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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.

People

Who Were Wrangell and St. Elias?

Brief History of the Park Area
8,000 years of human history

Wrangell Mountain Residents 1884-1950
Do you know someone who once lived here?

Lt. Henry Allen Expedition
Alaska's Lewis and Clark

Kennecott Kids
Interviews with the children of Kennecott

Ethel LeCount Photo Album
Personal photos taken by a Kennecott Nurse (1937-38)

First Ascent of Mount St. Elias
The Duke of Abruzzi

Upper Tanana Ethnographic Study
Investigation of Athabascan culture prior to western contact

Alaska History and Cultural Studies
Complete Alaska History Course Online

Did You Know?

boreal forest

The boreal forest is the coldest and largest land ecosystem on the planet…even colder than the Arctic tundra.