flows NE to Ophir Creek 15 mi. NNE of Nyac, Yukon-Kuskokwin Delta. 3 miles long.
Prospectors' name reported in 1914 by A. G. Maddren (in Brooks and others, 1915, p. 332), U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). So called because a hot spring "of scalding temperature at its point of issue" is located along its bank.