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    Wrangell - St Elias

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  • Wrangell-St. Elias Visitor Center Switching to Fall Hours on Sept. 20th

    Wrangell-St Elias's main visitor center, located near Copper Center, AK, is on fall hours starting September 20th. The fall hours of operation are Mon.-Fri. 9:00 am-4:00 pm, closed on federal holidays.


Schedule of Events

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Schedule of Events

Bird Day 2011
Wings Over the Wrangells event at the Copper Center Visitor Center.
Special Events!

Periodically we have special events in the park. Here's a list of events that are scheduled for 2014. Check back for updates!

Wilderness Act 50th Anniversary Digital Photo Contest - Entries accepted April 19 - May 31, 2014.

Climate Change and the Glaciers of Wrangell-St. Elias by Mike Loso - June 2, 2014 7:00pm in the Copper Center Visitor Center theater.
More details to come.

Wings Over the Wrangells
August 13, 2014: Tentative Date, more details to come

Did You Know?

Dora Keen and friend

Battling snowstorms during most of her 33-day climb, team leader Dora Keen, along with team member George Handy, was the first to summit 16,390’ Mt. Blackburn. A famous 1912 Saturday Evening Post article, entitled “First Up Mount Blackburn”, was written by Keen shortly following her amazing feat.