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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Glennallen Field Office in Glennallen, Alaska .
Written in English


  • Wild and scenic rivers -- Alaska.,
  • Delta National Wild & Scenic River (Alaska)

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Other titlesDelta National Wild and Scenic River, Alaska., Adventures on the Delta National Wild & Scenic River, Alaska.
ContributionsUnited States. Bureau of Land Management. Glennallen Field Office.
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Pagination1 sheet :
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Open LibraryOL15551207M

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Get this from a library! Delta National Wild & Scenic River, Alaska.. [United States. Bureau of Land Management. Glennallen Field Office.;]. Type: Wild, Scenic, Recreational: Designated: December 2, The Delta River is an mile ( km) tributary of the Tanana River in the U.S. state of Alaska. Its name in the Ahtna language is Saas Na’ [pronunciation?Fed by the Tangle Lakes of the Alaska Range, the river flows north to meet the larger river near Big Delta.. In , 62 miles ( km) of waterways in the Delta Mouth: Tanana River. National Wild and Scenic Rivers - Alaska. Alaska has approximately , miles of river, of which 3, miles are designated as wild & scenic—less than 1% of the state's river miles. Delta River is one of a few easily accessible wild and scenic rivers in the state of Alaska, providing both day use and overnight boating opportunities. A wide range of outstanding recreational opportunities attract people of all ages and abilities for river-related solitude and undisturbed environment as well as wildlife viewing, fishing.

The Gulkana River watershed drains approximately 2, square miles of Southcentral Alaska. The river begins in the Alaska Range near Summit Lake and flows south into the Copper River, which eventually empties into the Gulf of Alaska between Cordova and Katalla. Several hundred lakes and ponds are scattered throughout the spruce-dominated forest of the Gulkana River Phone: () The Gulkana River is an approximately mile long river that can be done in 5 to 7 average length days. It is a National Wild and Scenic River and one of Alaska's most popular whitewater river trips. It is an excellent fishing river trip, as well, with a large King Salmon run and lots of smaller sport fish to try for. River rating: WW3 - FW. Delta National Wild River. The Delta Wild and Scenic River Watershed originates south of the Denali Highway and includes all of the Upper and Lower Tangle Lakes, the Tangle River, and the Delta River. The Delta River drains north through the Alaska Range, eventually joining the Tanana River and emptying into the Yukon River. This is a list of the designated National Wild and Scenic Rivers in the United States. Some rivers may be listed more than once if they have designated sections in different states. Initials of the managing agency follow the name of the river. Abbreviations used are: ^ "Bautista Creek, California". National Wild and Scenic Rivers.

EXPLORE HIDDEN ALASKA. The Alaska River Guide is the premier guide to Alaskan paddling. It combines detailed river maps, photographs, and crucial at-a-glance information to provide you with the knowledge needed to plan a successful Alaska river trip. The book also highlights. cautions and river hazards; prime paddling season; directions to /5(16). Alaska waterways Delta River. From: David Dapkus Subject: Field Inspection of the Delta River, June , A field inspection of that portion of the Delta River from and including Tangle Lakes to mile Richardson Highway (near Miller Creek) was conducted by a interagency team as part of a BOR study of the river for potential inclusion in the National Wild and Scenic . Creating new campsites is discouraged in the National Wild and Scenic River corridors. Once we were clear of the last lake, the current increased for a shallow, rocky, 1 1/4-mile run to the rapids. On Ma , while this book was in production, the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of was signed into law. Among its provisions, PL authorized nine National Heritage Areas, two waterways within the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System, and four new trails within the National Trails System.