Wrangell and surrounding areas are hot spots for viewing birds and other wildlife and is a perfect jumping off point to visit the Stikine river and LeConte glacier, the southern most tidewater glacier in Alaska © AMHS
  • Rich in history, Petroglyph Beach State Historical Park and Chief Shakes Island and Tribal House Historic Monument offer a unique look into the culture of Tlingit Natives.
  • Take an adventure excursion on the mighty Stikine River, the fastest navigable river in North America.
  • Over 100 miles of forest roads offer mountain bikers, hikers, RV'rs and other explorers access to remote lakes, rivers, campsites, and scenic overlooks.
  • Wrangell is the staging area for trips to Anan Bear and Wildlife Observatory to view brown and black bears up close.
  • Visit www.wrangell.com for more information on available activities and accommodations.

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Available routes to and from Wrangell, Alaska

Service Area

Wrangell lies on our regular mainline ferry route which connects Bellingham and Prince Rupert to ports along the Inside Passage, all the way to Haines and Skagway. Wrangell receives ferry service five days per week most of the year. Only a six hour ferry ride from Ketchikan, three hours from Petersburg, or twelve hours from Juneau, a trip to Wrangell is easy for visitors and residents alike. The ferry route between Wrangell and Petersburg is spectacular as you transit the Wrangell Narrows, famous for its many navigational markers.

Wrangell, Alaska © Wrangell Convention & Visitors Bureau

Trip Ideas

Below are some ideas to help you plan your trip to Alaska. Please note that availability and routing on your particular date of travel may vary from the suggested itinerary.