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Wasilla Creek

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61 ° 30' 56.999" N,
149 ° 22' 54.001" W



Nearest City


Wasilla Creek in Detail.


flows SW in Matanuska Valley to Palmer Slough, 11 mi. SW of Palmer, Cook Inlet Low.


Name used by local miners; reported in 1906 as "Wassilla Creek" by T. G. Gerdine and R. H. Sargent, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). Reportedly named for "Wasilla, a chief of the Knik Indians." The name "Wassila" is apparently derived from the Russian surname, "Vasiliev," meaning "Basil."

Places Near Wasilla Creek

Ch-atan Kaq-, Chuqilin Kaq-, Skitnu Hdakaq-,


Goose Bay,


Eagle River, Wasilla,


Lower Eklutna Dam, Memory Lake Estates Dam Number 1, Memory Lake Estates Dam Number 2,


Duck Flats, Eklutna Flats,


Anderson Lake, Baird Lake, Baptist Pond, Baptist Pond, Lake Barbara, Beach Lake, Beverly Lake, Beverly Lake, Black Lake, Bradley Lake, Bruce Lake, Canoe Lake, Chignaki Pond, Clear Lake, Cornelius Lake, Cottonwood Lake, Dandy Lake, Dinkel Lake, Dry Lake, Duck Lake, Dusk Lake, Echo Lake, Edmonds Lake, Emerald Lake, Ezi Slough, Finger Lake, Gooding Lake, Hart Lake, High Ridge Lake, Irene Lake, Jacobsen Lake, Jaland Lake, Johnson Lake, June Lake, Kalmbach Lake, Kennedy Lake, Kepler Lake, Kings Lake, Klaire Lake, Loberg Lake, Long Lake, Lower Fire Lake, Lucile Lake, Lucy Lake, Matanuska Lake, Meier Lake, Memory Lake, Merri Belle Lake, Minor Lake, Mirror Lake, Mud Lake, Mud Lake, Mud Lake, Neklason Lake, Nik-udatl-ech-a Bena, Paradise Lake, Psalm Lake, Reed Lake, Reedy Lake, Reflections Lake, Triangle Lake, Upper Fire Lake, Walby Lake, Wallace Lake, Wasilla Lake, Weinie Lake, Wolf Lake,


Mount Eklutna, Mount Magnificent, Mount POW/MIA,


Beach Lake Park, Edmonds Lake Park, Finger Lake State Recreation Site, Loretta French Park, Mirror Lake State Wayside Park, Peters Creek Community Park, Wolf Lake State Recreation Site,

Mountain Passes:

Cottonwood Slough, Palmer Slough, Rabbit Slough, Spring Creek,


Bear Mountain, Blueberry Knoll, Goat Rock, Gold Star Peak,


Eklutna River, Knik River, Matanuska River,


Carnegie Creek, Carol Creek, Coal Creek, Cottonwood Creek, Cottonwood Creek, Fire Creek, Government Creek, Htidaghituntnu, Little Peters Creek, Meadow Creek, Mink Creek, Moon Princess Creek, Parks Creek, Peters Creek, Spring Creek, Thunder Bird Creek, Wasilla Creek,


Bear Point Trail, Blacktail Ptarmigan Rocks Trail, Blueberry Knoll Trail, Meadow Creek Trail, Mile High Ridge Trail, Mile High Saddle Trail, Mount Eklutna Trail, Mt Baldy Trail, Peters Valley Trail, Ptarmigan Valley Trail, Thunderbird Falls Trail,


Birchwood, Chugiak, Cottonwood, Eklutna, Gateway, Matanuska, Peters Creek, Tanaina,


Thunder Bird Falls,