Southeast Fairbanks Census Area
Taylor Highway Fortymile Bridge to Yukon River section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.
CLASS II(III) 100 miles
The nature scenery of Southeast Fairbanks Census Area Borough and the beautiful way the water current moves down the stream are in themselves reasons enough to come here to paddle. There's camping available near Fortymile River. The Taylor Highway Fortymile Bridge to Yukon River stretch of Fortymile River in Southeast Fairbanks Census Area Borough is 100 miles long and is rated by American Whitewater as a class II(III) section. Since you're
on this site you are probably into whitewater rafting or kayaking, either way in this general area you won't find many other paddling rivers. Whitewater rafting and kayaking spots in this state tend to be more challenging
than the national average, so if you're visiting here do keep in mind that lots of rivers here are not for beginners. A good workout and a chance to spend some time outdoors are great attractions for lots of people. The Taylor Highway Fortymile Bridge to Yukon River stretch is one of a few paddling stretches in this river system. There arenít any hotels right nearby but if you're willing to drive a short distance then no problem but do
book a room before you come because it is a very popular destination.
Briefly about the general area: At Fortymile River you always meet someone from Eagle. Yukon - Charley Rivers National Preserve is a perfect
local destination here at Fortymile River. Summer brings highs in the 70's to Fortymile River with nighttime lows in the 40's. High temperatures all through the winter are normally in the-10's, and winter nights come with
lows in the-30's to Fortymile River. At Fortymile River you donít see much rain. July is the month that gets the most rain, and March is the month with the least moisture.