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This is a great shot (above) taken from the deck at Kennicott Glacier Lodge. Kennicott is your base camp when you visit the historic mining district, in the heart of Wrangell-St. Elias National Park. Delicious family-style meals. Comfy accommodations and gracious hospitality. Come between May 27 and June 15 and stay for as little as $99 per night (Main Lodge, Forest View rooms). Book online using the promo code “Early Summer 17.” Questions? Call (907)258-2350.
If you’re driving from Anchorage, it’s a good five-hour drive to Chitina, which is on the banks of the Copper River. TIP: F-L-Y the last 60 miles with Wrangell Mountain Air (pictured, right). The trip from Chitina is a great flightseeing trip over mountain passes and glaciers. Plus, you’ll get a bird’s-eye view of the historic mining district sandwiched between the mountains and the glaciers! Call Wrangell Mountain Air: (800) 478-1160. Also, choose from a variety of flightseeing trips from McCarthy–including wilderness fly-outs!
While you’re there in Kennicott, count on St. Elias Alpine Guides to show you around. They have glacier hikes, history tours and awesome fly-n-float trips on the Kennicott River. !! The NEWEST adventure is a fly-in kayak trip to the face of the Nizina Glacier (pictured, left). Call St. Elias Alpine Guides: 888-933-5427.
Call Kennicott Glacier Lodge for reservations now: (907)258-2350.