Kennecott Visitor Center
Exhibits, park film, ranger programs, bookstore, backcountry trip planning, park & area information.
Please call us for exact dates that we switch hours, as each season the dates can fluctuate.
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.
Operating Hours for the Kennecott Visitor Center
Last updated: June 11, 2019