• Winter in the Wrangells

    Wrangell - St Elias

    National Park & Preserve Alaska

Park Statistics

Backpacker in Chitistone Pass
Backpacker with a million dollar view of the Russell Glacier
 

Visitation and Budget

Year Visitation Base Budget
2010 73,170 $5,326,000
2011 65,225 $5,369,000
2012 87,158 $5,371,000

 

PARK FACTS
Wrangell-St. Elias is a land of superlatives!

 

FACT SHEET
Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve
Statistics, landmarks, visitation, dates, etc.

Did You Know?

Mt. Sanford

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.