Travelers are voting Talkeetna River and Susitna River as the best rivers in Denali National Park. There are 1 river near Talkeetna a city just 65 km from Denali National Park and 1 river near Nikolai which is 100 km distant. The most popular of these are Talkeetna River near Talkeetna and Kuskokwim River in Nikolai. You can find 105 rivers in Alaska and 3913 rivers in the country of United States. Our members favorite in Alaska is Chilkoot River and Mississippi River is the top pick in United States. Want more? Check out our map of rivers in Denali National Park.