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Keeping Alaska's Coastlines Clean

In 2015, NPS staff, SCA interns, YCC volunteers and youth from the Yakutat Tlingit Tribe cleaned beaches and removed debris.

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Subsistence User Guide

This guide provides important information about subsistence activities including eligibility and regulations - hunting, trapping and fishing

Monitoring Change in Alaska's glaciers

Glaciers in Alaska's National Parks

Monitoring Change in Alaska's glaciers

 
Hunting in Alaska National Preserves

Hunting in Alaska National Preserves

NATIONAL PRESERVES in Alaska are managed similarly to national parks, except that hunting for sport and subsistence is allowed.

Alaska and the Northern Lights

Alaska and the Northern Lights

During the winter months, the night sky in Alaska is an amazing place to experience the Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights).

History of the National Park Service

History of the National Park Service

The nation's largest national park came into existence in 1978, adding more than 13 million acres to the national park system.

Last updated: January 8, 2021

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

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

Copper Center, AK 99573

Phone:

(907) 822-5234

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