See the Aurora Borealis!

The light show of a lifetime

This nighttime event is coming soon

Only seen around the Arctic Circle, the northern lights are a breathtaking site like no other. It's worth the cold wait to see a rainbow of swiftly moving colors dance before your eyes!

The Aurora Borealis

Wednesday, Jan. 14th 2015 at 12am

Wrangell-Saint Elias National Park and Preserve, United States

AK

Preparations

  • Dress for the cold climate
  • Come anytime from late November to March
  • Travel by plane to avoid crossing countries
  • Make sure to be near or in the arctic circle

Telling the Difference

Make sure to know the difference between the Aurora Borealis and the Aurora Australis! Even though both auroras are formed the same way on either side of the earth, the Borealis is located in the north, and the Australis in the south.