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Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve
Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve Kennecott Mill Town credits NPS Photo/ Matthew Yarbrough
Kennecott Mines National Historic Landmark is found within Wrangell-St. Elias National Park. This early 1900s copper mining operation overcame numerous challenges and found success in the heart of the Alaskan wilderness.
Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve Icy Bay with Mt. St. Elias credits NPS Photo/ Neal Herbert
Wrangell-St. Elias National Park contains a diversity of natural features. Landscapes unique to the North American continent are common here.
Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve Logan Glacier credits NPS Photo/ Bryan Petrtyl
Wrangell-St. Elias National Park contains the greatest concentration of glaciers in North America. More than 3000 glaciers covering over three million acres of land are found in the park.
Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve Wrangell Mountains credits NPS Photo/ Bryan Petrtyl
The Wrangell Mountains dominate the view of the northern half of the park. This range lies entirely within the park and reaches 16,390 ft 4,996 m in height.
Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve Backpackers in Mentasta Mountains credits NPS Photo/ Bryan Petrtyl
Wrangell-St. Elias National Park is a backpackers paradise. A variety of routes take you into beautiful country, including the Mentasta Mountains.
Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve Yakutat coastal area credits National Park Service
Yakutat coastal area
Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve Copper Center Visitor Center credits National Park Service
Copper Center Visitor Center
Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve Slana Ranger Station credits National Park Service
Slana Ranger Station
Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve Chitina Ranger Station credits National Park Service
Chitina Ranger Station
Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve Kennecott Visitor Center credits National Park Service
Kennecott Visitor Center in the historic Blackburn School
Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve Wrangell - St Elias National Park Preserve credits Share the Experience, Daniel Lefler
Wrangell - St Elias National Park Preserve
WRANGELL-ST. ELIAS NATIONAL PARK AND PRESERVE
WRANGELL-ST. ELIAS NATIONAL PARK AND PRESERVE
Wrangell-St. Elias National Park Preserve
Copper Center, Alaska   99573
(lat:61.7104 lon:-142.9857)

Phone: 907-822-7250
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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.


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The administrative building and main park visitor center are located along the Richardson Highway (Hwy 4), which is a paved state highway that runs through Copper Center, AK. The buildings are 8 miles south of the Glenn Highway and Richardson Highway intersection near Glennallen, Alaska. This is approximately 200 miles east of Anchorage, AK and 250 miles south of Fairbanks, AK.

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