What river goes through Fairbanks?

Can you swim in the Chena River?

The Chena runs from the White Mountains 100-miles south to the Tanana River. The water is cool and clear, safe for swimming or inner tubing.May 21, 2017

How long does it take to float the Chena River?

Enjoy a scenic paddle on the Chena River

This scenic section of the lower Chena River typically takes 4 to 6 hours to paddle. Put-in at the Nordale Road bridge near North Pole.

Which way does Chena River flow?

The Chena River flows east to west through Fairbanks before spilling into the larger, silty Tanana River south of town.Jun 12, 2017

Is the Chena River Clear?

The park follows the Chena River: a clear flowing, class I-II river, ideal for kayaking, canoeing, or fishing for the abundant arctic grayling. ... The river is catch and release only, but fish caught in the gravel ponds may be kept.

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Are dogs allowed at Chena Lake?

No dogs are allowed in the swimming beach area. In other areas, dogs must be kept on a leash, not to exceed six feet.


Can you kayak in Fairbanks Alaska?

The lakes and ponds southeast of Fairbanks between North Pole and Delta Junction are a great place to fish, camp, relax and have a picnic. The team at Alaska Dream Adventures can set you up with canoe or kayak rentals at Tanana Lakes.


Is there fishing in Fairbanks Alaska?

Fishing near Fairbanks

One of the most spectacular aspects of Fairbanks is that the Chena River flows right through the city. There are several DIY fishing options in Birch Lake Recreation Area. Birch Lake is a stocked lake and prime for Rainbow Trout, King Salmon and Silver Salmon, Arctic Grayling, and Arctic Char.


Does the Chena River freeze?

FAIRBANKS — The Chena River finally has frozen over in Fairbanks. After staying open deep into December, ice has formed at the Steese Highway bridge, although an open lead remains at the pedestrian foot bridge downtown.Dec 23, 2017


How far is Chena River State Recreation Area from Fairbanks?

Getting Here. Chena River State Recreation Area is 26 miles east of Fairbanks, between Mile 26 and Mile 51 of the Chena Hot Springs Road.

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