Posted by: danielfee | February 25, 2012

Travel Photo of the Day 02-25-2012

Susitna River, Alaska

The Susitna River is a 313 mile long river in south central Alaska. The river stretches from the Susitna Glacier, in the Alaska Range, to Cook Inlet. The McKinley Explorer train from Anchorage to Denali National Park runs parallel to the Susitna River providing gorgeous views along the entire route. The Susitna River was named by the Dena’ina Alaska native people meaning “sandy river”.



  1. Wow! Such a beautiful photo! I am a WordPress photographer as well, so I love seeing posts like this! Great job, and keep it up!

    • Thanks, not too bad for a little aim and create camera on a moving train.

  2. Did you take the train? Thanks for sharing your picture, this is absolutely incredible. Keep doing what your doing. Im liking your blog…

    • Thanks and yes we did, all the way to Fairbanks. We stopped and spent several days in Denali along the way.

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