Information About

Bench Creek

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Bench Creek on The Map

Location

60 ° 42' 57" N,
149 ° 17' 5" W

Region

Kenai Peninsula

Nearest City

Girdwood

Elevation

640 ft (195.07 m)

Bench Creek in Detail.

About

heads at Bench Lake, flows N to Center Creek, 13 mo. SSE of Sunrise and 22 mi. SW of Whittier, Chugach Mts. 8.5 miles long.

History

Name used by local prospectors; reported in 1898 by Mendenhall (1900a,map 16), U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

Places Near Bench Creek
Capes:

Bird Point, Snipers Point,

Streams:

Davis Creek,

Glaciers:

Glacier G210726E60839N,

Lakes:

Bench Lake, Johnson Lake, Lower Summit Lake, Upper Trail Lake,

Locales:

Summit Lake Ski Area,

Mountains:

Mount Alpenglow, Anderson Peak, Bench Peak, Bradley Peak, Cornbiscuit, Kickstep Mountain, Lark Mountain, Manitoba Mountain, Sunburst, Tincan Peak,

Mountain Passes:

Johnson Creek Summit, Moose Pass, Turnagain Pass,

Peaks:

East Groundhog Peak, El Tercero, Fiddlehead Mountain, Gleason Creek Ridge, Granddaddy, Hale-Bopp, Inspector Peak, Pastoral Peak, Pyramid Peak, Silvertip, Spirit Walker, The Engine, The Tender, Tincan Roadside, West Groundhog Peak,

Ridges:

Roaring Ridge, Seattle Creek Headwall, Seattle Ridge, Tenderfoot Ridge,

Routes:

-1 Bowl, 1st Bowl, 2nd Bowl, 3rd Bowl, 4th Bowl, Bermuda Triangle, Butch, Center Ridge, Cornbiscuit, Eddy's, Gods Country, Lipps, Little Sweden, Lonestar, Magnum, Moose, Pete's North, Pete's South, Raven Ridge, Spirit Walker, Sunburst, The Library, Tri-Tip, Wilson North, Wilson South, Wolverine, Zero Bowl,

Streams:

Alder Creek, Beaver Creek, Bench Creek, Bertha Creek, Black Creek, Block Creek, Butcher Creek, Canyon Creek, Carter Creek, Center Creek, Clinton Creek, Colorado Creek, Cub Creek, Divide Creek, Donaldson Creek, East Fork Sixmile Creek, Falls Creek, Frenchy Creek, Fresno Creek, Gleason Creek, Granite Creek, Groundhog Creek, Gulch Creek, Henry Creek, Johnson Creek, Juneau Creek, Kern Creek, Lynx Creek, Lyon Creek, Mills Creek, Moose Creek, Moose Creek, Moose Creek, Nelson Creek, Ohio Creek, Old Woman Creek, Pass Creek, Petes Creek, Roaring Creek, Sawmill Creek, Seattle Creek, Silvertip Creek, Sixmile Creek, Slate Creek, Spokane Creek, Stormy Creek, Sunrise Creek, Sunset Creek, Taylor Creek, Tenderfoot Creek, Timberline Creek, Tincan Creek, Trail Creek, Walker Creek, Weber Creek, Wilson Creek, Wolverine Creek,

Routes:

Bird Point Interpretive Trail, Johnson Pass Trail, Johnson Pass Trail,

Cities:

Dahl, Silvertip, Sunrise, Wibel,