• Winter in the Wrangells

    Wrangell - St Elias

    National Park & Preserve Alaska

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  • Wrangell-St. Elias Visitor Center to close for the winter on Nov. 1st.

    Wrangell-St. Elias's main visitor center, located near Copper Center, AK, will be closed for the winter starting November 1. The visitor center will re-open on April 1, 2015.


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Wrangell-St. Elias: Part of a World Heritage Site
An International Treasure

Protecting Historic Sites & Artifacts:
Help us protect YOUR history

Kennecott Copper Mine:
National Historic Landmark

The Kennecott Story:
Site brochure

In The Shadow of Kennecott:
Forgotten Mining Camps of the Wrangell Mountains

Kennecott Mill Town:
Cultural Landscape Report

Kennecott Engineering Drawings:
Historic American Engineering Report

Community And Copper:
McCarthy/Kennecott Natural and Cultural History guide

National Historic Landscape

The Valdez Trail:
The "other' gold rush trail went through Copper Center!

Key Dates in the Creation of the Park:
Wrangell-St. Elias' Formative Events

Archeology in Wrangell St. Elias:
A Wealth of Prehistoric & Historic Resources

Administrative History of ANILCA:
"Do Things Right the First Time" ONLINE BOOK

History of the National Park Service:
The Park Service Has a Proud Past

Alaska History & Cultural Studies:
Complete Online Curriculum

Did You Know?

boreal forest

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