• 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.

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?

Wood Frog

Central Alaska has only 2 amphibians, the wood frog and boreal toad, which survive the winter in frozen mud and hops out in the spring ready to breed.