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Alaska whitewater, Tazlina River

Valdez-Cordova Census Area county, Tazlina Lake to Copper River section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS II+(III)     45 miles
  The rivers for whitewater rafting and kayaking in this state are often tougher than in other states, so don't forget that lots of rivers here are not for beginners. The nature scenery of Valdez-Cordova Census Area Borough and the sparkling of the sunlight on the water are reasons enough to come here and paddle. The Tazlina Lake to Copper River section of Tazlina River in Alaska is 45 miles long and has been rated as a class II+(III) section
    by American Whitewater. A good workout and just being out on the river for a while will make you glad you came. This river system has a few good paddling sections and the Tazlina Lake to Copper River section is one of them.
You might have to settle for a hotel a bit away from the river if you want to stay the night, but you'd better reserve in advance because these hotels fill up quick. You can pitch a tent or park your RV at a nearby campground. Some people prefer whitewater rafting and some kayaking, either way there are not so many other good places for that around here.

Briefly about the general area:
There is a good hiking trail in close proximity
 
to Tazlina River called the Klutina Lake Trail. Through the warm months at Tazlina River temperatures are typically in the 70's. Summer night lows drop down to the 40's. During the wintertime highs are ordinarily in the 0's, and nighttime lows all through the winter for Tazlina River tend to be in the-20's. Around Tazlina River you donít get a lot of precipitation. Of all the months in a year July is the one with the most rain, and the driest month is April.

Tazlina River, Tazlina Lake to Copper River road map
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OUTDOORS
These outdoors activities are available near Tazlina River.
 Whitewater Near Tazlina River:
Klutina River, Valdez-Cordova Census Area Borough, 11 miles away
      Class III - 28 miles long (Klutina Lake to Richardson Highway Bridge at Copper Center)
Tsina River, Valdez-Cordova Census Area Borough, 25 miles away
      Class III+ - 12 miles long (Tsina Glacier to Tsina Lodge on Richardson Highway)
Tonsina River, Near Copper Center Borough, 25 miles away
      Class V+ - 41 miles long (Tonsina Glacier to Tonsina Lake)
Tazlina River, Valdez-Cordova Census Area Borough, 30 miles away
      Class II+(III) - 45 miles long (Tazlina Lake to Copper River)
 Hotels Near Tazlina River:
Aura Borealis Bed And Breakfast, Tazlina , 27 miles away
Valdez Harbor Inn, Valdez , 47 miles away
BEST WESTERN Valdez Harbor Inn, Valdez , 47 miles away
Totem Inn, Valdez , 47 miles away
Mountain Sky Hotel And Suites, Valdez , 47 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Tazlina River:
Northern Nights Campground, Glennallen, 13 miles away
Tolsona wilderness Campground, Glennallen, 13 miles away
Moose Horn RV Park, Glennallen, 20 miles away
 Trails Near Tazlina River:
Klutina Lake Trail, Valdez-Cordova , 9 miles away
Klutina Lake Trail, Valdez-Cordova , 20 miles away
 Public Lands Near Tazlina River:
Wrangell - St Elias National Park & Preserve, Copper Center - AK , 31 miles away
 Lakes Near Tazlina River
Crosswind Lake, Valdez-Cordova , 17 miles away

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