Living in isolation offers perhaps the best opportunity for mind control. Of course, it also takes a strong personality to wield such control over those around you. Robert “Bobby” Hale had such a strong personality, and he found the seclusion he needed to control and manipulate his growing family in Wrangell-St. Elias National Park in Alaska.
Wrangell-St. Elias National Park & Preserve
Considering a change of career, and looking for something quite unusual? Consider heading to Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve in Alaska to oversee guided tours of the historic buildings at Kennecott Mines National Historic Landmark.
Not even Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve is too far off the beaten path not to have a film festival. Come April 23, the park will show the Far North Conservation Film Festival, which celebrates films about the "conservation and sustainability of wildlife, wild places, and cultures from around the world."
A Canadian Park Grizzly Study Underscores the Need to Minimize Human-Caused Mortality in Highway-Served Peripheral Areas
A study in Canada's Kluane National Park and Reserve investigated grizzly bear habitat and mortality losses in peripheral areas that function as "attractive sinks."
Six times the size of Yellowstone, 25 percent covered in glacial ice, and home to an active volcano, Wrangell-St..Elias generates some wonderful numbers.
For most, a national park vacation entails booking a room in a lodge or reserving a spot in a campground, arriving at the park and checking in, and then spending a number of days hiking, paddling, or traveling the park to view various sites, whether they focus on waterfalls, geysers, deep forests, museums, or cultural focal points. Here are some alternatives to that approach, some pricey, some not so.