Information About

Robe River

Quick Facts

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Location

61 ° 5' 43" N,
146 ° 14' 10" W

Region

Valdez-Cordova (CA)

Nearest City

Valdez

Tributary to

Lowe River

Tributaries

Robe Lake,

Length

3 mi (4.83 km)

Elevation

16 ft (4.88 m)

Uses

Robe River in Detail.

Getting There

Robe River is accessible from Robe Lake, it also runs directly under the Richardson Highway.

About

heads in Robe Lake, flows W to Lowe River at its mouth on Port Valdez, 1.8 mi SE of Valdez, Chugach Mts.

Robe River is a narrow river that runs from Robe Lake behind several houses and then under Richardson Highway then continues to the Lowe River shortly before it enters Port Valdez.

Though it is fairly narrow Robe River is deep enough to canoe down, however it passes through a lot of low hanging brush, and may be blocked by fallen trees.

History

Named in 1898 by Captain W. R. Abercrombie, USA, for a local prospector, Harvey Robe, who joined Abercrombie's party for a short time.

Naming: Named in 1898 by United States Army Captain William Ralph Abercrombie for local prospector, Harvey Robe, who joined Abercrombie's exploration party for a short time.

Places Near Robe River
Bars:

Sawmill Spit,

Basins:

Washbowl Basin,

Capes:

Jackson Point,

Cities:

Valdez,

Crags:

Valdez Glacier Campground Wall, Lookout Rock, Panorama Point,

Dams:

Solomon Gulch Dam A, Solomon Gulch Dam B, Solomon Lake Dam,

Flats:

Duck Flats,

Glaciers:

Camicia Glacier, G-g-g-g-g Glacier, Johnson Glacier, Mineral Creek Glacier, Rubin Glacier, Silver Glacier, Valdez Glacier,

Routes:

Wowie Zowie,

Islands:

Ammunition Island, Mineral Creek Islands,

Lakes:

Allison Lake, Crater Lake, Deep Lake, Robe Lake, Solomon Gulch Lake, Solomon Lake, Valdez Glacier Lake,

Locales:

Airport Chute, Area 51, Cabell Chute, Chuck Chute, Chuck Junior, Delta Chute, Grant Chute, Jago Chute, Lookout Bowl, Lucky 13, Runner's Delight, Sentinel, Sheepshead Chute, Tombstone Wall,

Mountains:

Prospectors Peak, Abercrombie Mountain, Mount Denson, East Peak, Mount Francis, Mount Kate, Mummy Mountain, Sugarloaf Mountain, West Peak,

Peaks:

Benzene, Bob's Knob, Comstock, Embick, High Back, Snow Dome, Titan Chair,

Rivers:

Lowe River, Robe River,

Routes:

Lazy Days, No Floss Necessary, Route number 1, Route number 3, Trim the Bush, Wet Finish,

Routes:

Dragon's Teeth, Route number 2,

Streams:

Abercrombie Creek, Allison Creek, Brevier Creek, Cameron Creek, Camicia Creek, Canyon Slough, Corbin Creek, Crooked Creek, Dayville Creek, East Fork Mineral Creek, Glacier Creek, Goat Creek, Horsetail Creek, Mineral Creek, Salmon Creek, Sawmill Creek, Slater Creek, Valdez Glacier Stream, Wood Creek,

Routes:

Area 51 Access Trail, Dayville Power Line Trail, Dock Point Trail, Mount Francis Winter Trail, High School Hill, High School Hill to Summit Trail, High School Hill Water Tower Trail, Hogsback Trail, Homestead Trail, John Hunter Memorial Trail, Levee to Valdez Glacier Trail, Lost Toque Trail, Mineral Creek East Trail, Mineral Creek Stamp Mill Trail, Mineral Creek West Trail, Northern Robe Lake Trail, River Drive Trail, Robe River Hogsback Access Trail, Shoup Bay Trail, Solomon Gulch Valdez Overlook Spur, Southern Robe Lake Trail, Valdez Bike Path, Valdez Overlook Trail,

Valleys:

Abercrombie Gulch, Goat Gully, Solomon Gulch, Sulphide Gulch,

Cities:

Old Valdez,