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Alaska whitewater, Sheenjek River

Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area county, Last Lake to Fort Yukon section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS I-II     220 miles
  Whitewater rafting and kayaking spots in this state tend to be more challenging than the national average, so better not forget that many runs in this state are not easy. The scenic beauty of Alaska and the sparkling of the sunlight on the water are in themselves reasons enough to come here to paddle. There are no other stretches to paddle along Sheenjek River than the Last Lake to Fort Yukon stretch. Great exercise and spending some quality
    time in nature have people coming from far and near. A stretch of this length does require some preparations, so better bring your camping gear along. For all you camping people there are campgrounds nearby.

Briefly
about the general area:
Not much rain falls here at Sheenjek River. The wettest month of the year is usually July, that's the one that rains the most while April is usually the driest month. All through the summertime, highs typically are in the 70's at Sheenjek River. All through the moonlight hours it's commonly in the 40's. The wintertime comes with highs in the 0's with winter lows in the-20's overnight here at Sheenjek River.
 

Sheenjek River, Last Lake to Fort Yukon road map
Printable road map with the put-in and take-out locations clearly marked.

   

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OUTDOORS
These outdoors activities are available near Sheenjek River.

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