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 »
The Charley River is a complete watershed protected within the preserve and is virtually unaltered by modern human activities.
The preserve protects the Charley River in a free-flowing, natural state and the entire 1.1-million-acre Charley River watershed is seemingly unaffected by human activity.
The Charley River basin is a focal point for scientific study of subarctic ecosystems that range from river bottoms to alpine habitat.
The preserve provides habitat for populations of fish and wildlife, including but not limited to peregrine falcons and other raptorial birds, caribou, moose, Dall's sheep, grizzly bears, and wolves.
Charley River Recreation
Visitors are attracted to the remote and challenging floating conditions the Charley River offers,
Did You Know?
Calico Bluff, a formation from the Mississippian and Pennsylvanian period, welcomes the river traveler to Yukon-Charley Rivers.