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