Information About

Lawson Creek

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Lawson Creek on The Map

Location

58 ° 17' 9" N,
134 ° 24' 31" W

Region

Juneau

Uses

Lawson Creek in Detail.

About

on NE shore of Douglas I., flows NE to Gastineau Channel, 0.7 mi. NW of Douglas and 1 mi. S of Juneau, Coast Mts.

History

Named for William Lawson, 1843-1932, a skilled carpenter and boatbuilder in Juneau in the 1880s. The name Lawson Creek appears first in the mining records in 1894 (DeArmond, 1957, p. 29).

Places Near Lawson Creek
Areas:

Gull City,

Bars:

Mendenhall Bar,

Basins:

Evergreen Bowl, Last Chance Basin, Lower Basin, Middle Basin, Silverbow Basin, Upper Basin,

Bays:

Admiralty Cove, Doty Cove, Green Cove, Oliver Inlet,

Beaches:

Ready Bullion Beach, Young Beach,

Capes:

Entrance Point, False Arden, Point Hilda, Hut Point, Icy Point, Inner Point, Norway Point, Point Salisbury, Southeast End, Sunny Point, Tantallon Point, Tantallon Point, Point Young,

Channels:

Gastineau Channel,

Cities:

Juneau,

Cliffs:

Two Echo Cliffs,

Dams:

Douglas Island Reservoir Dam, Nugget Creek Dam, Salmon Creek Dam, Switzer Creek Number 2 Dam,

Glaciers:

Dead Branch Norris Glacier, Death Valley Branch Norris Glacier, Leaking Glacier, Lemon Creek Glacier, Mendenhall Glacier, Middle Branch Norris Glacier, Nugget Creek Glacier, Ptarmigan Glacier, Quartz Glacier, Split Thumb Icefall,

Hills:

Court House Hill, Jamestown Hill, Starr Hill, Taku Hill, Tolch Rock,

Islands:

Douglas Island, Juneau Island, Marmion Island,

Lakes:

Cropley Lake, Dredge Lake, Mendenhall Lake, Nugget Creek, Young Lake,

Mountains:

Amherst Peak, Mount Anderson, Mount Ben Stewart, Mount Bradley, Bulger Hill, Bullard Mountain, Cairn Peak, Clark Peak, Deadview Peak, Eagle Peak, Gastineau Peak, Glacier Grub Tower, Groundhog Hill, Hawthorne Peak, Mount Juneau, Mount Maria, Martin Peak, Matin Peak, McDonough Peak, McGinnis Mountain, Mount Meek, Middle Peak, Mineral Hill, North Nugget Spire, North Rhine Peak, Nugget Mountain, Observation Peak, Olds Mountain, Roberts Peak, Saddle Mountain, Scorpion Peak, Sheep Mountain, Spencer Peak, Split Thumb, Stroller White Mountain, Table Top Mountain, Thunder Mountain, Topless Peak, Mount Troy, True Summit, Vesper Peak, West Peak, West Summit, Mount Wrather,

Parks:

Oliver Inlet State Marine Park,

Mountain Passes:

Echo Pass, Igloo Pass,

Ridges:

Blackerby Ridge, Canyon Ridge, Chicken Ridge, Gold Ridge, Hawthorne Ridge, Heintzleman Ridge, The Horn, Juneau Ridge, Nugget Towers, Powerline Ridge, Ptarmigan Ridge, Salmon Creek Divide, Salmon Ridge, Sheep Creek Divide, Sol Thumb, The Thoroughfare, Twin Summit Ridge,

Rivers:

Mendenhall River, Salmon Fork,

Streams:

Admiralty Creek, Arastra Creek, Bear Creek, Bear Creek, Black Bear Creek, Bullion Creek, Canyon Creek, Canyon Creek, Cove Creek, Cross Bay Creek, Duck Creek, Dupont Creek, Eagle Creek, Fall Creek, Falls Creek, Falls Creek, Fish Creek, Goat Creek, Gold Creek, Gold Fork, Granite Creek, Grant Creek, Groundhog Creek (historical), Hendrickson Creek, Hilda Creek, Ice Creek, Johnson Creek, Jordan Creek, Kowee Creek, Lawson Creek, Lemon Creek, Little Sheep Creek, Lurvey Creek, Montana Creek, Neilson Creek, Nevada Creek, Ninemile Creek, Nugget Creek, Paris Creek, Ready Bullion Creek, Salmon Creek, Sawmill Creek, Sheep Creek, Sheep Fork, Snowslide Creek, Steep Creek, Stink Creek, Switzer Creek, Vista Creek,

Routes:

Lemon Creek Trail, Mount McGinnis Trail, Moller Ski Trail, Mount Roberts Trail, Nugget Creek Trail, West Glacier Trail, Young Lake Trail,

Valleys:

Arctic Gulch, Crooked Gulch, Death Valley, Dix Gulch, Geary Gulch, Glacier Basin, Gold Creek Valley, Goldstein Gulch, Grouse Gulch, Hardscrabble Gulch, Icy Gulch, Impregnable Basin, Lurvey Basin, Mendenhall Valley, Nugget Gulch, Prospect Gulch, Quartz Gulch (historical), Roberts Gulch, Sheep Creek Basin, Snowslide Gulch, Specimen Creek, Spring Gulch, Timber Gulch,

Cities:

Douglas, Fish Creek (historical), Lemon Creek, Mendenhall Valley, Mendenhaven, New Boston (historical), Starr Hill, Thane, Treadwell (historical), Tsantikihin (historical), Vanderbilt Hill, West Juneau,

Waterfalls:

Alaska Chief Falls, Ebner Falls, Grindstone Falls, Lost Rocker Falls, Suicide Falls,