heads on Auke Mtn. and flows NW to Salt Lake, 0.3 mi. NW of Dotsons Landing and 19 mi. NW of Juneau.
Named for John G. Peterson, 1861-1916, a Juneau businessman and miner. In 1899 he staked a claim on the creek which he called Cheechako Creek. Later it became known as Peterson Creek (DeArmond, 1957, p. 35).
Adams Anchorage, Amalga Harbor, Auke Bay, Auke Nu Cove, Barlow Cove, Bridget Cove, Eagle Harbor, Echo Cove, Fritz Cove, Halibut Cove, Hand Trollers Cove, Huffman Harbor, Indian Cove, Lena Cove, Lincoln Anchorage, Pearl Harbor, Shelter Cove, Smugglers Cove, Tee Harbor, Yankee Cove,
Point Bridget, Auke Cape, Barlow Point, Entrance Point, False Point Retreat, Hut Point, Indian Point, Inspiration Point, Point Lena, Point Louisa, Mendenhall Peninsula, Outer Point, Piling Point, Point Retreat, Spaulding Point, Spuhn Point, Point Stephens, Symonds Point,
Aaron Island, Barlow Island, Battleship Island, Benjamin Island, Bird Island, Coghlan Island, Cohen Island, Gull Island, Hump Island, Indian Island, Kishbrock Island, Lincoln Island, Mab Island, North Island, Portland Island, Sentinel Island, Shaman Island, Shelter Island, Spuhn Island, Strauss Rock, Suedla Island,
Arastra Creek, Auke Creek, Auke Nu Creek, Bay Creek, Bear Creek, Bessie Creek, Boulder Creek, Canyon Creek, Cordwood Creek, Cove Creek, Cowee Creek, Davies Creek, Duck Creek, Elevenmile Creek, Fish Creek, Goose Creek, Jordan Creek, Lake Creek, Lena Creek, McGinnis Creek, Montana Creek, Ninemile Creek, Peterson Creek, Peterson Creek, Shrine Creek, Slate Creek, South Fork Cowee Creek, Tee Creek, Tenk Creek, Tusta Creek, Waydelich Creek, Windfall Creek,
Amalga Trail, Bessie Creek Trail, Davies Creek Trail, Herbert Glacier Trail, Montana Creek Trail, Peterson Creek Trail, Point Bridget Trail, Rainforest Trail, Spaulding Trail, West Glacier Trail, Windfall Lake Trail, Yankee Basin Trail,