Applications are being accepted for summer seasonal positions.
The application period is open for summer seasonal positions. Please click on the "Employment" link for more information. More »
Nabesna Area ORV Regulations Proposed by Wrangell-St. Elias
A regulation package for the management of off-road vehicle (ORV) use in the Nabesna District of Wrangell-St. Elias National Park & Preserve was published in the Federal register on Jan. 15. It is available for public review and comment for 60 days. More »
HEADQUARTER’S VISITOR CENTER TO REOPEN FOR THE SUMMER
The Wrangell-St. Elias National Park Visitor Center in Copper Center will re-open on April 1, 2014. More »
Wrangell-St. Elias National Park Seeks Candidates for Subsistence Resource Commission
Nominations for candidates to fill upcoming vacancies on the Wrangell-St. Elias National Park Subsistence Resource Commission are being accepted through March 31, 2014. More »
Hearings Set for Hunting and Domestic Goat Restrictions
The National Park Service is holding public hearings in March on temporary restrictions for certain sport hunting practices in several national preserves in Alaska. WRST will also take comments on a proposal to prohibit domestic goats. More »
Out and about in the Glennallen, Copper Center, Kenny Lake, and Chitina area. Most of these trails are located outside the park.
Hiking trails located on site at the Copper Center Visitor Center:
Boreal Forest Trail
Hiking trails near the Copper Center Visitor Center:
Tolsona Mud Volcanoes, Aspen Interpretive Trail, Kenny Lake Trail, Tonsina River Trail, & Liberty Falls Trail
Copper River Princess Wilderness Lodge Trails
Hiking trails and routes in the Chitina, AK Area:
Five-Mile Trail & O'Brien to Haley Creek Trail
Please note: many of these descriptions are routes and have no trails. Some trips may require extensive trip-planning. Please contact the Kennecott Visitor Center (open during the summer) for more information at (907) 822-7476.
Hiking trails and routes along the McCarthy Road:
Dixie Pass Trail
Nugget Creek Trail & Cabin
Hiking trails and routes starting from McCarthy/Kennecott:
Kennecott Hiking & Food Storage Map
The Wagon Road & Toe of the Kennicott Glacier
Root Glacier Trail
Jumbo Mine Trail
Bonanza Mine Trail
Erie Lake and "The Knoll"
Backcountry routes near the Kennecott District:
The Goat Trail
Hidden Creek Valley
Please note: many of these descriptions are routes and have no trails. Some trips may require extensive trip-planning. Please contact the Slana Ranger Station (open during the summer) for more information at (907) 822-7401.
Hiking trails and routes along the Nabesna Road:
Caribou Creek Trail & Cabin
Lost Creek Trail
Soda Lake Trail
Trail Creek-Lost Creek Loop
Skookum Volcano Trail
Rambler Mine Trail
Backcountry routes near the Nabesna District:
Beaver Creek Area
Chelle Lake Area
Skookum to Rambler Route
Sanford - Dadina Plateau
Baultoff Creek Area
Chickaloon-Knik-Nelchina Trail System (mile 118.5 Glenn Hwy)
Did You Know?
Skolai Pass was named by U. S. Army Lt. Frederick Schwatka for Copper River Ahtna Chief Nicolai, or “Skolai”, as he was known to the upper Tanana River natives.