Wrangell. Nestled in the heart of Alaska’s Tongass National Forest, Wrangell is a hidden gem with a rich history and breathtaking natural beauty. Visitors can explore the historic Chief Shakes Island and Tribal House, the petroglyphs at Petroglyph Beach, and the Totem Heritage Center. Outdoor enthusiasts will find plenty of opportunities for adventure, including fishing, kayaking, and hiking in the surrounding wilderness. Don’t miss a chance to take a scenic drive along the Stikine River Road or watch for humpback whales and other marine life on a wildlife cruise.