Welcome to Wrangell.
Wrangell Alaska is an authentic working class Alaskan Island community located in the heart of the Tongass National Forest and Southeast Alaska’s Inside Passage. Wrangell’s interesting early history can be experienced at the Wrangell Museum in the Nolan Center, one of the Inside Passage region’s newest museums. Another side of Wrangell’s history can been seen in its impressive collection of totems, more than a dozen are scattered throughout town.
The protected waters in Southeast Alaska are filled with Islands and bays and harbors rich with wildlife just waiting to be explored. The waterways provide excellent sea kayaking and opportunity for exploration by wildlife charter tours.
Wrangell have a variety of excursions to get you up close to glaciers, black and brown bears, eagles, sea lions, harbor seals, whales, salmon and halibut to name a few. Anan Bear and Wildlife Observatory is favorite spot to view brown and black bears feasting on salmon. Located 30 miles southeast of Wrangell on the mainland, Anan Creek is the site of one of the largest pink salmon runs in the Inside Passage.