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 »
Nabesna Road Camping Highlights
There are many pullouts along Nabesna Road that are suitable for a small or medium RV, camper trailer, pickup camper or tent camping. All sites are primitive and available on a first come, first served basis. No potable water is available after leaving Slana.
These are a few of the best spots:
Rufus Creek, Mile Post 6.1
Kettle Lake, Mile Post 16.6
Rock Lake, Mile Post 21.8
Kendesnii Campground, Mile Post 27.8
Jack Creek, Mile Post 35.3
Remember, treat or boil all water, dispose of trash properly, store food safely and be extremely careful with fire. All State of Alaska fishing regulations apply in Wrangell-St. Elias.
Did You Know?
The Copper River, which deposits 75 million tons of sediment annually into its delta and the Gulf of Alaska, has built up a layer of silt 600 feet deep. During summer months, the daily sediment transport can be 750,000 cubic feet, one of the largest river sediment loads known.