Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve, Alaska

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.

Yukon Charley Rivers National Preserve Info


Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve

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News

First Wildfire of 2020 Discovered in Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve

On Friday, May 22 the Alaska Division of Forestry office in Tok contacted the Alaska Fire Service (AFS) Dispatch with a pilot’s report of new smoke in Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve. AFS conducted a reconnaissance that day and confirmed the Trout Creek Fire (#098) was approximately 150 acres with a 30% active perimeter. AFS will fly two firefighters to the site Saturday, May 23 to assess and mitigate potential threat to a cabin in the vicinity. The fire is approximately 25 air miles northwest of Eagle.

National Park Service Aligns Regulations with State Law for Hunting and Trapping in Alaska National Preserves

The National Park Service announced a final rule that amends its regulations for hunting and trapping in Alaska national preserves, removing prohibitions adopted in 2015 on harvest practices, which are otherwise permitted by the state of Alaska and federal law. This rule provides for Alaska residents who rely on state law to engage in their traditional hunting practices.

Public Comment Notice: Cabin Permit Application

The National Park Service has received a Special Use Permit application under 36 CFR 13.160 from a federally qualified local subsistence user for non-exclusive use of the Slaven’s Public Use Cabin for subsistence purposes from October 1, 2020 through February 1, 2021.

Yukon Charley Rivers National Preserve Photos

Bucket chain on a derelict gold dredge

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Bucket chain on a derelict gold dredge

Photos from the Coal Creek historic mining district in the Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve

Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve - Yukon River - bush planes

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Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve - bush planes

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Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve - bush planes

Bruce and Letty by the Cessna at the Coal Creek airstrip.

Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve - Coal Creek mining dredge

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Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve - Coal Creek mining dredge

Yukon Charley Rivers National Preserve - Coal Creek airstrip fuel storage

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Yukon Charley Rivers National Preserve - Coal Creek airstrip fuel storage

Yukon Charley Rivers National Preserve - Cessna evading fires on the Yukon River - bush planes

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Yukon Charley Rivers National Preserve - Cessna evading fires on the Yukon River - bush planes

Trying to avoid smoke coming into the Coal Creek airstrip.

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Tors near the headwaters of the Middle Fork of the Chena

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Yukon River

Up the Yukon

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Up the Yukon

Photos from the Coal Creek historic mining district in the Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve

Up the Yukon

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Photos from the Coal Creek historic mining district in the Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve

Up the Yukon

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Photos from the Coal Creek historic mining district in the Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve

Up the Yukon

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Up the Yukon

Photos from the Coal Creek historic mining district in the Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve

Up the Yukon

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Up the Yukon

Photos from the Coal Creek historic mining district in the Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve

Architect

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Architect

Photos from the Coal Creek historic mining district in the Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve

Grizzly sign

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Grizzly sign

Photos from the Coal Creek historic mining district in the Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve

Little Pink Houses

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Little Pink Houses

Photos from the Coal Creek historic mining district in the Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve

Spent fireweed

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Spent fireweed

Photos from the Coal Creek historic mining district in the Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve

Up the Yukon

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Up the Yukon

Photos from the Coal Creek historic mining district in the Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve

Up the Yukon

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Up the Yukon

Photos from the Coal Creek historic mining district in the Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve

Up the Yukon

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Up the Yukon

Photos from the Coal Creek historic mining district in the Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve