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.
You can now download and enjoy the official newspaper and visitor's guide to Wrangell St. Elias National Park and Preserve, The K'elt'aeni. Named for the local Ahtna Athabaskan word for Mount Wrangell, this 16-page full-color newsletter will help you plan and enjoy your journey in this immense wilderness park. Produced by park staff!
Did You Know?
The Gates Glacier, which feeds into the Kennicott Glacier near Donoho Peak, was named in 1899 for Edward Gates, a local prospector.