North Wrangell High Country Shelter

The North Wrangell High Country Shelter on Wrangell Island is a 3-sided shelter accessible by hiking the North Wrangell Trail. Located at the highest point along the trail, the site provides excellent views of the mainland and surrounding islands. .

At a Glance

Reservations: Reservations not required
Fees None
Usage: Moderate
Closest Towns: Wrangell
Water: No
Restroom: Outhouse
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions: Option 1 - 3.5 miles from the Rainbow Falls Trailhead via Rainbow Falls Trail to Institute Creek Trail to North Wrangell Trail for a 2,500 foot elevation gain. Option 2 - 2.6 miles from the North Wrangell Trailhead on the Spur Road Extension for a 2,000 foot elevation gain.

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