Glacier Creek, Girdwood

Glacier Creek, Girdwood

Go to Glacier Creek Glacier Creek starts from an unnamed glacier on the south flank of Goat Mountain in the Chugach Mountains and flows southwest for 10 miles (16 km) to Turnagain Arm near Girdwood, about 31 miles (50 km) southeast of Anchorage and 20 miles (32 km)...
Beluga River, Cook Inlet

Beluga River, Cook Inlet

Go to Beluga River Beluga River starts at Beluga Lake and flows southeast for about 30 miles (48 km) to Cook Inlet, about 46 miles (74 km) north-northeast of Kenai and 35 miles (57 km) west of Anchorage, Alaska. Beluga Lake is principally formed by the meltwaters of...
Golden Mine, Port Wells

Golden Mine, Port Wells

Go to Golden Golden is a historical mining community on Port Wells, a fjord in northwestern Prince William Sound, about 60 miles (97 km) southwest of Valdez and 27 miles (44 km) northeast of Whittier, Alaska. Port Wells was named in 1794 by Captain George Vancouver of...