• Winter in the Wrangells

    Wrangell - St Elias

    National Park & Preserve Alaska

River Trips

The rivers of Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve offer visitors adventure and solitude. It is possible to travel for days at a time without seeing another person, trail, sign or bridge.

Each river visitor is responsible for minimizing his or her impact on the river corridor to preserve the wild and pristine character of the river. Please "Leave No Trace" of your visit as you journey down the rivers of Wrangell-St. Elias.

 
Wrangell-St. Elias rivers are wild and ever-changing.
River travel within Wrangell-St. Elias is known for its scenic beauty and pristine campsites. Rivers here are wild and everchanging.
 

Selected Float Trip Descriptions

Nizina Glacier to Chitina Float
Nizina, Kennicott, and Chitina Rivers

Copper River Float - Chitina to Million Dollar Bridge (Cordova)
Copper River Float - Tazlina to Million Dollar Bridge (Cordova)
Tazlina or Chitina Rivers to Million Dollar Bridge (Cordova)

Chitina River Float
Hubert's Landing to Chitina

Nabesna River Float
Orange Hill to Northway

Skolai Pass-White River Float


Click Here to see a list of commercial river guiding companies.

Please take care when attempting to cross a river via foot. Click Here for tips and recommendations on river crossings.

Did You Know?

Bison

Two herds of bison, the largest land mammal in North America, roam Wrangell-St. Elias National Park & Preserve. A mature bull, at 6 feet in height and 10 feet in length, can weigh more than a ton.