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Cottonwood Slough

Quick Facts

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Location

61 ° 32' 30" N,
149 ° 28' 36" W

Region

Matanuska-Susitna

Elevation

161 ft (49.07 m)

Uses

Cottonwood Slough in Detail.

About

flows SW, in a swamp 14 mi. SW of Palmer, Cook Inlet Low. 2 miles long.

History

Local name reported in 1950 by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS); name derived from Cottonwood Creek.

Places Near Cottonwood Slough
Areas:

Ch-atan Kaq-, Chuqilin Kaq-,

Bays:

Goose Bay,

Capes:

K-qiydulghakt,

Cities:

Wasilla,

Dams:

Lower Eklutna Dam, Memory Lake Estates Dam Number 1, Memory Lake Estates Dam Number 2,

Flats:

Duck Flats, Eklutna Flats,

Lakes:

Anderson Lake, Baptist Pond, Baptist Pond, Beach Lake, Bench Lake, Beverly Lake, Beverly Lake, Black Lake, Blodgett Lake, Bruce Lake, Bruns Lake, Chignaki Pond, Cloudy Lake, Cloudy Lake, Lake Clunie, Corcoran Lake, Cottonwood Lake, Dinkel Lake, Dry Lake, Duck Lake, Dusk Lake, Edmonds Lake, Emerald Lake, Finger Lake, Fuller Lake, Golden Lake, Hart Lake, Herning Lake, Hess Lake, Island Lake, Jacobsen Lake, Jaland Lake, June Lake, Kalmbach Lake, Kennedy Lake, Kings Lake, Lake Lalen, Lilly Lake, Loberg Lake, Lower Fire Lake, Lucile Lake, Lucy Lake, Meadow Lakes, Meier Lake, Memory Lake, Merri Belle Lake, Minor Lake, Mirror Lake, Mud Lake, Mud Lake, Mud Lake, Neklason Lake, Nik-udatl-ech-a Bena, Paradise Lake, Psalm Lake, Railroad Lake, Rainbow Lake, Reed Lake, Reedy Lake, Scott Lake, Totuck Lake, Upper Fire Lake, Visnaw Lake, Waldon Lake, Wallace Lake, Wasilla Lake, Weinie Lake, Wolf Lake,

Locales:

Seldom Seen, Sunnyside, Valley of Sin, Wimp Bowl, Womens Run,

Mountains:

Mount Eklutna, Government Peak,

Parks:

Beach Lake Park, Edmonds Lake Park, Finger Lake State Recreation Site, Loretta French Park, Mirror Lake State Wayside Park, Peters Creek Community Park, Wolf Lake State Recreation Site,

Mountain Passes:

Cottonwood Slough, Palmer Slough,

Peaks:

Bear Mountain, Blueberry Knoll, Top Peak,

Ridges:

Bald Mountain Ridge,

Rivers:

Eklutna River, Knik River, Matanuska River,

Streams:

Carol Creek, Coal Creek, Cottonwood Creek, Cottonwood Creek, Craigie Creek, Crocker Creek, Fire Creek, Government Creek, Grubstake Creek, Htidaghituntnu, Little Peters Creek, Mink Creek, Moon Princess Creek, Parks Creek, Peters Creek, Spring Creek, Thunder Bird Creek, Wasilla Creek, West Fork, West Fork Grubstake Creek,

Routes:

Bear Point Trail, Blacktail Ptarmigan Rocks Trail, Blueberry Knoll Trail, Mount Eklutna Trail, Mt Baldy Trail, Peters Valley Trail, Ptarmigan Valley Trail, Thunderbird Falls Trail,

Valleys:

West Fork Grubstake Gulch,

Cities:

Birchwood, Chugiak, Cottonwood, Eklutna, Meadow Lakes, Peters Creek, Tanaina,

Waterfalls:

Thunder Bird Falls,