Wrangell – St. Elias National Park Photos

“Trust that little voice in your head that says “wouldn’t it be interesting if….” And then do it. 

You have to have the courage to take the first step, to take the first picture. Everything else is just noise.”

~ Duane Michals

Facts about Wrangell – St. Elias National Park

  • Alaska has 23 National Parks within its borders.
  • Wrangell – St. Elias is the largest National Parkin the country, and also the largest designated Wilderness area.
  • Mt. Wrangell is the largest active volcano in the country.
  • 4 major mountain ranges converge in the park, the Wrangell, Alaska, Chugach and St. Elias Mountain Ranges.

The landscape of Wrangell – St. Elias National Park and Preserve is some of the grandest I’ve seen anywhere. And I’ve backpacked through some pretty spectacular country. The size of the landscape here is so overwhelming, so magnificent in its wildness; the diversity of the terrains, the ecology and geology of the place is constantly changing, constantly providing us with something new to experience.

Wrangell St. Elias National Park is nearly 6 times larger than Yellowstone National park, at 14 million acres of wild, remote, gorgeous country. Established as a National Park in 1980, the area was proclaimed a World Heritage Site in 1979. Together with Glacier Bay National Park, Wrangell St. Elias adjoins Tatshenshini-Alsek Provincial Park and Kluane National Park in Canada to form a 24 million acre wilderness, the largest internationally protected area in the world. The entire region is part of the World Heritage Site.

  • Hiker alone in Chugach Mountains of Wrangell - St. Elias National Park and Preserve, Alaska Wrangell – St. Elias National Park Photos - March 8, 2017
  • Photo of Mt. Sanford in Wrangell - St. Elias National Park Alaska. Wrangell – St. Elias National Park Photos - March 8, 2017
  • Wildflowers and Nizina Lake photo Wrangell - St. Elias National Park and Preserve, Alaska. Wrangell – St. Elias National Park Photos - March 8, 2017
  • Photo of winter in Wrangell - St. Elias National Park. Wrangell – St. Elias National Park Photos - March 8, 2017
  • Wrangell - St. Elias National Park photo of Chitistone Canyone. Wrangell – St. Elias National Park Photos - March 8, 2017
  • Photo from Wrangell - St. Elias National Park of young grizzly bear near Iceberg Lake. Wrangell – St. Elias National Park Photos - March 8, 2017
  • Icy Bay and Mount St. Elias Photo in Wrangell - St. Elias National Park, Alaska. Wrangell – St. Elias National Park Photos - March 8, 2017
  • Photo of a waterfall and sunset over Skolai Pass in Wrangell - St. Elias National Park, Alaska. Wrangell – St. Elias National Park Photos - March 8, 2017
  • Wrangell - St. Elias National Park and Preserve photo of Mt Bona and Russell Glacier, Alaska. Wrangell – St. Elias National Park Photos - March 8, 2017
  • Photo of Wrangell Mountains near Lakina River, Wrangell - St. Elias National Park, Alaska. Wrangell – St. Elias National Park Photos - March 8, 2017
  • Winter photo from Wrangell - St. Elias National Park of Kuskulana Glacier. Wrangell – St. Elias National Park Photos - March 8, 2017
  • Dwarf fireweed glows under a colorful sunset, Wrangell - St. Elias National Park, Alaska. Wrangell – St. Elias National Park Photos - March 8, 2017
  • Mt. St. Elias photo, Icy Bay, Wrangell - St. Elias National Park and Preserve, Alaska. Wrangell – St. Elias National Park Photos - March 8, 2017
  • Winter photo in Wrangell - St. Elias National Park of Mt. Blackburn, Alaska. Wrangell – St. Elias National Park Photos - March 8, 2017
  • Photo of Mount Saint Elias and lupine in Icy Bay, Wrangell - St. Elias National Park and Preserve, Alaska. Wrangell – St. Elias National Park Photos - March 8, 2017
  • Winter photo of Mt. Blackburn in Wrangell - St. Elias National Park, Alaska Wrangell – St. Elias National Park Photos - March 8, 2017
  • Photo of Chugach Mountains in Wrangell - St. Elias National Park and Preserve in Alaska. Wrangell – St. Elias National Park Photos - March 8, 2017
  • Kennicott Glacier photo in Wrangell - St. Elias National Park and Preserve, Alaska. Wrangell – St. Elias National Park Photos - March 8, 2017
  • Wrangell - St. Elias National Park photo of Chugach Mountains. Wrangell – St. Elias National Park Photos - March 8, 2017
  • Hubbard Glacier calving photo in Wrangell - St. Elias National Park and Preserve, Alaska. Wrangell – St. Elias National Park Photos - March 8, 2017
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