The Yukon River
- The primary means of transportation during the fabled Klondike Gold Rush
- The Yukon River valley is believed by some anthropologists to have been the main immigration route for North America’s first human inhabitants
- A “friendly” river with many historic sites and gorgeous scenery
The Yukon River is a major waterway bridging the U.S. and Canada in northwest North America. Over half of the Yukon River lies in Alaska, with most of the rest of this historic river flowing through Canada.