Please contact the park for more information about hiking trails or for assistance with trip-planning at (907) 822-7250. Or e-mail us!
Please note: we are not able to recommend multi-day backpacking routes to you. It is your responsibility to research possible routes, and we will gladly answer questions and provide any assistance that we can. We strongly recommend that you research backpacking trips BEFORE contacting us.Many of these trails have cabins and airstrips located nearby. For information about backcountry cabins and airstrips, Click Here.
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 Wrangell-St. Elias Visitor Center:
Boreal Forest Trail & Copper River Bluff Trail
Hiking trails near the Wrangell-St. Elias 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 near the Chitina Ranger Station:
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.
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/Erie Mine 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.
Hiking trails and routes along the Nabesna Road:
Caribou Creek Trail & Cabin
Trail Creek Trail
Lost Creek Trail
Skookum Volcano Trail
Rambler Mine Trail
Backcountry routes near the Nabesna District:
Soda Lake Trail
Trail Creek-Lost Creek Loop
Beaver Creek Area
Chelle Lake Area
Sanford - Dadina Plateau
Baultoff Creek Area
Chickaloon-Knik-Nelchina Trail System (mile 118.5 Glenn Hwy)