With the Stikine River (fastest free lowing navigable river in North America) and the Le Conte Glacier, Wrangell is often referred to as Alaska's"Hidden Jewel".
For both the history buff and sport enthusiast the port is a popular tourist destination served year-round by Alaska Marine ferries.
One of the most popular reasons to schedule a stay in Wrangell in July & August is to visit the AnAn Creek Bear & Wildlife Observatory (accessible by either boat or float plane). See both brown & black bears, bald eagles & sea lions.
Whether jet boating; river rafting; sport fishing; flightseeing, golfing (home to the the only regulation USGA rated golf course in Southeast Alaska) or enjoying a jet boat excursions to the glaciers, Wrangell has something for everyone.
Low tide reveals prehistoric stone carvings from beneath the water at Petroglyph Beach.
Another "must see" is Chief Shakes Island & Tribal House which is located in the middle of the harbor
Note that Wrangle is not accessible by road. Ferries, cruise ships and air are the only way into and out of Wrangell.
For travel to Wrangell advance ferry reservations are required