Wrangell-St. Elias National Park, Alaska

At 13.2 million acres which is bigger than the country of Switzerland, Wrangell St. Elias stretches from one of the tallest peaks in North America, Mount St. Elias 18,008 to the ocean. Yet within this wild landscape, people have been living off the land for centuries and still do today. The park is a rugged yet inviting place to experience your own adventure.

Wrangell St Elias National Park Info


Wrangell-St. Elias National Park

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News

Wrangell-St. Elias National Park & Preserve Seeks Candidates for Subsistence Resource Commission

Copper Center, Alaska – Applications for candidates to fill a vacant seat on the Wrangell-St. Elias National Park Subsistence Resource Commission (SRC) are being accepted through March 31, 2019. The SRC provides a venue for local subsistence users to provide input into the management of subsistence resources in WrangellSt. Elias National Park. It was established under the provisions of the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act (ANILCA) and charged with recommending a program for subsistence hunting in the park.

Winter Federal Subsistence Moose Hunt in a Portion of Unit 11

Plans for a winter federal subsistence hunt for moose in a portion of Unit 11 were announced on October 24 by Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve Superintendent Ben Bobowski, the designated federal manager for the hunt. The Federal Subsistence Board established this hunt at its April 2014 meeting and extended the season dates at its April 2018 meeting. For the 2018 hunt, the harvest quota is 7 bull moose. The hunt will open on November 20 and close on January 20 or earlier if the quota has been reached. Hunters are asked to report back within three days of harvesting an animal or at the end of the season if unsuccessful. For recorded information about the status of the hunt, hunters can call 822-7203.

Wrangell‐St. Elias Subsistence Resource Commission Announces October 25‐26 Meeting in Copper Center

The Wrangell‐St. Elias National Park Subsistence Resource Commission will meet at the Wrangell‐St. Elias National Park and Preserve Visitor Center in Copper Center (Mile 106.8 Richardson Highway) on Thursday, October 25, and Friday, October 26, 2018, to consider a range of issues related to subsistence hunting and fishing in the park.

Wrangell St Elias National Park Photos

After sunset in Chitina

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After sunset in Chitina

Chitina River

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Chitina River

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Alaskans love their guns

McCarthy road

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McCarthy road

Kennecott at Dusk

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Kennecott at Dusk

sunset in Kennecott

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sunset in Kennecott

sunset in Kennecott

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sunset in Kennecott

Root Glacier

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Root Glacier

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Glacier trekking

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Glacier trekking

Hitchin a ride

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Hitchin a ride

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Currant Ridge Cabins

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Currant Ridge Cabins

McCarthy, Alaska

Jason

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Moose Heart

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Moose Heart

McCarthy, Alaska

Copper Ore

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Copper Ore

Glisading on top of a mountain

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Glisading on top of a mountain

Mining glacier cave pond

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Mining glacier cave pond

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