• Winter in the Wrangells

    Wrangell - St Elias

    National Park & Preserve Alaska

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  • Wrangell-St. Elias Visitor Center to close for the winter on Nov. 1st.

    Wrangell-St. Elias's main visitor center, located near Copper Center, AK, will be closed for the winter starting November 1. The visitor center will re-open on April 1, 2015.

Slana Ranger Station

Slana Ranger Station
The Slana Ranger Station is located at the beginning of the Nabesna Road. This is a great place to plan your visit to the northern portion of the park.
 

Slana Ranger Station
Mile 0.5 Nabesna Road
(907) 822-7401

Exhibits, park film, bookstore, ranger programs, road updates, park & area information, backcountry trip planning, permits.

Summer
April 6 - May 23, 2014: Open Daily 8:00am - 5:00pm, but hours may be inconsistent and the ranger station may be closed due to limited staffing. Please call ahead.

May 24 - September 30, 2014: Open Daily 8:00am - 5:00pm

Winter
October - March: Closed. If you need assistance, please call park headquarters at (907) 822-5234.

Please call us for exact dates that we switch hours, as each season the dates can fluctuate.

The Slana Visitor Contact Station provides information about the northern side of the park and the Nabesna Road. ATV permits, and subsistence permits are also issued here. Bookstore, phone, restrooms, maps, and park film shown on TV by request. Guided ranger interpretive programs available.

 

Did You Know?

Tough traveling!

The first automobile traveled the Valdez Trail, which later evolved into the Richardson Highway, in 1913. Its average speed was a blistering 9 MPH.