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.
One of the best ways to experience the beauty and tremendous size of this park is from above! Fly past massive peaks, over jagged glaciers, and endless expanses of wild Alaska! For the truly adventurous, air taxis are used for backcountry dropoffs for wilderness campers and backpackers. A wide variety of tours, trips, and itineraries are available
Most operators fly out of Glennallen, McCarthy, or Chitina. For more information, contact one of the listed operators.
Lee's Air Taxi
McMahan Guide & Flying Service
Copper Valley Air Service, Inc.
40-Mile Air, Ltd.
Wrangell Mountain Air, Inc.
Alsek Air Service, Inc.
Yakutat Coastal Airlines
Earth Center Adventures, Inc.
Mountain Flying Service
Did You Know?
12,010’ Mt. Drum was first climbed on June 4, 1954 by Heinrich Harrer, Keith Hart, and George Schaller. You may recall Heinrich Harrer as the principle figure in the book "Seven Years in Tibet".