Hiking Alaska's Wrangell St. Elias

National Park and Preserve

by Greg Fensterman

A companion site to the book published by Falcon Guides®

Wrangell St. Elias National Park
Hiking Tour:
Caribou Creek

Distance: 6.3 miles out and back

Difficulty: easier

Approx. hiking time: 4 hours

Total elevation gain: +900

Best season: June - early September

Access: Trailhead at mile 19.5 of Nabesna Road

Maps: USGS Nabesna C-5

Challenges: None


A fairly straight forward hike on an obvious trail. Some nice views along the way an potential for exploration at the end of the trail.

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