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Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve

Updated April 26th, 2022
Wrangell-St. Elias is one of the most popular National Parks in the US. It is known for its rugged mountains, stunning glaciers, and abundant wildlife.
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Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve is one of the greatest National Parks to visit for many reasons. For one, it is the largest National Park in the United States, covering over 13 million acres. It is also home to some of the most spectacular scenery in the country, with towering mountains, pristine glaciers, and abundant wildlife.

Another reason to visit Wrangell-St. Elias is for its incredible history. The park is home to some of the earliest human settlements in North America, and its rich cultural heritage is on display in many of the park's attractions.

Finally, Wrangell-St. Elias is a great place to visit for its recreation opportunities. There are endless miles of trails to explore, both on foot and by vehicle, and the park's rivers and lakes offer excellent opportunities for fishing, canoeing, and kayaking.