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Fortymile River Trail

Fortymile WSR map
This map is not intended to be used as a navigational aid.

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  Seasons: May through September
  Difficulty: Dependent upon length of trip and river section
  Activity: Canoeing, Rafting
  Length: 392 miles total

  How to Get There:
The Fortymile River is located approximately 260 miles from Fairbanks and 60 road miles from Tok.

     Nearest Town:
Tok

 USGS Quads:
Eagle A-1, A-2, A-3, A-4, B-1, B-2, B-3, B-4, B-5, B-6, C-3 Tanacross C-3, D-2, D-3, D-4

  Managed by:
Bureau of Land Management
Tok Field Office
P.O Box 309
Tok, AK 99780
   

  Web Links:
Fortymile Wild and Scenic River

Trail Description:
The Fortymile River was designated as a Wild and Scenic River in 1980 because of it's scenic, recreational and historic values. It is a remote, clear flowing river located in the Interior of Alaska near the U.S. and Canada border. Placer gold was first discovered on the river in 1886, it is still being mined today.

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Last updated on Tuesday, July 13, 2010.
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