Class II-III Alatna River, AK

Gadeke Lake to Circle Lake

The Alatna River flows from the Endicott Mountains 145 miles southeast to the Koyukuk River. The main stem of the river is within Gates of the Artic National Park and Preserve (measuring 83 miles) and was designated a wild river in 1980 by the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act (ANILCA).

The Alatna River flows from lakes high on the Artic Divide and drains the central Brooks Range. River

Section Details

Trip Length Multiday, 50.0 Miles
Fishing Yes
Camping Yes
Permit No
Manager National Park Service, Gates Of The Arctic National Park & Preserve
Wild & Scenic Yes
Water Trail No
Partner Information
Description American Whitewater