• 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.

Things To Know Before You Come

Mount Drum
Mount Drum 12,010', rises above the surrounding boreal forest.
N. Hannan

Chances are, Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve is unlike any park you've experienced. It's remote and undeveloped, beautiful and vast. The links above and on the left will help you come prepared for all that this wonderful, challenging place has to offer.

This is a rural and remote part of Alaska. To ensure your visit is a successful one, please "plan ahead and prepare" by exploring this website to learn more about safety considerations, things to do, services, accommodations, weather, and frequently asked questions.

For further assistance and trip planning, contact any of our visitor contact stations.

Did You Know?

Copper River

The 300-mile long Copper River, with an average fall of 12 feet per mile and average current of 7 MPH, is estimated to discharge 61,000 cubic feet of water per second during the summer months.