The North Wrangell Pond Shelter on Wrangell Island is a 3-sided shelter accessible via a 0.4 mile spur off the North Wrangell Trail.
At a Glance
Reservations not required
Directions: To access the short spur to the Pond Shelter on the North Wrangell Trail: Option 1 - 4.1 miles from the Rainbow Falls Trailhead via Rainbow Falls Trail to Institute Creek Trail to North Wrangell Trail. Option 2 - 2.0 miles from the North Wrangell Trailhead on the Spur Road Extension.
Excellent opportunity for snowshoeing and backcountry skiing in winter. Use caution in lower elevations as boardwalk will be snow covered and icy. Shelter is not a four season shelter and does not provide a heat source.