• 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.

Nabesna ORV Public Meeting Schedule

Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve invite you to attend a public meeting about the Draft ORV EIS for the Nabesna area. The following dates, locations and times are listed.

Monday, September 20: Anchorage, at BLM Campbell Creek Science Center, 5600 Science Center Drive. Time is 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Tuesday, September 21: Copper Center, at Wrangell St. Elias NPP visitor center theater, mile 106.8 Richardson Highway. Time is 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday, September 21: Slana, at Slana school. Time is 7:30 - 9:30 p.m.

Wednesday, September 22: Tok, at Tok school. Time is 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Thursday, September 23: Fairbanks, at National Park Service office at 4115 Geist Road. Time is 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

All meetings will start with a short presentation but will be open-house style, with displays, materials to review, comment forms, and NPS personnel available to answer questions.

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.