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Delta National Wild & Scenic River, Alaska

Delta National Wild & Scenic River, Alaska

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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

    Subjects:
  • Wild and scenic rivers -- Alaska,
  • Delta National Wild and 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
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 sheet :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18091801M

    Home»Legends of America Photo Prints»States, Cities, & Places»States»Alaska»Places «Previous Next» 31 of 97 photos. The Delta Wild and Scenic River watershed in Alaska includes , acres of land, miles of streams and 21 lakes, providing excellent habitat for over species of migrating birds and.

    Alaska’s ferry routes have been designated as a National Scenic Byway, mostly due to the knockout coastal scenery. From Whittier drive 25 miles north to Girdwood, where you’ll spend the night. Along the way, consider stopping at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center to view wild animals—including musk oxen, elk, wolverines, brown bears. Delta River is a whitewater kayaking & canoeing adventure located in or near Delta Junction, AK. Enjoy & research Delta Junction, Alaska with trail guides, topo maps, photos, reviews & GPS routes on

    Slightly south of Summit Lake the river passes under the east–west Denali Highway near its junction with the Richardson Highway at Paxson. "Wild" segments. A total of miles ( km) of streams in the Gulkana River watershed were designated "wild" and added to the National Wild and Scenic . The Selway is a designated national Wild and Scenic River ( was the Act’s 50th birthday) and you’ll learn about what that means for keeping the river in its pristine condition. Logging, mining, and road construction are all taking place or proposed in roadless areas adjacent to designated wilderness.


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Delta National Wild & Scenic River, Alaska Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Delta then flows north to join the Tanana River and, eventually, the Yukon River. The topography in the vicinity of the lower Delta River region is dominated by the rugged peaks of the Alaska Range, ranging in elevation from 6, feet.

Glaciers occupy some of the slopes of these peaks. Get this from a library. Delta National Wild & Scenic River, Alaska.

[United States. Bureau of Land Management. Glennallen Field Office.;]. Delta Wild and Scenic River. The Delta River watershed is in the Alaska Range in Southcentral Alaska.

River access is along the Denali Highway, about 22 miles west of Paxson. Year-round recreational opportunities abound throughout the river’s watershed, which includesacres of land, miles of streams, and 21 lakes. 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, hunting, trapping, camping, hiking, snowmachining, skiing and photography.

Things To Do > Sights & Attractions > Points of Interest > Delta National Wild and Scenic River Wayside MP Delta National Wild and Scenic River Wayside MP twitter email printLocation: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). 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. National Emergency Library. Top River management plan for the Delta National Wild and Scenic River [a component of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System] Topics Wild and scenic rivers, Stream management, Environmental protection, Rivers Publisher [Anchorage, Alaska]: U.S.

Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management Pages: Alaska has approximatelymiles of river, of which 3, miles are designated as wild & scenic—less than 1% of the state's river miles. Gulkana Wild and Scenic River. 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.

Download this stock image: A waterfall along the Tangle River in the Delta Wild and Scenic River Watershed near Glennallen, Alaska. - ER73Y9 from Alamy's library of millions of high resolution stock photos, illustrations and vectors. Few places in Alaska captivate me and keep pulling me back like the lands and waters of the Delta Wild and Scenic River corridor in the Alaska Range of southcentral Alaska.

Every adventure here is vastly different; every adventure is a : Marnie Graham. 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. Alaska waterways. Delta River. 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.

Fed by the Tangle Lakes of the Alaska Range, the river flows north to meet the larger river near Big Delta. In62 miles ( km) of waterways in the Delta River basin, including all of the Tangle Lakes and the main stem to within miles ( km) of Black Rapids became part of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers : Tanana 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. P Delta National Wild and Scenic River BLM Wayside and Boat Launch; day-use area. P 22 Tangle Lakes Lodge; cabin and canoe rentals, pizza.

P Maclaren Summit (elev. 4, feet). Second highest highway pass in Alaska. Alaska glacier trips begin with a scenic forty- minute Alaska flightseeing tour from Delta Junction along the north face of the Alaska Range to a gravel airstrip above Trident Glacier.

The flight offers a close-up view of several rugged Alaska mountain peaks & Alaska glaciers. We offer the safest and most exciting Alaska Glacier Tours in the. Just north of Fairbanks, Alaska, flowing out of the low mountains and rolling hills west of Chena Dome and south of Mastodon Dome, is the Birch Creek National Wild and Scenic River, one of only a few rivers of this status that is accessible by road and requires no flying in or out to do the mile section of Class I to III+ river.

The DNWSR is located in the Alaska Range in the southern interior of Alaska. It encompasses the Upper and Lower Tangle lakes, the Tangle River, and the upper Delta River. The DNWSR abuts the Gulkana National Wild and Scenic River in the south (Fig.

The Delta River flows out of Lower Tangle Lake, through the Alaska Range, and into the Tanana River. Get this from a library! Delta National Wild and Scenic River: recreation user survey. [Doug Whittaker; Bo Shelby; United States.

Bureau of Land Management. Glennallen Field Office,].FAIRBANKS — The Alaska Range might be the tallest thing around, but it is no match for the Delta River.

The waterway cuts straight through the mountains, flowing north and creating a spectacularly.BLM-maintained.

North side of road and has 25 camp sites, wells with hand pumps are located at the Tangle Lakes Campground and the Delta wayside.

toilets on Tangle Lake (one of seven large, connecting lakes with grayling, trout). Delta Wild and Scenic River Wayside are located on the south side of the road, both have a boat launch and picnic area.