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The Ultimate Wrangell-St. Elias National Park Quiz
by Staff
The largest national park in the United States by far, Wrangell-St. Elias National Park is worth the trip. Located in one of the last few places that you can truly call a wilderness, this national park is larger than Switzerland. Enjoy various activities and explore its tall mountain ranges and tranquil lakes. Take this quiz to learn more about Wrangell-St. Elias National Park.

Where is the Wrangell-St. Elias National Park located?

  • Canada
  • Alaska
  • Montana

What is a feature of Wrangell-St. Elias National Park?

  • a glacier
  • mountains
  • both of the above

Wrangell-St. Elias National Park is also known as:

  • Mountain Kingdom of North America
  • Glacier Kingdom of North America
  • Snowy Kingdom of North America

Wrangell-St. Elias National Park has the world's:

  • tallest coastal range
  • tallest mountain range
  • coldest mountain range

How tall are the tallest mountains in Wrangell-St Elias National Park?

  • over 8,000 feet
  • over 12,000 feet
  • over 16,000 feet

When was Wrangell-St. Elias National Park founded?

  • in the 1900s
  • in the 1950s
  • in the 1980s

What type of wildlife will you see at Wrangell-St. Elias National Park?

  • mountain goat
  • Dall sheep
  • both of the above

What sets Wrangell-St. Elias National Park apart from the Himalayas?

  • Much of Wrangell-St. Elias National Park is still undiscovered.
  • Wrangell-St. Elias National Park has more difficult climbs.
  • both of the above

The two small towns close to Wrangell-St. Elias National Park were first founded for:

  • mining
  • the Inuit
  • hikers and mountain climbers

The two small towns at the entrance of Wrangell-St. Elias National Park are currently used:

  • by Native Americans
  • for scientific discovery expeditions
  • for hiking, climbing, rafting and kayaking adventures

What type of fruit can you find in Wrangell-St. Elias National Park?

  • blueberries
  • apples
  • cherries

What will you find at the Kennicott Town Site?

  • a cemetery
  • a historic mining town
  • remnants of Inuit igloos

Malaspina Glacier is so big you can only take a picture of it in its entirety:

  • at the top of Mount Malaspina
  • by helicopter
  • by satellite

What type of mineral can you still find at Wrangell St. Elias National Park?

  • gold
  • copper
  • both of the above

How can you get across the Kennicott River ?

  • bridge
  • tram
  • boat

During its mining heyday, what was the population of McCarthy?

  • 500 people
  • 1,000 people
  • 3,000 people

How far away is Wrangell-St. Elias National Park from Anchorage, Alaska?

  • a few hours drive
  • half a day drive
  • a full day drive

What type of accommodation is available at Wrangell-St. Elias National Park?

  • hotel
  • bed and breakfast
  • both of the above

What type of activities are available at Wrangell-St. Elias National Park?

  • lake fishing and kayaking
  • skiing and bungee jumping
  • both of the above

What bird will you likely hear at Wrangell-St. Elias National Park?

  • loon
  • bald eagle
  • both of the above