Heads at glacier terminus in British Columbia, Canada, flows southwest across Alaska-Canada boundary, to Taiya Inlet, 0.65 km (0.4 mi) southwest of Skagway.
A Tlingit Indian name said to mean "home of the north wind." Aurel and Arthur Krause (1883, map) recorded "Schkague." In 1891 Lieutenant Commander Nichols, U.S. Navy (USN), wrote "Shkagway."
Burro Creek, Captain William Moore Creek, Dayehas Creek, Dewey Creek, Johnson Creek, Johnson Creek, Kasidaya Creek, Mink Creek, Nelson Creek, Porcupine Creek, Reid Creek, Shakuseyi Creek, Snyder Creek, West Creek,