Kennecott Visitor Center
Exhibits, park film (shown in the General Store), ranger programs, bookstore, backcountry trip planning, park & area information.
Housed in Kennecott's historic Blackburn School, the Kennecott Visitor Center is your information hub for the Kennecott Mines National Historic Landmark in the heart of Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve.
Pick up maps, brochures, and trail descriptions, join a ranger for a history talk or nature walk, or plan your wilderness excursion. The visitor center also hosts a small branch of the Alaska Geographic's bookstore. Stop by to browse our collection.
Kennecott Mill town is located 5 miles from McCarthy, with no vehicle access or shuttle service during the winter. During winter, the only access to Kennecott is via foot or skiing the 5 mile road from McCarthy.
Last updated: March 31, 2021