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Chena River State Recreation Area


Chena River State Recreation Area

The Chena River seen from the Angel Rocks tor formation (September 2011).

Chena River State Recreation Area is a 254,080-acre (1,028.2 km2) state park in the U.S. state of Alaska, located east of Fairbanks. The recreation area is centered on the Chena River. Facilities include campgrounds, hiking, ATV, snowmachine and sled dog trails, a shooting range, fishing ponds, and several public-use cabins. Fishing for Arctic grayling is catch-and-release only in the river, but visitors may keep grayling caught in the three stocked ponds. The area is also noted for several concentrations of granite tors.[1] The road through the recreation area ends at the privately owned and operated Chena Hot Springs resort.

External links

  • Chena River SRA from Alaska's Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation


  1. ^ Chena River SRA brochure from Alaska Department of Natural Resources

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