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.
Alaska Geographic and the National Park Service are partners in providing the public with quality interpretive materials and programs. Alaska Geographic is dedicated to enhancing the public’s understanding and conservation of Alaska’s natural, cultural, and historical resources. Alaska Geographic operates the bookstores in the park visitor centers. Revenues from sales are donated to the park’s educational programs. They also assist in the production of The K'elt'aeni, our yearly visitor information guide.
Wrangell Institute for Science & Environment
Catering to the needs of students, writers, artists, scientists, travelers and local citizens, we offer opportunities for people of all ages and abilities. Please join us to learn, to explore, to express, to revere...to be transformed through direct experience with this extraordinary place.
The Wrangell Mountains Center also manages the Kennecott Recreation Hall. This facility is available to rent from them for various functions such as, weddings, receptions, meetings, or community events.
The Wrangell Mountains Center
The primary focus is assisting Ahtna shareholders with their educational goals, the Ahtna Heritage Center also provide opportunities for our shareholders and others to learn about the Ahtna people through cultural programs and our Cultural Center - C'ek'aedi Hwnax, which means "Legacy House" in the Ahtna language.
Ahtna Heritage Foundation
Did You Know?
In March, 1948, Northwest Flight #4422 slammed into 16,237’ Mt. Sanford, killing all 30 on board. The wreckage was immediately concealed by ice and snow, making recovery efforts impossible. It was 50 years later until wreckage parts surfaced on a glacier, miles from the crash site.