• Winter in the Wrangells

    Wrangell - St Elias

    National Park & Preserve Alaska

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  • 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.

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?

Copper River

The 300-mile long Copper River, with an average fall of 12 feet per mile and average current of 7 MPH, is estimated to discharge 61,000 cubic feet of water per second during the summer months.