Yakutat Ranger Station
PO Box 137
602 Mallott Ave.
Yakutat, AK 99689
Open Monday-Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm.
Winter: Open as staffing permits and closed on federal holidays.
This Ranger Station and Visitor Center serves both Wrangell-St. Elias and Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve. Exhibits, information, park video, bookstore, and trip planning.
Located at the base of the St. Elias Mountains, the city of Yakutat (pop. 633) is a Tlingit settlement on the Gulf of Alaska. Outdoor guide services and commercial fishing are the primary sources of income for most residents, though logging and government also play important roles in the local economy. Yakutat is approximately 220 air miles northwest of Juneau, 218 air miles southeast of Cordova and 342 air miles southeast of Anchorage.
Yakutat Tern Festival
This festival centers around one of the largest known breeding colonies of Aleutian Tern. Witness the terns and the region's rich artistic and cultural heritage at this wonderful festival. Lots of great activities planned including field trips (new kayak and charter boat based trips this year), art show, cultural events including a performance by the Mt. St. Elias Dancers, seminars, photography workshop, children's activities, live bird programs by the Alaska Raptor Center, and more.
Planning A Visit To Yakutat
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