Join us on this historical river journey by kayak from Eagle to Circle, about 150 river miles on a scenic section of the Yukon river retracing the footsteps of gold miners and explorers of the 19th century.The Yukon river is Alaska's lifeline, used by Alaska natives for a long time and by gold seekers and adventurers during the gold rush. Dog teams used to travel the Yukon River in the wintertime. Today this section is used by the Yukon Quest Sled Dog race in February, a 1000 mile dog race between the two communities of Whitehorse, Canada and Fairbanks, Alaska. Join us on this unique adventure into a beautiful part of Interior Alaska and into Alaska's history. Along the journey learn about Alaska lifestyles, fish wheels and salmon and visit the colorful communities of Eagle and Circle, Alaska.
Drive from Fairbanks to Circle and bush flight to Eagle
Daily distance on the Yukon River about 20-25 miles by kayak
Total paddling distance is around 150 miles, the Yukon River flows at 7-9 miles/hour
Day 8: Drive back to Fairbanks, end of tour
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