Both federal subsistence and State of Alaska sport hunting are permitted in Wrangell-St. Elias National Preserve. State sport harvests are regulated by the Alaska Board of Game while federal subsistence harvests are regulated by the Federal Subsistence Board.
To be eligible to hunt in the park or preserve under federal subsistence regulations, you must be considered a local rural resident.
Distribution & Population Changes of Large Animal Populations PDF
Did You Know?
Caribou often travel high into the mountains in the summer to rest on patches of remaining snow and ice, where they can escape clouds of biting insects.