McCarthy, Kennecott, & the Kennicott Valley

The Heart of America's Largest National Park!

Wrangell St. Elias National Park signWelcome to the Kennicott Valley and the Wrangell St. Elias National Park! **

The Wrangell St. Elias National Park is big! 13.2 million acres big to be exact. That's six times the size of Yellowstone! Within its boundaries are found an immense variety of geological features, plant life, wildlife, and some of the most pristine wilderness left in the world today. On this site you will find valuable information about visiting America's largest national park, from transportation, lodging, and activity options to human and natural history information and beautiful photos to help you get excited about your trip!

A trip to the Wrangell St. Elias National Park can be the adventure of a lifetime. We know Alaska is a big place and hope you find the information you're looking for. If not, feel free to contact us with any questions you have.

See you in the Wrangells!


Glacier hikers on the Root GlacierKennecott concentration millRafting the Kennicott RiverIce climbing on the Root Glacier


**Why is Kennecott spelled sometimes with an "i" and sometimes with an "e"?



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