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.
America's Largest National Park
At 13.2 million acres, Wrangell St. Elias could fit Switzerland and Yellowstone and Yosemite National Parks within its borders! It stretches from one of the tallest peaks in North America, Mount St. Elias (18,008), to the ocean. Within this wild landscape people have been living off the land for centuries and still do today. The park is a rugged yet inviting place to experience your own adventure.Read More
Did You Know?
Locals know that winter is almost here when the Fireweed plant is in bloom all the way to the top bud.