Information About

Glacier Creek

Quick Facts

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Location

60 ° 56' 13" N,
149 ° 10' 22" W

Region

Anchorage

Tributary to

Turnagain Arm

Uses

Glacier Creek in Detail.

About

flows SW to Turnagain Arm near Girwood, 10 mi. NE of Sunrise, Chugach Mts. 10 miles long.

History

Local name reported in 1898 by Mendenhall (1900, p. 318), U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

Places Near Glacier Creek
Capes:

Bird Point,

Cities:

Girdwood,

Streams:

Davis Creek,

Glaciers:

Bird Glacier, Clear Glacier, Crow Glacier, Eagle Glacier, Flute Glacier, Milk Glacier, Organ Glacier, Raven Glacier,

Lakes:

Crystal Lake, Luebner Lake,

Mountains:

Mount Alpenglow, Mount Alyeska, Barnes Mountain, Baumann Bump, Bird Peak, Blueberry Hill, Bradley Peak, Calliope Mountain, Camp Robber Peak, Cornbiscuit, Crow Peak, Goat Mountain, Hibbs Peak, Hut Peak, Jewel Mountain, Kickstep Mountain, Lingon Mountain, Magpie Peak, Notch Mountain, Organ Mountain, Polar Bear Peak, Raggedtop Mountain, Rook Mountain, Summit Mountain, Sunburst, Tincan Peak,

Parks:

Chugach State Park,

Mountain Passes:

Bird Creek Pass, Crow Pass, Moraine Pass, Turnagain Pass,

Peaks:

A1, Adelie Point, Bearberry Point, Berg Peak, Bramble Knoll, California Peak, Chinstrap Peak, Crested Peak, Fishs Breath, Gentoo Peak, Granddaddy, Highbush Peak, Lowbush Peak, Middle Raven Peak, Nest Peak, North Raven Peak, Pastoral Peak, Penguin Peak, Pyramid Peak, Saghala Point, South Raven Peak, Tincan Roadside,

Ridges:

Seattle Creek Headwall, Seattle Ridge,

Rivers:

Placer River, Twentymile River,

Routes:

-1 Bowl, 1st Bowl, 2nd Bowl, 3rd Bowl, 4th Bowl, Bermuda Triangle, Center Ridge, Cornbiscuit, Eddy's, Gods Country, Lipps, Little Sweden, Magnum, Pete's North, Pete's South, Sunburst, The Library, Wolverine, Zero Bowl,

Streams:

Bertha Creek, California Creek, Camp Creek, Center Creek, Crow Creek, Glacier Creek, Ingram Creek, Kern Creek, Lyon Creek, Milk Creek, Peterson Creek, Petes Creek, Portage Creek, Sawmill Creek, Seattle Creek, Silvertip Creek, Skookum Creek, Slate Creek, Spokane Creek, Taylor Creek, Tincan Creek, Virgin Creek, Winner Creek, Wolverine Creek,

Routes:

Abe's Trail, Bird Point Interpretive Trail, Cali Creek Trail, Crow Pass Trail, Indian to Bird Bike Trail, Jewel Mountain,

Valleys:

Glacier Gulch, Placer River Valley,

Cities:

Alyeska, Silvertip,