The Wrangell-St Elias region is a unique area with high mountain peaks, foothills, glacial systems, lakes, streams, valleys, and coastal landscapes represented the most extensive array of glaciers and ice fields outside the polar region. It becomes the well-known area, geographically including in the Pacific mountain system, the Bagley ice field, Mount St Elias, and Malaspina Glacier, as “the Mountain Kingdom” of North America. It is the largest national park in the United States, six times the size of the Yellowstone.
The beautiful scenery of coasts, wild rivers, and high mountains with extent of human modification offered by these parks is combined together that makes the significant for this area. This region has long been known for its favorable weather, Summers in the Park are often warm and sunny by Alaskan standards. The largest population of grizzly bears in the world is protected here and the single largest group of Dall sheep. The combination of ease of access, incredible natural beauty and great summer weather make Wrangell-St. Elias a great destination for your Alaskan itinerary.