Delayed Opening of Kennecott Visitor Center
Due to lingering snow conditions and frozen water supply lines, the park has postponed the opening of the Kennecott Visitor Center until June 1. Even though the visitor center is closed, Kennecott MInes NHL and local businesses are open. More »
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.
Selected Float Trip Descriptions
Nizina Glacier to Chitina Float
Copper River Float - Chitina to Million Dollar Bridge (Cordova)
Chitina River Float
Skolai Pass-White River Float
Please take care when attempting to cross a river via foot. Click Here for tips and recommendations on river crossings.
Did You Know?
Wrangell St. Elias, Denali, Kenai Fjords, and Klondike National Historic Park are the only four National Parks out of sixteen in Alaska that are accessible by road.