History and Wildness

Located in Interior Alaska, Yukon-Charley Rivers offers exploration in a largely untouched landscape. Whether you float the mighty Yukon River or paddle the Charley River's whitewater, your memories will last a lifetime. Geology, cultural history, gold rush remnants, wildlife, and vast scenery will be a part of your experience. But, the strongest element will be solitude. Your adventure awaits.

Aerial view of the Yukon River in fall
What is Yukon-Charley Rivers?

A land with rich history that is wilder today than it was 100 years ago. Find out what Yukon-Charley Rivers is all about.

Coal Creek Dredge with fall colors

Why this land is preserved and protected.

Kayakers on the Yukon River in fall
Experience the Yukon River

Trip planning information for floating the Yukon River

Rafters on the Charley River
Floating the Charley River

Trip planning information for floating the Charley River

Clouds above the Yukon River and bluffs
Virtual Tours

Interactive ways of experiencing the preserve from the palm of your hand or comfort of your home

Yukon River view at a public use cabin
Public Use Cabins

Stay in the free public use cabins along the Yukon River

Jëjezhuu Tr’injàa Mountain as seen from Nimrod Peak
Jëjezhuu Tr’injàa

The renaming of a mountain.

A musher tends to his sled dog team in front of Slaven's Roadhouse at night
The Yukon Quest & Roadhouse Hospitality

Experience the timeless tradition of roadhouse hospitality at Slaven's Roadhouse during the Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race

Last updated: November 3, 2023

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Fairbanks, AK 99701



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