Activities

Kennicott Glacier Lodge is the perfect place to stay if you want to explore the Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and the Kennicott National Historic Landmark and there are many fantastic activities to do in an around Kennicott, AK.

  • Glacier Hiking and Ice Climbing

    The Root Glacier is one of the few easily accessible glaciers in Alaska and it is just a 1 ½ mile hike from our lodge. Half day and full day guided glacier hikes and ice climbing trips take you right onto the glacier so you can explore the moulons, fathomless blue pools, and crevasses of this glacial river of ice. Learn More

  • Explore the Historic Town

    Be sure to explore the historic copper mining town of Kennicott. There are over 40 remaining building, many of which are open to the public.  Learn More

  • Flightseeing

    One of the best ways to experience the immensity of America's largest National Park is to go on a flight seeing trip in a small plane.  Learn More

  • River Rafting

    Continue your exploration with an exhilarating river rafting trip through the national park, where you encounter once-in-a-lifetime views of wildlife and remote natural areas.  Learn More

  • Alpine Hiking

    Hikers love the Kennicott area, home to breathtaking alpine hiking. For a strenuous but rewarding adventure, hike 10 miles roundtrip to the historic Bonanza, Jumbo, or Erie mines at the top of the mountains behind Kennicott. Learn More

  • Mountain Biking

    Mountain biking trails are abundant around the lodge, with the Wrangell-St. Elias National Park offering long gravel roads for hours of fun. For a shorter ride, try the historic wagon road trail between Kennicott and McCarthy. Learn More