Road Conditions/Construction:

  • FS Road 6276, which is located near the end of the Fool’s Inlet Road, is partially washed out. It is passable but use caution.
  • Starting next week work will begin on a fish passage pipe on FS Road 6260 road, which is a short spur off the Nemo Loop Road. The road will be closed for 1-2 weeks during construction.
  • Fall road grading on Wrangell Island should start in the next few weeks.

Logging Traffic:                 

  • On Etolin Island, there are logging operations around Anita Bay. Be cautious of log haul from the Fish Trap Road (FS 51540) and from the Mosman area (FS road 6546) to the LTF and watch for log barge loading at the LTF.
  • On Zarembo Island, log haul has concluded, but there may be some clean-up activities around St John’s LTF, and road maintenance work along the Middle Road 6590 and the Frenchie Road 52026.

Recreational Reminders:              

  • On the Rainbow Falls trail, a trail bridge before the falls is broken and unstable due to a fallen tree. Please use caution right now; we hope to repair it this fall.

Community Information:

  • Between now and October 31st, Alaska Department of Fish & Wildlife staff are on site at the Wrangell Forest Service office. Contact them at 907-660-7108 for hunt check-ins and questions related to hunting and trapping.
  • Federal subsistence harvest permits for fish & wildlife are being issued at the District office. To speed up the process, it helps if you call the Wrangell District front desk at 874-2323 beforehand so it can be prepared before pickup. Please remember to return your reports. There is now a drop box outside of the District Office where you can return them.
  • The Wrangell Ranger District reminds hunters that it is illegal and unsafe to shoot from, across or along roadways.
  • And with moose season upon us, the Wrangell Ranger District reminds people that there are free permits available at the district office for possession and/or use of motorized winches and chainsaws in the Stikine-LeConte Wilderness.
  • If you are going to be parking a vehicle long-term at Roosevelt Harbor, please contact the front desk at 874-2323 to provide vehicle information and receive a vehicle sticker. Having an inventory of vehicles parked in the area is the first step in a planned improvement project for Roosevelt. (


This announcement is courtesy of KSTK and your Wrangell Ranger District.