Lost Creek Wolf Pack Eliminated
NPS wildlife biologists lost the ability to research radio-collared wolves from the Lost Creek pack, which has historically used Yukon-Charley Rivers. The Alaska Dept of Fish and Game eliminated all 11 members of the pack outside of the preserve last week More »
Welcome to the Yukon-Charley Virtual Museum
These web exhibits will introduce you to select aspects of the museum collections. Check back often to explore new exhibits as they are created.
This exhibit explores the history of one of the namesakes of Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve. Chief Charley was a Han Athabaskan chief that was well known to some of the first non-native explorers to enter the country in the mid to late 1800s. He is an important historical figure in the region and his is an interesting story.
During the summers of 2009 and 2010 two separate groups of high school students got to experience genuine field archaeology! Excavations were conducted at the Snare Creek site within the Coal Creek Historic Mining District in Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve. Analysis of the materials is still ongoing but this exhibit will give you an introduction to the project.
Check back soon for updates!
Did You Know?
The Charley River has a gradient of 31 feet per mile and is considered by many to be one of the premier whitewater experiences in interior Alaska.