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    Wrangell-St Elias's main visitor center, located near Copper Center, AK, will be switching to winter hours starting September 20th. The new hours of operation are Mon.-Fri. 9:00 am-4:00 pm and closed on Saturday and Sunday.

Guide To The Wrangell Volcanoes

Wrangell Volcanoes
High snow covered summits of the western Wrangell Mountains.
Guide to the Wrangell Volcanoes

Guide to the Volcanoes of the Western Wrangell Mountains, Alaska

Magnificent, breathtaking views of snow-covered Wrangell Mountain peaks await every visitor to this part of Alaska. Mount Wrangell itself, a massive shield-shaped volcano and namesake of the range, still signals its active presence with steam plumes, while nearby, Mounts Sanford, Drum, and Blackburn lie dormant.

Knowing that these large mountains are volcanoes provokes many intriguing questions: When did they last erupt? How tall are they? Will they erupt again? These are some of the questions answered in this guidebook.

Download the guidebook
Full color publication with all images and graphics.
30 pages. 8 mb PDF format

Did You Know?

Braided Nabesna River

The Nabesna River was named in 1898 by USGS employees W. J. Peters and A. H. Brooks. The name is derived from the local native name for the Upper Tanana River.