- Fortymile River is an extensive network of creeks and rivers in east-central Alaska, 392 miles of which have been given a National Wild and Scenic or Recreational River designation. Boaters have many choices for recreational trips through deep, winding canyons lined by forests of birch, spruce and aspen. Remnants of past mining operations dot the river banks as mementos of the area's rich mining history.
Recreation - Recreation opportunities include viewing cultural or historic sites, camping, fishing and wildlife viewing. Boaters have many choices for trips winding through canyons of birch, spruce and aspen; muskeg marshes and alpine tundra on the flanks of Mount Fairplay.
This river system is an extensive network of creeks and rivers in east-central Alaska.