Wrangell Sentinel -

By Dan Rudy 

New signs pointing the way to Mt. Dewey trailhead


Dan Rudy/ Wrangell Sentinel

A view of Wrangell as seen from Mount Dewey in April.

Towering over town as it does, Mount Dewey is just about impossible to miss while in Wrangell. The feature draws visitors about 400 feet up to its summit throughout the year, with a viewing platform there offering a unique view both of the town and of the surrounding islands.

The quarter-mile boardwalk trail winding its way up to the platform also offers glimpses of the Back Channel, scattered muskegs and the industrial park. It makes for a short but active climb, and so has proven popular with visitors and residents alike. But getting to the trail can be tricky for those unfamiliar with th...

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