• Winter in the Wrangells

    Wrangell - St Elias

    National Park & Preserve Alaska

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  • Headquarter's Visitor Center Switching to Winter Hours on Sept. 20th

    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.

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?

Fireweed is striking

Fireweed derives its name from the fact that it is one the first plants to spring up after a fire and during fall its leaves become inflamed with bright red and orange colors.