Park Service slates new visitors center for Wrangell-St. Elias

WRANGELL, Alaska -- The National Park Service will open a $7.6 million visitors center across the Copper River from Wrangell-St. Elias National Park next summer.

Wrangell-St. Elias, a day's drive east of Anchorage, is the nation's largest park and has the continent's largest assemblage of glaciers.

The visitors center was designed to resemble a village, with small groups of buildings connected by pedestrian trails.

The center will be adjacent to the Richardson Highway south of Glenallen.

For information, call (907) 822-5234.

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