• 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 »

Staff At Work

A biologist writes in a notebook

NPS/Josh Spice

We have incredible jobs, working in some of the most remote and pristine landscapes in Alaska.
These are our continuing stories from the field.
Portrait of Ashley Guevara
Ashley Guevara
2014 Resources Technician
Hello! I'm Ashley Guevara from Verona, Kentucky, a recent graduate from DePauw University with a Biology major. I'm super excited to work with the NPS and what's great about my internship is that I'll be involved in a variety of field projects so I'll get to experience a lot of different types of work as well as go to multiple locations within the parks.

Vegetation Monitoring in the Central Alaska Network
Portrait of Greg Kinman
Greg Kinman
2013 Photo Media Intern
The beauty I’ve experienced in wilderness areas inspires in me a very strong reverence for the outdoors. It’s very special and important to me to preserve certain areas in the same way that they have been for thousands of years so that I and others after me can enjoy seeing them in their natural state. It’s also very important, especially in a place like Alaska, for practices such as subsistence hunting and fishing to be able to continue. Many remote communities depend on living off the land for food and resources, and it is important that they have that land reserved for them. This is why I'm elated to help create a new digital photographic library of Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve.

Photographing the Work of Archaeologists in the Preserve

Boating the Yukon River to Build a Digital Library

Capturing the Alpine Charley River Headwaters in Photographs

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.