National Park

Wrangell–St. Elias Dog Policy

Wrangell–St. Elias National Park is Dog Friendly

Dogs Allowed
with 6' Leash []
Dogs Allowed
with 6' Leash []

The largest national park in the system protects the convergence of the Alaska, Chugach, Wrangell, and Saint Elias Ranges, which include many of the continent's tallest mountains and volcanoes, including the 18,008-foot Mount Saint Elias. More than a quarter of the park is covered with glaciers, including the tidewater Hubbard Glacier, piedmont Malaspina Glacier, and valley Nabesna Glacier.[1]

Wrangell–St. Elias National Park is a very large national park, and dog friendly. Dogs are allowed pretty much everywhere except inside buildings, but they must be kept on a leash. Dogs also cannot be left unattended. Please note that trapping is common and legal in the area, so please be careful with your dog. Also be cautious of wildlife in the area.


Pet Policy Details
13005 mi2
Annual Visitors

Trail Policy

Dogs are allowed on all trails and in the backcountry while on a leash.

Campground Policy

There are areas to camp along the roads in several areas of the park, and dogs are allowed.

Location & Map

Copper Center

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[1] Overview text from the Wikipedia article List of national parks of the United States, which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0.

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