Southeast Alaska Birding Trail Wrangell

Volunteer Park Trails

Watch for Dark-eyed Junco, Hairy Woodpecker, Pacific-slope Flycatcher.

The Volunteer Park Trails are managed by the City of Wrangell and consists of a developed gravel half-mile and one-mile loop trails for hikes through the two main habitats found on Wrangell Island, the dense spruce-hemlock forest and the open muskeg wetland. Interpretive signs provide information on the surrounding habitats. Watch for: Hermit and Varied Thrush, Dark-eyed Junco, Hairy Woodpecker, Pacific-slope Flycatcher, and a variety of other passerines.


Park at the east-end of 2nd Avenue near the ball fields to access the Volunteer Park Trails.

Dark-eyed Junco.
Dark-eyed Junco. Photo: Dave Shaw

Trail Information:

One-mile and 0.5-mile loop trails leads through forest and muskeg habitat. Trail is gravel-surfaced and has interpretive signage.

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