• 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 »

Natural Features & Ecosystems

Aerial view of the Yukon River
NPS Photo by Josh Spice
 
600 million years of geologic history. Dig in.

Did You Know?

Ice breakup on the Yukon River

The Yukon River freezes to an average depth of 52" in interior Alaska. Freeze-up generally occurs in mid-November and break-up is usually in mid-May.