• 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 »


A grizzly bear walks the Yukon River shoreline

NPS Photo by Greg Kinman

Yukon-Charley Rivers is home to many species of mammals and some of which are a unique portion of the world's population. Click on the links below to learn more about each species studied in the Preserve.

Arctic Ground Squirrel

Brown Bear

Dall's Sheep


Snowshoe Hare


Did You Know?

Slavens Roadhouse on the Yukon River

Slaven's Roadhouse, built in the 1930's, is the only remaining example of the historic roadhouses that served as stopovers for weary travelers and mailcarriers along the Yukon River route.