Wood River (Nushagak River tributary) facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsWood River
|Main source||Alaska Range
|River mouth||Nushagak River|
|Length||33 km (21 mi)|
Wood River is a waterway in Alaska as well as a location outside Dillingham, Alaska by Wood River Road and the Wood River. The Wood River Lakes Trail is used for backcountry float trips. The Wood River Mountains are nearby. Wood River Road is one of the areas transportation routes. The rivers source is the Aleknagik Lake. The river runs past Dillingham where it meets the Nushagak River and enters Nushagak Bay. Nushagak was a former trading post by the area where the rivers met.
Towers used for counting salmon are located in Wood River. Icicle Seafoods is headquartered there and has a salmon processing plant is located along the river in Dilingham.
Fish traps belonging to the Alaska Packers Association on Wood River, Bristol Bay
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