Holitna River in the catchment area of the Kuskokwim River
The Holitna River is a 180 km long left tributary of the Kuskokwim River in the southwestern interior of Alaska.
The river is formed from the confluence of the River Kogrukluk and Shotgun Creek north of Wood - Tikchik State Parks. It flows northward 2 km south of Sleetmute to its confluence with the Kuskokwim River.
As an Aboriginal name of the river was recorded in 1829 by Lieutenant Sarichew " Khulitnak ". From Lieutenant LA Sagoskin of the Imperial Russian Navy is from the years 1842-44 the spelling " Khulitnak " narrated and WS Post, United States Geological Survey recorded in 1898 " Holitnuk ".