• 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.

Visitor Centers

Park Headquarters Visitor Center
Stop by any of the park's visitor centers to plan your visit and learn about Wrangell-St. Elias.
 

Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve has various visitor contact points. Each of these facilities is staffed by professional interpretive park rangers who can assist you with a variety of services.

The rangers' first-hand knowledge of the park is a great asset to you as you plan activities and learn about the special, unique features of the area.

Bear Resistant Food Containers (BRFCs) are available at all visitor contact stations except the McCarthy Road Information Station.

Did You Know?

Pack Horse on Valdez Trail

The oldest road in Alaska, the Richardson Highway, evolved from a 5-foot wide pack route called the Valdez Trail. This route, initiated in 1898, served as the only land access to Interior Alaska until completion of the Alaska Highway in 1942.