Delayed Opening of Kennecott Visitor Center
Due to lingering snow conditions and frozen water supply lines, the park has postponed the opening of the Kennecott Visitor Center until June 1. Even though the visitor center is closed, Kennecott MInes NHL and local businesses are open. More »
Wrangell St. Elias National Park and Preserve is home to a living classroom. Here students can witness the power of flowing rivers of ice and water as Sockeye Salmon make the dangerous journey back home to spawn. Gold and copper miners sought out the riches found in the mountains while surviving the challenges of nature. Come and let us help you show your students the riches of America's Largest National Park, Wrangell-St. Elias..
Wrangell-St. Elias Lesson Plans
An Activity Guide For grade 2 through 5
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The Teacher to Ranger to Teacher Program is at Wrangell-St. Elias! Every summer we try to hire 1-3 teachers as park rangers. These teacher-rangers perform a variety of duties, including conducting children's programming and interpretive talks. Teachers typically work for 8 weeks during the summer.
Click Here to learn more about the TRT program at Wrangell-St. Elias.
Did You Know?
The village of Glennallen derives its name from the combined last
names of Capt. Edwin F. Glenn and Lt. Henry T Allen, both
instrumental in the early exploration of the of the Copper River Basin.