McKinley River

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Quick Facts
  • Location: 63 ° 51' 59" N, 151 ° 33' 20" W
  • Region: Denali
  • Uses:
  • Length: 58 mi (93.34 km)
  • Elevation: 646 ft (196.9 m)
  • Tributary to: Kantishna River
  • Tributaries: Thorofare River,


heads at Muldrow Glacier terminus, flows NW joins Birch Creek to form Kantishna River, 23 mi. E of village of Lake Minchumina, Alaska Range

Named in 1902; Mckinley Fork by A. H. Brooks shown as Mckinley River on a 1905 manuscript map of Kantishna Gold Fields, by A. Friedrich, prospector.



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