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    Wrangell - St Elias

    National Park & Preserve Alaska

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  • Wrangell-St. Elias Visitor Center Switching to Fall Hours on Sept. 20th

    Wrangell-St Elias's main visitor center, located near Copper Center, AK, is on fall hours starting September 20th. The fall hours of operation are Mon.-Fri. 9:00 am-4:00 pm, closed on federal holidays.

Be A Junior Ranger

Junior Ranger Certificate and badges
Official Wrangell-St. Elias Junior Ranger Certificate and badges

Some of Wragell-St. Elias's newest Jr. Rangers.

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Join Us!
We are always happy to add another name to our Junior Ranger team. We invite YOU to become a member of this very special group of people. When you take the time to learn about the park and its valuable resources, you will be able to share your knowledge with friends and family to help them understand why Wrangell-St. Elias National Park is a special place.

It's simple and fun, and you get a great badge to show off to all your friends. Just click on the workbook below and print out the pages. Complete the activities, answer the questions, and mail it to us. A Park Ranger will carefully review your answers and see if you qualify. All of the information you need to answer these questions is located somewhere in the park's web site.

Good luck! We hope this inspires you to visit and see the real thing!


Wrangell-St. Elias National Park
Junior Ranger Workbook

Print it out, complete your required activities for your age, mail it in, and you will become the newest member of our Junior Rangers.

Did You Know?

Gates & Kennicott Glaciers

The Gates Glacier, which feeds into the Kennicott Glacier near Donoho Peak, was named in 1899 for Edward Gates, a local prospector.