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Eek River
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Location of the mouth of the Eek River in Alaska
Country United States
State Alaska
Census Area Bethel
Physical characteristics
Main source small lake 0.5 miles (0.8 km) northeast of Mount Oratia
Togiak National Wildlife Refuge
2,778 ft (847 m)
59°56′18″N 160°00′01″W / 59.93833°N 160.00028°W / 59.93833; -160.00028
River mouth Eek Channel, Kuskokwim River
45 miles (72 km) southwest of Bethel, Yukon Delta National Wildlife Refuge
0 ft (0 m)
60°05′07″N 162°18′28″W / 60.08528°N 162.30778°W / 60.08528; -162.30778
Length 108 mi (174 km)

The Eek River is a 108-mile (174 km) tributary of the Kuskokwim River in the U.S. state of Alaska. It is south of the Kwethluk River and north of the Kanektok River, which also drain into the Kuskokwim or Kuskokwim Bay on the Bering Sea.

Beginning at a small lake near Mount Oratia in the Togiak National Wildlife Refuge, the Eek River flows generally northwest into the Yukon Delta National Wildlife Refuge to meet the larger river near Eek Island in western Alaska. The Eek River supports large populations of pink salmon and Arctic char.

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