Applications are being accepted for summer seasonal positions.
The application period is open for summer seasonal positions. Click on the "Employment" link for more information. More »
HEADQUARTER’S VISITOR CENTER TO REOPEN FOR THE SUMMER
The Wrangell-St. Elias National Park Visitor Center in Copper Center will re-open on April 1, 2014. More »
Wrangell-St. Elias National Park Seeks Candidates for Subsistence Resource Commission
Nominations for candidates to fill upcoming vacancies on the Wrangell-St. Elias National Park Subsistence Resource Commission are being accepted through March 31, 2014. More »
Hearings Set for Hunting and Domestic Goat Restrictions
The National Park Service is holding public hearings in March on temporary restrictions for certain sport hunting practices in several national preserves in Alaska. WRST will also take comments on a proposal to prohibit domestic goats. More »
Residents of the Wrangell Mountains 1884-1950
This document contains data on local residents obtained by the author from virtually all published and many unpublished sources over the past several years. Needless to say, some conflicting accounts make it a work in progress.
Readers possessing better information, additional data, or local photos are encouraged to call the park at (907) 822-5234 or e-mail us.
Alaska residents and visitors are always welcome to drop by Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve headquarters in Copper Center, Alaska, and speak to us as well.
Do you know someone that once lived here?
Did You Know?
The first automobile traveled the Valdez Trail, which later evolved into the Richardson Highway, in 1913. Its average speed was a blistering 9 MPH.