• Winter in the Wrangells

    Wrangell - St Elias

    National Park & Preserve Alaska

Guided Activities at Kennecott

Take a tour INSIDE the Kennecott Mill

Historic Mill Town Tours
Guided history tours of the abandoned Kennecott Mill Town are conducted daily throughout the summer by St. Elias Alpine Guides.
Length of Tour: 2 hours
Cost: $25 per person

 
glacier hiking
St. Elias Alpine Guides also offers hiking, backpacking, rafting & mountaineering adventures for every age and level of experience.

Join them for a half or full-day hike on the Root Glacier, ice climbing seminar, fly-in hike, river rafting trip or a rugged multi-day adventure into the backcountry of the park.
 
Learn how to ice climb!

Guided day and multi-day adventures throughout the area are also offered by the Kennicott Wilderness Guides.

Join them for a guided day hike, overnight wilderness adventure, rugged mountaineering challenge, or river trip.

 
Take a river trip
McCarthy River Tours and Outfitters offers day and multi-day rafting and multi-sport adventures from their base in the middle of the park.

Join them for a one-day float through icebergs on Kennicott lake and float down the Kennicott River, or for a multi-day adventure deep into the park.
 
mountaineering

Wild Alpine offers a wide array of outdoor activities to meet your desires. Glacier hikes, backcountry adventures, or mountaineering are just some of the opportunities that await you when visiting Kennecott.

 
Teacher's workshop at Kennecott

The Wrangell Mountains Center offers a rich variety of residential and walk-in programs that foster appreciation, understanding, and stewardship of Alaska's wildlands and communities.

Did You Know?

Braided Nabesna River

The Nabesna River was named in 1898 by USGS employees W. J. Peters and A. H. Brooks. The name is derived from the local native name for the Upper Tanana River.