Tongass National Forest

Rivers/Rapids in Tongass Nat'l Forest

Bayhead Creek

Access by Forest Service road 8509. 6 miles of road available to high clearance vehicles in drainage. Creek flows into Freshwater Bay. ...

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Freshwater Creek

Access by Forest Service road 8508. 18 miles of road available to high clearance vehicles in drainage from road 8508. 7 miles of road in drainage also accessible from Tenakee Springs road 7500. ...

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Game Creek

Access by Forest Road 8502. Portions of the Game Creek drainage are private land owned by native corporations; to gain river access, contact Huna Totem office in ...

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Gartina Creek

Closest salmon stream to Hoonah; about a 15 minute walk to lower Gartina crossing just north of the airport from the main road in ...

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Kennel Creek

Access by Forest Service road 8502 on the Hoonah road system. Abandoned logging camp, small protected harbor at mouth of creek. Forest Service maintains a float dock, 2 picnic tables with fire rings here. Scenic area provides excellent opportunities to watch land and marine wildlife. It receives steady use ...

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Neka River

Accessible by boat across Port Fredrick from Hoonah. Important stream for residents and subsistence users in ...

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Pavlof River

Access by FS road 8510 and 8515. 26 miles of road available to high clearance vehicles in drainage. Unlike most other systems on the Hoonah Ranger District, Pavlof has a lake, providing necessary habitat to sustain a sockeye or red salmon population. ...

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Petersburg to Kake via north shore Kupreanof Island

Put-in point: Petersburg Length: 65 miles/104 km (1-way) Tide-dependent: No Difficulty: Moderate Major crossings: 0 Route: * From Petersburg N along E shore of Kupreanof Island, then west along N shore and around NW tip S to Kake in Keku Strait. Exposed to SE winds before and N wind beyond Portage ...

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Situk River

A mere twenty miles long, the Situk River unobtrusively slips through spruce forests and muskeg meadows from it?s headwaters in the Russell Fiord Wilderness to the Gulf of Alaska. It?s deep tea-colored pools and mossy log jams don?t shout its grandeur. You wouldn?t crane your neck to stare at ...

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Spasski Creek

Of 35 miles of fishing habitat area on creek, 23 miles are on Huna Totem land (private native corporation land), 2 miles are in the tidal flats, and 10 miles are on national forest land. Forest Service road 8530 on the Hoonah road system passes through the Spasski drainage ...

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Suntaheen Creek

Suntaheen flows into Icy Strait via Whitestone Harbor. Get to Lower Suntaheen by taking FS road 8530 to ...

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Wukuklook Creek

From road 8530, boardwalk leads down to mouth of river. Wukuklook flows southeast into Chatham ...

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