• The Slaven's beach on the Yukon River

    Yukon - Charley Rivers

    National Preserve Alaska

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  • Caribou Hunting Emergency Order

    Alaska Emergency Order 03-03-14 closes the southern portion of Unit 25B to state subsistence and state general hunts for caribou. This emergency order does not apply to federally qualified subsistence users within Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve. More »


Peregrine Falcons

Peregrine falcons nest on the bluffs along the Yukon & Charley Rivers. Populations have rebounded from the effects of DDT and now available space along the bluffs is potentially the limiting factor.



Wolves in Yukon-Charley Rivers are a species of concern, as they are a sign of ecosystem health. Their population is monitored each winter by aerial surveys and radio-collared individual wolves.


Species & Distribution, Passerines, & Ptarmigan



Arctic Ground Squirrel, Brown Bear, Dall's Sheep, Moose, & Snowshoe Hare

Did You Know?

Musher leaving Slavens Cabin

Dog teams are still vital to many people living in Alaskan bush communities and are utilized for freighting as well as transportation.