Wrangell-St Elias Visitor Center complex in Copper Center, Alaska

Wrangell-St Elias Visitor Center
Wrangell-St Elias Visitor Center


Quick Facts
Copper Center, Alaska
Largest National Park
National Park and Preserve

Amphitheater, Benches/Seating, Bicycle - Rack, Bus/Shuttle Stop, Gifts/Souvenirs/Books, Historical/Interpretive Information/Exhibits, Information, Information - Maps Available, Information - Park Newspaper Available, Information - Ranger/Staff Member Present, Information Kiosk/Bulletin Board, Internet/WiFi Available, Parking - Auto, Parking - Bus/RV, Permits Issued, Picnic Shelter/Pavilion, Picnic Table, Recycling, Restroom, Restroom - Accessible, Restroom - Family, Restroom - Seasonal, Scenic View/Photo Spot, Telephone, Theater/Auditorium, Toilet - Flush, Trailhead, Water - Bottle-Filling Station, Water - Drinking/Potable, Wheelchair Accessible

Located at mile 106.8 Richardson Hwy, 10 miles south of Glennallen, Alaska. The Wrangell-St. Elias Visitor Center complex in Copper Center is the place to start your visit in the park. The campus-like setting includes: a visitor center, a park store, an exhibit hall, a theater, restrooms, picnic tables and a picnic shelter, an amphitheater, the Ahtna Cultural Center, scenic overlooks and short hiking trails. Enjoy the exhibits, view the park film, hike nature trails, shop in the Alaska Geographic park store, gather park & area information, conduct backcountry trip planning, and view the large 3-D interactive map display. Subsistence fishing and hunting permits are also available for eligible local rural residents. In addition, the park administration and business office is located nearby.

Feel free to call us at (907) 822-7250 for exact dates since they can fluctuate each summer season. The visitor center parking lot gate is locked at 5 pm in summer (Closed in winter). The main park entrance gate is locked year-round at 5 pm. No overnight public parking is available at the Headquarters complex.

Latitude: 62.01958122170143 Longitude: -145.3720550572034

Wrangell - St Elias National Park & Preserve

Last updated: April 3, 2024