Both federal subsistence and State of Alaska sport hunting are permitted in Wrangell-St. Elias National Preserve. State sport harvests are regulated by the Alaska Board of Game while federal subsistence harvests are regulated by the Federal Subsistence Board.
- Subsistence Hunting is permitted in both the Park and Preserve.
- Sport Hunting is permitted in the Preserve ONLY.
To be eligible to hunt in the park or preserve under federal subsitence regulations, you must be considered a local, rural resident. Are YOU eligible to subsistence hunt?
Federal subsistence hunting permits are available at park visitor centers.