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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.

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Valdez to Fairbanks in only eight days! Photo courtesy of Museum of Science & Industry, Seattle, WA

Wrangell-St. Elias Oral Histories
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Key Dates in the Park's Development
Wrangell St. Elias' Formative Events

"Contested Ground"
The Administrative History of Wrangell-St. Elias National Park

History of the National Park Service
National Park Service has a proud past

Alaska History & Cultural Studies
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Did You Know?

Mount Wrangell (Neil Hannan Photo)

Steaming Mt. Wrangell, an active volcano, and nine of the 16 highest peaks in the U.S. form the backdrop for the vigorous story of plate tectonics and volcanism still unfolding here.