Ranger Guided Tours

Visitors learning about Wrangell-St. Elias
During summer months, Interpretive Park Rangers regularly present guided walks, talks, and evening programs.

Ranger-Led Interpretive Programs

Throughout the summer months, park rangers present free interpretive talks, guided walks, and evening programs. The Junior Ranger program is available too! This is a free program for kids of all ages, where kids can earn a badge and certificate. Ask for a free booklet at any park visitor center.

Wrangell-St. Elias Visitor Center in Copper Center
Interpretive programs are offered mid May - mid September. Guided walks and interpretive talks are offered throughout the day. Call the visitor center at (907) 822-7250 for days and times.

Slana Ranger Station
Limited interpretive programs and children's programming are offered Memorial Day - Labor Day. Please stop by the ranger station to find out when these programs are scheduled or call (907) 822-7401.

Kennecott Visitor Center
Interpretive programs are offered Memorial Day - Labor Day. Guided walks and interpretive talks are offered throughout the day. On the weekends, there is an evening program conducted by a park ranger at the nearby Kennecott Recreation Hall. Call (907) 205-7106 for days and times.

Tours of the Kennecott Mill

Guided history tours of the Kennecott Mill are conducted daily throughout the summer by St. Elias Alpine Guides. This is the only way to see inside the Kennecott Mill. Tours are two hours long and offered three times per day in the summer.

Non-Profit Programs

Wrangell Mountains Center, located in McCarthy, provides residential and walk-in experiential education programs that foster discovery through direct contact with diverse environments.

Wrangell Institute for Science and Environment, located in Kenny Lake, provides science and environmental education to all age groups in the Copper River Basin, resources for learning, and support for scientific research.

Outfitters and Guides business directory -- (private commercial use authorization permitted in the park):
Outfitters and Guides

Last updated: February 22, 2024

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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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