• Winter in the Wrangells

    Wrangell - St Elias

    National Park & Preserve Alaska

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  • 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.

Guided Tours

Visitors learning about Wrangell-St. Elias
During summer months, Interpretive Park Rangers regularly present guided walks, talks, and evening programs.

Throughout the summer months, Park Rangers present free guided talks, walks, and evening programs. The Junior Ranger program is available too!

Ranger Programs at Headquarters
Copper Center Visitor Center
Programs offered Mid May - Mid September

Ranger Programs at Kennecott
Kennecott Visitor Center
Programs offered Memorial Day - Labor Day

Other Guided Programs at Kennecott
Tours offered by private companies, including tours of the historic Kennecott Mill Town.

Other local outfitters and guides offer a variety of activities, including river trips, flightseeing, glacier hikes, and backpack adventures. Click here for links to these commercial services.

Did You Know?


Approximately 25%, or 5000 square miles, of Wrangell-St. Elias National Park & Preserve is glacial ice. This represents about 60% of the glacial ice in the entire state of Alaska.