2 mi. long, branch of Granite Canyon, in Glacier Bay National Monument, 5 mi. N of Adams Inlet and 69 mi. NW of Juneau, St. Elias Mts.
Named in 1899 by John Muir (in Burroughs and others, 1902, p. 38-39) of the Harriman Alaska Expedition. Burroughs wrote that a hunting party went out to stir up the bears and there was "little doubt that the genus loci of Howling Valley would soon change its tune."