About The Tour
Your tour will be unique, partly dependent on weather and season,
but planned opportunities include:
- View and photograph Wrangell Mountain vistas.
- Visit active beaver lodges and dams to explore how these busy engineers transform their woodland home.
- Observe the intricate details of native plants and wildflowers.
- Discover the boreal forest, discover one of the largest organisms on Earth, and America’s smallest mammal.
- Discover local plants with edible, poisonous, or medicinal properties.
- Examine mammal skins and skulls and explore how these wild animals are linked in the circle of life.
- Witness the grandeur Mt. Wrangell - of one of the largest active shield volcanoes in North America.
- Wonder at the amazing migration of Copper River salmon and its impact on life in the Copper River Valley.
- Marvel at the local bird life, and if you're lucky (in June) visit an active great horned owl nest with young.
Draw inspiration from the region, with growing appreciation for its life, its history, and its geologic origins.
Facilities and Cautions
Facilities are rustic. Enjoy your easy 1/2 mile walk to Tonsina Bluffs on trails that are bare earth or covered with wood chips. Log or wood benches are provided along the way. Although the trails are not challenging, the wilderness can be. It is vital to stay with the group and follow the instructions of the guide at all times. Outhouse-style restrooms are available.
What to Bring on Your Adventure
What to Bring:
What is Provided: