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 Trip:
Liberty Falls

Distance: 2.5 miles out and back

Difficulty: Easier/moderate

Approx. hiking time: 1 - 1.5 hours

Total elevation gain: +349, -80

Best season: June - early September

Access: Mile 24.8 of the Edgerton Highway

Maps: USGS Valdez C-2

Challenges: A few rocky spots requiring attention to footing


A short but rewarding hike of a little over an hour, that features nice views of the Wrangell Mountains and a small lake as the final destination.

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