshini-Alsek UNESCO World Heritage site.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kluane-Wra ... hini-Alsek
http://www.pc.gc.ca/eng/progs/spm-whs/itm2/site4.aspx
Kluane National Park and Reserve.
http://www.pc.gc.ca/pn-np/yt/kluane/index.aspx
http://www.greatcanadianparks.com/yukon ... /index.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kluane_Nat ... nd_Reserve
Tatshenshini-Alsek Provincial Park.
http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explor ... /tatshens/
http://www.greatcanadianparks.com/bcolu ... /index.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tatshenshi ... ncial_Park
http://www.spacesfornature.org/greatspa ... shini.html
Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve.
http://www.nps.gov/glba/index.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glacier_Ba ... d_Preserve
Maps of the Alsek and Tatshenshini Rivers. Cloudburst Productions, Haines (2004).

Alsek River. Haines Junction area YT to Dry Bay AK. Notes.
Source: Thomas, Alister. More of Canada’s Best Canoe Routes. Boston Mills Press, Erin (2003).
Author: Paula Zyback.
Route description: Haines Junction, Alsek River, creek confluences (Park, Lava, Raft, Marble), Goatherd Mountain hike, Bates River confluence, creek confluences (Plug, Range, Dyke, Easy), helicopter shuttle past Turnback Canyon, Ritchie Creek confluence, Tatshenshini River confluence, AK border, ... , Alsek Lake, ... , Dry Bay.
Title at source: Alsek River: Awesome and Then Some.

Alsek River. Haines Junction YT to Dry Bay AK. Notes.
Source: Madsen, Ken and Peter Mather. A Guide to Paddling in the Yukon. Primrose Publishing (Caribou Commons Project), Whitehorse (2004).
Route description: Haines Junction, Dezadeash River, Kaskawulsh River junction and start of Alsek River proper, rapids, Lowell Glacier and lake, hike Goatherd Mountain, rapids, Bates River confluence, BC boundary, Range Creek confluence, Dyke Creek confluence, Easy Creek confluence; start of Turnback Canyon (CV+ whitewater; fly back to Whitehorse or Haines Junction; portage (two routes described); hire helicopter to get around; do not attempt to run); rapid, Tatshenshini River confluence, AK border, The Nose, Walker Glacier, Novatak Glacier outflow, Alsek Lake, Gateway Knob, rapids, Dry Bay.

Cheney Lake.
Location: Anchorage.
Source: paddling.net
Author: dkehlenbach.
Route description: Day trip from East Anchorage.
http://www.paddling.net/places/showReport.html?2208

Eagle River.
Source: paddling.net
Author: PatriotBliss.
Route description: North Fork of Eagle River, Eagle River, Eagle River Loop Bridge (possible takeout point) and Eagle River settlement; CII and CIII rapids below bridge, takeout at campground.
http://www.paddling.net/places/showReport.html?1748

Eklutna Lake.
Location: Eagle River.
Source: paddling.net
Author: Jeremy.
Route description: Day trip on glacial melt lake a few miles outside Anchorage.
http://www.paddling.net/places/showReport.html?1170

Goodnews River.
Location: Dillingham.
Source: paddling.net
Author: danattherock.
Route description: Float plane from Dillingham to Goodnews Lake, Goodnews River, Goodnews Bay settlement, wheeled plane to Dillingham.
http://www.paddling.net/places/showReport.html?2124
Photos: http://www.flickr.com/photos/21144083@N ... 3622658629

Kachemak Bay State Park. Hiking.
http://dnr.alaska.gov/parks/units/kbay/kbytrsmp.htm
Reference at
http://northernwaters.shutterfly.com/ke ... ifereserve

Kelly River.
Location: Kotzebue.
Noatak National Preserve.
http://www.nps.gov/noat
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Noatak_National_Preserve
Source: paddling.net
Author: danattherock.
Route description: Flight to river, 7 days on the Kelly, pickup at Noatak River confluence.
http://www.paddling.net/places/showReport.html?1939
Photos:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/21144083@N ... 3617063514

Kenai National Wildlife Refuge.
http://kenai.fws.gov/
Wikipedia.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kenai_Nati ... ife_Refuge

Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. Swanson River Canoe Route. Online, Notes, Map.
Source: Northern Waters (shutterfly.com).
Route description: “Dog-Lure-Pot-Lonely-Kuviak-Junco-Lost-Red Squirrel-Woods-Gene-Eider-Olsjold-Wonder-Nutchatch-Lierum-Lynx-Pepper-Gene-Swanson-Campers-Berry-Redpole-Kuviak-Lonely-Pot-Lure-Dog.”
Title at source: Kenai Wildlife Reserve Canoe Route (AK).
http://northernwaters.shutterfly.com/ke ... ifereserve
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Kenai Canoe Trails. Information.
Guide books, maps, photographs.
Main Routes: Swan Lake Canoe Route and Swanson River Canoe Route.
http://www.northlite.biz/canoe/
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Kenai Lake.
Location: Cooper Landing.
Source: paddling.net
Author: PatriotBliss.
Route description: Day trip from Quartz Creek boat launch.
http://www.paddling.net/places/showReport.html?1388

Kenai River.
Location: Cooper Landing.
Source: paddling.net
Author: PatriotBliss.
Route description: Cooper Landing bridge, CI and CII rapids (sometime CIII), Jim’s Landing boat launch. Below is the Kenai Canyon (CIII); takeout is at Skilak Lake (shuttle advised).
http://www.paddling.net/places/showReport.html?2035

Kisaralik River.
Location: Bethel.
Source: paddling.net
Author: emptysea.
Route description: Scheduled flight from Anchorage to Bethel or Dillingham, followed by float plane to Kisaralik Lake. Serious ww river, often run with rafts. Kisaralik River, confluence with Kasigluk River (possible takeout), confluence with Kuskowkin River.
http://www.paddling.net/places/showReport.html?709

Knik River.
Location: Wasilla.
Source: paddling.net
Author: PatriotBliss.
Route description: Knik Glacier or old Glenn Highway bridge to new Glenn Highway bridge.
http://www.paddling.net/places/showReport.html?1813

Kobuk River. Walker Lake to Kiana. Online, Notes, Photos.
Author: Christian Roux.
http://translate.google.com/#fr|en|
http://www.cgrizz.com/index.htm
(click on Rivière Kobuk)
http://www.cgrizz.com/kobuk/yallerko.htm

Kugururok River.
Location: Kotzebue.
Noatak National Preserve.
http://www.nps.gov/noat
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Noatak_National_Preserve
Source: paddling.net
Author: danattherock.
Route description: Float plane from Kotzebue; pickup by float plane at or below Noatak River confluence.
http://www.paddling.net/places/showReport.html?1942
Photos:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/21144083@N ... 3639892399

Noatak River. Information.
Wikipedia.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Noatak_River
Gates of the Arctic National Park and Reserve.
http://www.nps.gov/gaar/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gates_of_t ... ional_Park
Noatak National Preserve.
http://www.nps.gov/noat
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Noatak_National_Preserve
Noatak Wilderness Area.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Noatak_Wilderness_Area

Noatak River. Online,
Author: Tom Unger.
Route description: Flight from Fairbanks to Bettles, float plane to Noatak headwaters. Several days hiking, toward Mount Oyakek (not found by Google) and up Portage Creek. Cutler River confluence, Anisak River confluence, Nimiuktuk River confluence, Noatak canyon, Kigururok River confluence, Noatak village. Flight to Kotzebue, flight to Anchorage.
http://www.tumtum.com/kayak/trips/Noatak_part1.shtml

Piledriver Slough.
Location: Moose Creek.
Source: paddling.net
Author: jeepn2n3.
Route description (day trip): Richardson Hwy from Fairbanks to Eielson Farm Loop road to downriver side of culverts.
http://www.paddling.net/places/showReport.html?533

Placer River.
Location: Girdwood, Anchorage.
Chugach National Forest.
http://www.fs.fed.us/r10/chugach/
Source: paddling.net
Author: PatriotBliss.
Route description (day trip): Read warning! Put-in at Placer River bridge (Hwy 1), paddle upstream into Placer River delta, Luebner Lake, Spenard Glacier, return.
http://www.paddling.net/places/showReport.html?1218

Porcupine River. Old Crow YT to Fort Yukon. Online, Notes, Photos.
Author: Christian Roux.
http://translate.google.com/#fr|en|
http://www.cgrizz.com/index.htm
(click on Porcupine River, then on En savoir plus.)

Portage Creek.
Location: Whittier.
Chugach National Forest.
http://www.fs.fed.us/r10/chugach/
Source: paddling.net
Author: PatriotBliss.
Route description (day trip): Read both warnings! Several put-ins and takeouts.
http://www.paddling.net/places/showReport.html?1516

Sheenjek River.
Wikipedia stub.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sheenjek_River
Author: Tom Unger.
Route description: Fairbanks; flight to Fort Yukon, then to near Sheenjek headwaters. Old Woman Hill and Creek. Eagle Creek confluence, Konas River confluence, Porcupine River confluence, Fort Yukon. Flight to Fairbanks.
http://www.tumtum.com/kayak/trips/Sheen ... art1.shtml

Skagway River. Glacier to Skagway AK. Notes.
Ed note: Extremely dangerous ww river.
Source: Madsen, Ken and Peter Mather. A Guide to Paddling in the Yukon. Primrose Publishing (Caribou Commons Project), Whitehorse (2004).
Route description: Glacier train stop to Skagway.

Stikine River. Information.
More extensive information is provided in British Columbia Interior Routes:
http://www.myccr.com/SectionForums/view ... 05&t=34200
Stikine River. Alaska Geographic. Graphic Arts Center Publishing Company (1979).
Demerjian, Bonnie. Roll On! Discovering the Wild Stikine River. Stikine River Books. (2006).

Tatshenshini River and Alsek River. Information.
Ed notes:
1. Tatshenshini and Alsek entries are cross-listed in the BC Forum thread.
2. The Tatshenshini lies mostly in BC. Most trips run from Dalton River YT, to the Alsek River junction, to Dry Bay AK.
Canadian Heritage Rivers System. Tatashenshini.
http://www.chrs.ca/Rivers/Tatshenshini/ ... hini_e.htm
Canadian Heritage Rivers System. Alsek.
http://www.chrs.ca/Rivers/Alsek/Alsek_e.htm
Kluane / Wrangell – St. Elias / Glacier Bay / Tatshenshini-Alsek UNESCO World Heritage site.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kluane-Wra ... hini-Alsek
http://www.pc.gc.ca/eng/progs/spm-whs/itm2/site4.aspx
Kluane National Park and Reserve.
http://www.pc.gc.ca/pn-np/yt/kluane/index.aspx
http://www.greatcanadianparks.com/yukon ... /index.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kluane_Nat ... nd_Reserve
Tatshenshini-Alsek Provincial Park.
http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explor ... /tatshens/
http://www.greatcanadianparks.com/bcolu ... /index.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tatshenshi ... ncial_Park
http://www.spacesfornature.org/greatspa ... shini.html
Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve.
http://www.nps.gov/glba/index.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glacier_Ba ... d_Preserve
Maps of the Alsek and Tatshenshini Rivers. Cloudburst Productions, Haines (2004).
Budd, Ken; Ric Careless and Johnny Mikes; Editors. Tatshenshini River Wild. Raincoast Books, Vancouver (1993). Ed note: Coffee-table book.
Lyman, Russ, Joe Ordonez and Mike Speaks. Complete Guide to the Tatshenshini River. Cloudburst Productions, Haines (2004).

Tatshenshini River and Alsek River. Dalton Post YT to Dry Bay AK. Notes.
Source: Thomas, Alister. Canada’s Best Canoe Routes.. Boston Mills Press, Erin (2001).
Author Keith Morton.
Route description: Dalton Post YT, canyon, “Quiet Canyon”, O’Connor River, Tats Creek, Alsek River junction, Walker Glacier, Alsek Lake, Dry Bay, charter flight to Whitehorse.
Title at source: Tatshenshini River: A Treat from the Tat.

Tatshenshini River and Alsek River. Online, Notes.
Source: Kayak Yukon library.
Ed note: Incomplete report, at present largely for playboaters.
http://www.kayak.yk.ca/html/rivers/tat/index.html

Tatshenshini River and Alsek River. Dalton Post YT to Dry Bay AK. Features.
Dalton Post (YT; off Hwy 3), Tatshenshini River, outlet from Wade Lakes, creek confluences (Pirate, Squaw, Silver), Bridge River confluence, BC boundary, creek confluences (Kudwat, Detour, Sediments, Low Fog), O’Connor River confluence, Tkope River confluence, creek confluences (unnamed?, Tomahnous, Towagh, Basement, Ninetyeighter, Melt), Alsek River junction, creek confluence, AK border, ... , Dry Bay.

Tatshenshini River and Alsek River. Dalton Post YT to Dry Bay AK. Guide.
Source: Archer, Laurel. Northern British Columbia Canoe Trips: Volume Two. Rocky Mountain Books (2010).

Yukon River. Information.
To be prepared.

Yukon River. Tagish Lake? YT to Emmonak. Online, Notes, Photos.
Author: Christian Roux.
http://translate.google.com/#fr|en|
http://www.cgrizz.com/yukon2007/yukon20070.htm
http://www.cgrizz.com/yukon2007/yalleryuk2007.htm