Paddling in Chena Hot Springs



Chena River State Recreation Area. The recreation area has numerous well-marked river-access points. The area's lower sections are placid, but the section above the third bridge, at Mile 44.1, can be hazardous for inexperienced boaters. The Chena Hot Springs Road parallels the Chena River, and canoeists use several put-in points along the way. AK.

Wilderness Enterprises. The company leads guided fishing tours for arctic grayling and scenic float trips on the Chena River. Half-day and full-day trips are available. When the temperatures drop, try your hand at ice fishing. Two Rivers, AK, 99716. 907/488–7517. From $175.


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