America's Largest National Park

Wrangell-St. Elias is a vast national park that rises from the ocean all the way up to 18,008 ft. At 13.2 million acres, the park is the same size as Yellowstone National Park, Yosemite National Park, and Switzerland combined! Within this wild landscape, people continue to live off the land as they have done for centuries. This rugged, beautiful land is filled with opportunities for adventure.

Backcountry Safety

Backcountry Safety

Alaska parks are different. Plan, prepare, and know before you go! Aviation; River Crossings; Weather; Appropriate gear; Wildlife; Glaciers.

NPS Mobile App

NPS Mobile App

Interactive maps, saved data for offline use in remote areas, accessibility, self-guided tours, things to do, where to stay, hours, seasons.

Junior Ranger Programs

Junior Ranger Programs

Learn about the park and its important resources so you can share your knowledge with friends and family!

Visitor Centers

Explore Visitor Centers

Visitor Centers & Ranger Stations in Copper Center, Kennecott, Slana, Chitina and Yakutat

Caribou tagged for research

Science and Research

Search for science publications and reports

CD cover of Nabesna Road audio tour

Park Road Audio Tours

Nabesna Road & McCarthy Road audio tours

Wrangell Mountains

Monitoring Natural Resources

Central Alaska Inventory & Monitoring Network



Headquarters and Kennecott

Maps & Brochures

Maps & Brochures

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WRST contains large volcanoes and numerous glaciers

Volcanoes & Glaciers

The Wrangell and St. Elias Ranges contain some of the largest volcanoes and greatest concentration of glaciers in North America.

Two tundra swans floating in a lake.


With habitats ranging from temperate rainforest to tundra, Wrangell-St. Elias National Park is home to an incredible diversity of animals.

Last updated: April 26, 2022

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

Wrangell-St. Elias National Park & Preserve
PO Box 439
Mile 106.8 Richardson Highway

Copper Center , AK 99573


907 822-5234

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