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.
Guided Activities at Kennecott
Historic Mill Town Tours
Join them for a half or full-day hike on the Root Glacier, ice climbing seminar, fly-in hike, river rafting trip or a rugged multi-day adventure into the backcountry of the park.
Guided day and multi-day adventures throughout the area are also offered by the Kennicott Wilderness Guides.
Join them for a guided day hike, overnight wilderness adventure, rugged mountaineering challenge, or river trip.
Join them for a one-day float through icebergs on Kennicott lake and float down the Kennicott River, or for a multi-day adventure deep into the park.
Wild Alpine offers a wide array of outdoor activities to meet your desires. Glacier hikes, backcountry adventures, or mountaineering are just some of the opportunities that await you when visiting Kennecott.
The Wrangell Mountains Center offers a rich variety of residential and walk-in programs that foster appreciation, understanding, and stewardship of Alaska's wildlands and communities.
Did You Know?
In March, 1948, Northwest Flight #4422 slammed into 16,237’ Mt. Sanford, killing all 30 on board. The wreckage was immediately concealed by ice and snow, making recovery efforts impossible. It was 50 years later until wreckage parts surfaced on a glacier, miles from the crash site.