Information About

Canyon Creek

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Canyon Creek on The Map

Location

60 ° 11' 37" N,
160 ° 0' 9" W

Region

Bethel (CA)

Elevation

1299 ft (395.94 m)

Uses

Canyon Creek in Detail.

About

Flows NW to Fork Creek near its source, 11.6 mi SE of Eek Lake, 29 mi. W of Chikuminuk Lake and 74 mi. SE of Bethel, Kilbuck-Kuskokwim Mountains.

History

Named by prospectors, "probably 'Jens Kramme' who mined gold on Canyon Creek since 1911." Descriptive name given because it flows in a deep narrow valley, reported in 1956 by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).