• The Slaven's beach on the Yukon River

    Yukon - Charley Rivers

    National Preserve Alaska

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  • 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 »

Birds

Male Barrow's Goldeneye on the Charley River
Male Barrow's Goldeneye on the Charley River
NPS Photo by Josh Spice
 

Learn more about one of Yukon-Charley Rivers' significant aspects by visiting the Peregrine Falcon page.

Check out the Bird Species & Distributions in Yukon-Charley Rivers report to learn about which species of birds live in each region and habitat type of Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve.

Also of scientific interest in the Preserve are passerines and ptarmigan. Follow the links to learn more!

 
An adult bald eagle in its nest on the Charley River
Bald eagles are common sightings in Yukon-Charley Rivers, where they often perch on log jams on the shoreline of the Yukon River.
NPS Photo by Josh Spice

Did You Know?

Musher on the Yukon Quest Dogsled Race

The 1,000+ mile Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race travels through Yukon-Charley Rivers and has an official dog drop station at Slaven's Roadhouse along the route.