Information About

Thachkatnu Creek

Quick Facts

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Location

61 ° 24' 35" N,
149 ° 7' 55" W

Region

Anchorage

Elevation

886 ft (270.05 m)

Uses

Thachkatnu Creek in Detail.

About

3 mi. long; heads in Chugach State Park 3 mi. ESE of Mount POW/MIA, flows SW then SE to enter Eklunta Lake 2.9 mi. SE of Lake Barbara; Secs 8&5, T15N, R2E and Secs 32&33, T16N, R2E, Seward Meridian

History

According to Shem Pete's Alaska (Kari & Fall), the Dena'ina word translates as "clay hole creek."

Places Near Thachkatnu Creek
Areas:

Ch-atan Kaq-, Skitnu Hdakaq-,

Cities:

Palmer,

Dams:

Eklutna Dam, Eklutna Dam, Lower Eklutna Dam, Sherwood Estates Dam,

Flats:

Eklutna Flats,

Glaciers:

Eklutna Glacier, Icicle Glacier, West Branch Eklutna Glacier,

Hills:

Burnt Butte,

Lakes:

Anderson Lake, Baird Lake, Lake Barbara, Barbel Lake, Black Lake, Bradley Lake, Burkholder Lake, Butte Lake, Canoe Lake, Clear Lake, Cottonwood Lake, Dry Lake, Duck Lake, Echo Lake, Eklutna Lake, Ezi Slough, Falks Lake, Finger Lake, Gull Lake, High Ridge Lake, Irene Lake, Jim Lake, Johnson Lake, Kepler Lake, Klaire Lake, Loberg Lake, Long Lake, Matanuska Lake, McLeod Lake, Mud Lake, Mud Lake, Reflections Lake, Triangle Lake, Walby Lake,

Mountains:

Bellicose Peak, Benign Peak, Bodenburg Butte, Bold Peak, East Twin Peak, Lazy Mountain, The Mitre, Moonlight Mountain, Peeking Mountain, Peril Peak, Pioneer Peak, Mount POW/MIA, Mount Rumble, Sunlight Mountain, Thunder Bird Peak, West Twin Peak,

Parks:

Finger Lake State Recreation Site,

Mountain Passes:

Rabbit Slough, Spring Creek,

Peaks:

Bees Heaven Peak, Bleak Peak, East Kiliak Peak, Goat Rock, Gold Star Peak, Icicle Peak, Nantina Point, Pepper Peak, Peters Peak, Pleasant Mountain, Salt Peak, Shaker Peak, South Pioneer Peak, South Raina Peak, Transcendence Peak, West Kiliak Peak, Yudikench Peak,

Rivers:

Matanuska River,

Streams:

Bodenburg Creek, Cottonwood Creek, Ezi Slough, Falling Water Creek, Goat Creek, Jim Creek, Palmer Creek, Spring Creek, Thachkatnu Creek,

Routes:

Albert Loop Trail, Bold Ridge Trail, Connector 1 Trail, Connector 2 Trail, Dew Mound Trail, East Fork Eklutna River Trail, Eklutna ATV Access Trail, Eklutna Lake Spillway Trail, Eklutna Lakeside Trail, Eklutna Spillway Trail, Four Corners Loop Trail, Mountain Meadow Trail, Rapids Camp Loop Trail, River Loop Trail, Rodak Nature Loop Trail, Twin Peaks Trail, Yuditna Cabin Access Trail, Yuditna Cabin Trail,

Valleys:

Matanuska Valley,

Cities:

Butte, Gateway, Lazy Mountain, Matanuska,