Welcome to America’s largest National Park! We were only able to spend a couple of hours here at the Park Visitor Center as we drove through to Valdez. A person could spend a lifetime exploring the mountains and ice fields. We really wanted to go to the Kennicott National Landmark (which is inside the NP), but it would have taken about 6 hours of driving just to get there…so we’re putting it on our “next time” list.
In the picture above you’re actually looking at a huge mountain range …you just can’t see them because it was cloudy. Just to give you an idea of how big this park really is…six Yellowstones could fit inside Wrangell St. Elias! That’s huge! Most of it is still wild without roads or trails.
The visitor center at this NP was great! It had several hands on displays for kids to actually pick up and touch.
This is a fish wheel! We’ve seen several of them in the rivers and streams. We enjoyed the chance to get a close up look at one. The boys got another Junior Ranger badge! I think they’re up to eight now with two from Canada.
Well, that’s all the time we had for this amazing National Park. We would love the chance to come back and do more exploring!
See y’all on the road!