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Beaton River:

Accessible from Fort St. John, British Columbia on the Alaska HIghway, it flows NW. The river was named after Frank Worth Beaton, who lived until 1945, shortly after the the Alaska Highway was opened. Born in Scotland, he was employed with the Hudson's Bay Company at various trading posts.

Map of river and area below shows access via airports and highways..

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Beaton River: Muddy due to spring runoff
Beaton River

Beaton River: Writing on stone


Photo Credits: Ken Bird, Calgary, Alberta, Canada