Information About

McKinley River

Quick Facts

Open in The Map McKinley River on The Map

Location

63 ° 51' 59" N,
151 ° 33' 20" W

Region

Denali

Tributary to

Kantishna River

Tributaries

Thorofare River,

Length

58 mi (93.34 km)

Elevation

646 ft (196.9 m)

Uses

McKinley River in Detail.

About

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

History

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.