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.
Flightseeing & Air Taxis
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.
Did You Know?
Mt. Sanford (16,237’), in the Wrangell Mountains, was named by Lt. Henry T. Allen in 1885 for his great grandfather, Rueben Sanford