Rafting the Alsek River
Rafting through Lowell Lake © Parks Canada / L. Gorecki
Fed by glacial meltwaters from the world’s second highest coastal mountain range, the Alsek River offers an extraordinary opportunity for wilderness travel. From its source at the confluence of the Dezadeash and Kaskawulsh Rivers, it traverses 250 km of pristine wilderness through Kluane National Park & Reserve in the Yukon, Tatshenshini-Alsek Provincial Park in British Columbia and Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve in Alaska. In 1986, the Alsek River in Kluane was named a Canadian Heritage River because of its outstanding examples of northern natural heritage.
Planning Your Trip
Preparing for Your Trip
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