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River Name/Section Class Level running? Updated
Alatna [AK] through Gates of the Arctic National Park I(II) n/a

Alsek [AK] Haines Junction to Dry Bay III+(V+) n/a

American Creek [AK] Hammersly Lake to Lake Coville I-III n/a

Aniakchak [AK] Surprise Lake to Aniakchak Bay I-IV n/a

Archangel Creek [AK] Fairangel Creek Confluence to the Little Su Confluence V 232 cfs
+ 17 cfs/hr
L8-
Below Recom.
01h23m
Atigun/Sagavanirktok [AK] Dalton Hwy Bridge to Slope Mt. Road Camp III-IV n/a

Bird Creek [AK] 5 miles upstream to Turnagain Arm V+ n/a

Bremner [AK] to Copper River I-III+ n/a

Browns Creek [AK] Browns Creek Canyon III n/a

Brushkana Creek [AK] Denali Hwy to Nenana River II+ n/a

Campbell Creek [AK] South Fork Gorge (Prospect Heights to Hilltop Ski Area) V n/a

Canyon Creek [AK] Seward Highwy at outlet of Lower Summit Lake to Seward Hwy a... IV 1330 cfs
+ 20 cfs/hr
R1-
Lower Runnable
00h38m
Caribou Creek [AK] Squaw Creek to Glenn Highway Bridge V n/a

Carlson Creek [AK] Lower Canyon to Tidewater II-III(IV) n/a

Chakachatna [AK] Chakachamna Lake to Cook Inlet V+ n/a

Chakina [AK] Gravel bar to Chitina River V n/a

Charley [AK] Upper river gravel bar to Yukon River to Circle III n/a

Cheshnina [AK] Lower Tonsina to Copper River Bridge III+ n/a

Chetaslina [AK] Chichokna River to Copper River V+ n/a

Chickaloon [AK] 30 Mile Airstrip to Matanuska III n/a

Chilikadrotna [AK] Twin Lakes (Lake Clark Nat.Park & Preserve) to points along ... I-III n/a

Chistochina [AK] Chistochina Glacier to Copper River I-II n/a

Chitina [AK] Tana River to Copper River II n/a

Chitistone [AK] Glacier Creek to Nizina River II-III n/a

Chulitna [AK] East Fork to Talkeetna II n/a

Coal Creek [AK] Glacier to Matanuska River IV n/a

Colville [AK] Thunder Creek to Harrison Bay I-II n/a

Copper (Iliamna) [AK] Lower or Upper Copper Lake to Lower Pike Lake or Intricate B... III-IV n/a

Copper [AK] 1. Copper Glacier to Gulkana R. II n/a

Copper [AK] 2. Gulkana R. to Chitina R. II n/a

Copper [AK] 3. Chitina R. to Gulf of Alaska II n/a

Dadina [AK] Bush strip to Copper River III-IV(V+) n/a

Delta [AK] 1. Denali Hwy at Tangle Lakes to MP 212.5 Richardson Hwy bet... I-III n/a

Delta [AK] 2. Suzy Q Creek to Donnelly Creek Campground II-IV n/a

Drop Creek [AK] Upper gravel bar to Copper River II n/a

Eagle (Juneau) [AK] Lake to Veterans Memorial Highway II(III) n/a

Eagle [AK] 1. Echo Bend to Rapids Camp IV n/a

Eagle [AK] 2. Upper I n/a

Eagle [AK] 3. Bridge to Bridge II(III) n/a

Eagle [AK] 4. Lower: Military Stretch II-III n/a

Firth [AK] Margaret Lake to Beaufort Sea III-IV n/a

Fish Creek [AK] Eaglecrest Road to N. Douglas Hwy. II-V(V+) n/a

Fortymile, Middle Fork and North Fork [AK] Joseph Airstrip to Taylor Hwy Fortymile Bridge II(III) n/a

Fortymile, South Fork [AK] West Fork of Dennison Fork to Taylor Hwy Fortymile Bridge II(III) n/a

Fortymile [AK] Taylor Hwy Fortymile Bridge to Yukon River (Eagle) II(III) n/a

Gakona [AK] Gakona Glacier to Copper River III n/a

Gilahina [AK] McCarthy Road (mi. 28) to Chitina River III n/a

Glacier (Sheridan River) [AK] Sheridan Glacier to Copper River Highway III n/a

Gold Creek [AK] Basin Road Bridge into Cope Park III-V(V+) n/a

Granite Creek [AK] 2600-foot level to Glenn Highway IV-V+ n/a

Gravel Creek [AK] Gravel Creek Glacier to Matanuska River IV+ n/a

Gulkana [AK] 1. Summit Lake to Paxson Lake III 1270 cfs
0 cfs/hr
R0-
Lower Runnable
01h23m
Gulkana [AK] 2. Paxson Lake to Sourdough Campground II-III 1270 cfs
0 cfs/hr
R0-
Lower Runnable
01h23m
Happy [AK] Near Sheep Lake to Skwentna River III+ n/a

Hicks Creek [AK] Hicks Lake to Matanuska River V+ n/a

Hulahula [AK] Grasser's Airstrip to Arey Island (Arctic Ocean) III n/a

Jacksina [AK] Upper river to Nabesna River IV n/a

Jarvis Creek [AK] Trail above McCumber Creek to Trail below Ober Creek IV-V n/a

Kenai [AK] Kenai Lake (Sterling Highway) to Skilak Lake II-III 6490 cfs
+ 50 cfs/hr
R3-
Runnable
00h38m
Kennicott [AK] McCarthy Road to Nizina River II+ n/a

Kern Creek [AK] 600' Elevation to Turnigan Arm V n/a

Kiagna [AK] Gravel bar to Chitina River V+ n/a

Kijik [AK] Lachbuna to Lake Clark V n/a

Killik [AK] Lakes in upper river to Umiat or Colville River II-III n/a

Kings [AK] Upper Kings to Glenn Highway V+ n/a

Kisaralik [AK] Kisaralik Lake to confluence with Kuskokwim River II-III n/a

Klutina [AK] Klutina Lake to Richardson Highway Bridge at Copper Center III n/a

Kongakut [AK] Mountains to Arctic Ocean II-III n/a

Kotsina [AK] Upper Kotsina to Copper River (including lower canyon gorge) V+ n/a

Kuskulana [AK] 1. Nugget Creek to McCarthy Road IV+ n/a

Kuskulana [AK] 2. McCarthy Rd. Bridge to Chitina River III n/a

Lake Creek [AK] Chelatna Lake to Yentna River III+ n/a

Lakina [AK] 1. Mill Creek to McCarthy Road Bridge III-IV n/a

Lakina [AK] 2. McCarthy Road Bridge to Chitina River III+ n/a

Lawson Creek [AK] Treadwell Ditch to Salt Water II(V+) n/a

Lemon Creek [AK] Upper Quarry to Costco III-IV+ n/a

Little Nelchina [AK] Little Nelchina Br. on Glenn Highway to Tazlina Lake II-III n/a

Little Susitna [AK] 1. Upper IV+ 232 cfs
+ 17 cfs/hr
L9-
Below Recom.
01h23m
Little Susitna [AK] 2. Mother Lode Cookhouse & Saloon to Shrock Road Bridge IV-V 232 cfs
+ 17 cfs/hr
R0-
Lower Runnable
01h23m
Lowe [AK] 1. Heiden Canyon V n/a

Lowe [AK] 2. Keystone Canyon III n/a

Lowe [AK] 3. Below Keystone Canyon II n/a

Matanuska, East Fork and Main Stem [AK] near Hunter Lake to Caribou Creek II+ n/a

Matanuska [AK] 1. Lions Head III+ 8.42 ft
+0.11 ft/hr
R4-
Runnable
01h08m
Matanuska [AK] 2. Glacier Park Bridge to Palmer II+ 8.42 ft
+0.11 ft/hr
R4-
Runnable
01h08m
McCarthy Creek [AK] near Bonanza Ridge to McCarthy III+(V+) n/a

Mendenhall [AK] Mendenhall Lake to Riverside Drive II(III) 2360 cfs
0 cfs/hr
R1-
Lower Runnable
00h23m
Mineral Creek [AK] 1. Mineral Creek Road to Lower Canyon putin V n/a

Mineral Creek [AK] 2. Upper Canyon takeout to coast II+ n/a

Montana Creek [AK] McGuinness Creek to Mendenhall River II-III+ n/a

Moose Creek [AK] Buffalo Mine Rd. to Glenn Hwy. III+ 112 cfs
+ 3 cfs/hr
R0-
Lower Runnable
00h53m
Nabesna [AK] Nabesna Glacier to Northway Indian Village II n/a

Nadina [AK] Nadina Glacier to Copper River V+ n/a

Nellie Juan [AK] Nellie Juan Lake to Kings Bay (Prince William Sound) V n/a

Nenana [AK] 1. Carlo Creek to McKinley Village II-III n/a

Nenana [AK] 2. McKinley Village to Riley Creek III n/a

Nenana [AK] 3. Riley Creek to Twin Rocks III+ n/a

Nenana [AK] 4. Twin Rocks to Healy (Nenana Canyon) III-IV n/a

Newhalen [AK] Upper landing on Iliamna-Nondalton Road to Newhalen IV-V n/a

Nigu [AK] Gates of the Arctic National Park I-II n/a

Nizina [AK] 1. Nizina Glacier to Kennicott River II+ n/a

Nizina [AK] 2. Kennicott River to Chitna River II-III n/a

Noatak [AK] Twelvemile Creek to Noatak Village I(II) n/a

Peterson Creek [AK] Meadows to Falls III+(V+) n/a

Portage [AK] Portage Lake to Turnagain Arm I n/a

Power Creek [AK] Feeding Eyak Lake near Cordova IV-V n/a

Reeds Creek [AK] Good Hope Creek Confluence to Reed Lakes Trailhead V 232 cfs
+ 17 cfs/hr
L9-
Below Recom.
01h23m
Riley Creek [AK] Tripple Lakes Trail to Nenana River III n/a

Salmon Creek [AK] Bridge to Bake II-V n/a

Sanctuary [AK] Denali Road to Teklanika River V+ n/a

Sanford [AK] Upper gravel bar to Copper River II n/a

Savage [AK] Denali Park Road Bridge to Stampede Road V n/a

Sheenjek [AK] Last Lake to Fort Yukon I-II n/a

Sheep Creek [AK] near small lake at 2757 ft to Parks Highway III n/a

Sheep [AK] Near Glacier to Talkeetna River IV(V+) n/a

Ship Creek [AK] Arctic Valley Rd. put-in to bridge IV 5.30 ft
+0.11 ft/hr
R7-
Upper Runnable
00h38m
Sixmile (& E. Fork Sixmile) [AK] Seward Hwy along E. Fork of Six Mile to Sunshine V 1330 cfs
+ 20 cfs/hr
R2-
Lower Runnable
00h38m
Skwentna [AK] Twin Glaciers to Skwentna III+ n/a

Stikine [AK] Cassiar Hwy. Bridge to Telegraph Creek (Grand Canyon) V+ 93700 cfs
+ 100 cfs/hr
R7-
Upper Runnable
00h53m
Susitna [AK] Denali Hwy Bridge to Gold-Creek Alaska RR Bridge or Talkeetn... III-V+ 17600 cfs
0 cfs/hr
R2-
Lower Runnable
01h08m
Talkeetna [AK] Stephan Lake to Susitna River at Talkeetna Village III-IV 7960 cfs
+ 100 cfs/hr
R1-
Lower Runnable
00h53m
Tana [AK] Gravel Bar to Chitina River to Copper River IV n/a

Tasnuna [AK] Upper gravel bar to Copper river II+ n/a

Tatshenshini [AK] 2. Dalton Post to Alsek (Dry Bay) III n/a

Tazlina [AK] Tazlina Lake to Copper River II+(III) n/a

Teklanika [AK] Teklanika Campground to Stampede Rd. (Savage River) V n/a

Tiekel [AK] 1. Richardson Highway to just above the Canyon II n/a

Tiekel [AK] 2. Stuart Creek at Richardson Highway to Copper River or Cor... V+ n/a

Tonsina [AK] 1. Tonsina Glacier to Tonsina Lake V+ n/a

Tonsina [AK] 2. Richardson Highway Xing to Lower Tonsina on Edgerton cut-... III-IV n/a

Tsina [AK] 1. Tsina Glacier to Tsina Lodge on Richardson Highway III+ n/a

Tsina [AK] 2. Tsina Roadhouse on Richardson Hwy to Richardson Hwy below... V n/a

Tsina [AK] 3. Richardson Highway to just above Stuart Creek III+ n/a

Twentymile [AK] Carmen Lake to Turnagain Arm I n/a

Valdez Glacier Stream [AK] Valdez Glacier to Richardson Highway II n/a

White [AK] Solo Creek airstrip to Alaska Highway Bridge (Yukon Terr.) II n/a

Willow Creek [AK] 1. near Hatcher Pass to lower Willow Creek put-in V+ 365 cfs
-5 cfs/hr
L9-
Below Recom.
00h23m
Willow Creek [AK] 2. Guardrail to Shirleytown III-IV 365 cfs
-5 cfs/hr
L9-
Below Recom.
00h23m
Windy / Rocky [AK] 3 miles above Windy/Rocky confluence to tidewater IV n/a

Wolverine Creek [AK] Upper River to Matanuska River V 347 cfs
0 cfs/hr
R0-
Lower Runnable
00h38m
Wortmann's Creek [AK] Upper River to Lowe River II-III n/a