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Yukon River

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The Yukon river has been a major migratory route for hundreds of years. It is the longest river in Alaska and was the principle mode of transportation during the Klondike Gold Rush (1896-1903). The source of the river lies in British Columbia's Llewellyn Glacier and its' lower half lies in Alaska.

The river passes through the communities of:

  • Whitehorse
  • Carmacks
  • Dawson City
  • Eagle
  • Circle
  • Fort Yukon
  • Stevens Village
  • Rampart
  • Tanana
  • Ruby
  • Gelena
  • Nulato
  • Grayling
  • Holy Cross
  • Russian Mission
  • Marshall
  • Pilot Station
  • St Marys
  • Mountain Village