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    Wrangell - St Elias

    National Park & Preserve Alaska

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  • Wrangell-St. Elias Visitor Center Switching to Fall Hours on Sept. 20th

    Wrangell-St Elias's main visitor center, located near Copper Center, AK, is on fall hours starting September 20th. The fall hours of operation are Mon.-Fri. 9:00 am-4:00 pm, closed on federal holidays.

Rules & Regulations

There are a variety of rules and regulations that help us protect park resources and provide visitors with a safe and enjoyable experience. The Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) and the Superintendent's Compendium provide a complete listing of park rules and regulations.

36 CFR parts 1-199 pertains to all National Park areas.

36 CFR part 13 pertains to all Alaska National Park areas.

36 CFR section 13.73 pertains to Special Regulations of Wrangell-St. Elias National Park & Preserve

The Superintendent's Compendium provides a listing of regulations under the discretionary authority of the superintendent.

Other regulations may also apply.

Kennecott ORV Use Questions and Answers

Nabesna Road ORV Trail Closures
Trails closed due to heavy impact on terrain/vegetation

Green Log Policy
Permit policy on cutting standing live timber

Policy for Gold Panning & Mineral Collections

ATV Permits

Subsistence Permits

Food Storage Regulations

Firearms

Hunting

Fishing

ANILCA

Access to the Park & Preserve

Protecting Historic Sites & Cultural Artifacts

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.