Information About

Tolovana River

Quick Facts

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Location

64 ° 51' 4" N,
149 ° 49' 51" W

Region

Yukon-Koyukuk (CA)

Nearest City

Minto

Tributary to

Tanana River

Tributaries

Chatanika River,

Tributaries

Swanneck Slough,

Length

117 mi (188.29 km)

Elevation

282 ft (85.95 m)

Tolovana River in Detail.

Getting There

From Fairbanks, take the Steese Highway north for around 30-40 minutes. Tolovana River crosses under the highway.

About

heads at junction of Livengood and Olive Creeks, flows SW to Tanana River, 64 mi. W of Fairbanks, Tanana Low. 188 kilometers long.

Tolovana River is a decent sized interior river that is large enough to float or even canoe, however beware there are many mosquitos along the river.

History

A Tanana Indian name reported in 1902 by A. H. Brooks and D. L. Reaburn, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). The stream had been given the Indian name "Nilkoka" by W. J. Peters and A. H. Brooks in 1898.

Tolovana River Gallery

Pictures of, from, or near Tolovana River.

Places Near Tolovana River
Cities:

Tutlut,

Areas:

Henteel Dokaak-et,

Lakes:

Bear Lake, Black Bear Lake, Deadman Lake,

Mountain Ranges:

Dugan Hills,

Rivers:

Kantishna River, Tolovana River,

Streams:

Rock Creek,

Cities:

Tolovana,