Slana Ranger Station

Slana Ranger Station
The Slana Ranger Station is located at the beginning of the Nabesna Road. This is a great place to plan your visit to the northern portion of the park.

Slana Ranger Station
Located in the northern portion of the park, about two hours from the Wrangell-St. Elias Visitor Center Complex.
Mile 0.5 Nabesna Road
(907) 822-7401

Exhibits, park film, bookstore, ranger programs, road updates, park & area information, backcountry trip planning, subsistence and ORV permits.

Early April - Memorial Day: Open Daily 8:00am - 5:00pm, but hours may be inconsistent and the ranger station may be closed due to limited staffing. Please call ahead.

Memorial Day - September 30: Open Daily 8:00am - 5:00pm. During the summer, the ranger station may close temporarily if staff members are sick or if they are called out for an emergency.

October - March: Closed. If you need assistance, please call park headquarters at (907) 822-5234.

Please call us for exact dates that we switch hours, as each season the dates can fluctuate.

The Slana Ranger Station provides information about the northern side of the park and the Nabesna Road. ORV permits, and subsistence permits are also issued here. Bookstore, phone, restrooms, maps, and park film shown on TV by request. Limited park ranger interpretive programs and education programs are offered during the summer. Each week in the summer there is a campfire talk offered at the Kendesnii Campground, located at mile 27.8 of the Nabesna Road. Please inquire at the ranger station for dates and times of ranger programs.

Learn more about services and activities in the North District.

Last updated: December 6, 2015

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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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