• 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.

Subsistence Hunting

  • Subsistence Hunting is Permitted in both Wrangell- St. Elias National Park and Wrangell-St. Elias National Preserve.
  • Sport Hunting is permitted in Wrangell-St. Elias National Preserve ONLY.

Are YOU eligible to subsistence hunt?

 

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.

 
caribou
Information on the Use and distribution of Large Land Mammals in the Copper Basin
Distribution & Population Changes of Large Animal Populations PDF
 

Did You Know?

Mount Wrangell (Neil Hannan Photo)

Steaming Mt. Wrangell, an active volcano, and nine of the 16 highest peaks in the U.S. form the backdrop for the vigorous story of plate tectonics and volcanism still unfolding here.