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Amisk River
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The Amisk River south of Lac La Biche, Alberta
Country Canada
Province Alberta
Physical characteristics
Main source Amisk Lake
615 m (2,018 ft)
54°37′32″N 112°36′37″W / 54.62556°N 112.61028°W / 54.62556; -112.61028
River mouth Beaver River
543 m (1,781 ft)
54°27′50″N 111°46′15″W / 54.46389°N 111.77083°W / 54.46389; -111.77083

The Amisk River is a river in east-central Alberta located in the basin of the Beaver River (Canada). The Amisk River forms at Amisk Lake (Alberta) and travels in a south-east direction, flowing through the Buffalo Lake and Kikino Metis settlements before being bridged by Alberta Highway 36. It joins the Beaver River near Alberta Secondary Highway 866. Amisk is the Cree name for beaver.


  • Little Beaver Lake
  • Cordwood Lake
  • Whitefish Creek
  • Drink Lake
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