• 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?

Fires burned over 120,000 acres during the 1999 fire season

Over 120,000 acres of forest were burned in Yukon-Charley Rivers N.P. during the 1999 fire season, threatening or destroying several historic sites.