Attractions

Museum in Kennecott

Kennecott Visitor Center

The center, which sits in the town’s former post office, is done out like a general store. The cans of dusty baked beans are just for show, but you can buy bear spray and outdoor books. Information and a short film …
Museum in McCarthy

McCarthy-Kennecott Historical Museum

This old railroad depot is worth a quick visit to view the historical photographs, mining artifacts and model of McCarthy in its heyday. The road splits at the museum, with one lane bending back 500ft to downtown (s…
Historic Site in Kennecott

Kennecott Mill Town

Pretty much all of Kennecott comprises the mill town and there are dozens of old wood and log buildings that have been restored, stabilized or purposely left in a state of decrepitude. You're welcome to wander aroun…
Glacier in Kennecott

Kennicott Glacier

‘Oh no, they destroyed this valley!’ If you’re like 99% of visitors, that’s exactly what you’ll think as you reach Kennecott and look across the valley at a rolling landscape of dirt and rubble. But no, that isn’t a…
Historic Site in Kennecott

Concentration Mill & Leaching Plant

Was used to process the copper ore through a multistage process. You can only enter the mill on a two-hour tour led by St Elias Alpine Guides, but this is highly recommended both for the stunning views from the top …
Cultural Center in McCarthy

Wrangell Mountain Center

At the end of downtown McCarthy, check out this environmental NGO/community center with summer field courses for university students, arts and science programs for children, writing workshops and interpretative walk…