Wild & Historic McCarthy
Welcome to McCarthy Alaska, at the rugged eastern Alaska frontier! Explore and adventure in the historic towns of McCarthy & Kennecott, Alaska, where the purest copper on earth was discovered in 1900. Now these towns sit inside 13 million acre Wrangell-St. Elias National Park & Preserve, America’s largest national park. Getting here is worth the effort! It’s a scenic 8-hour drive east of Anchorage, Alaska or charter plane flight. Here you can experience remarkable, authentic Alaska and incredible wilderness with no crowds, no chain stores, and no national park concessionaire hotels. You will find affordable Alaska vacations, friendly Alaskans, and expert local wilderness guides ready to share the beauty of this region with you. Let’s get started!
Get off the beaten path and far from Denali's crowds
It's a Real Alaska Frontier Out Here!
It’s Time for Real Adventures
In America’s Largest National Park: Wrangell – St! Elias
Located on the eastern edge of the Copper River Watershed, in the heart of Wrangell-St. Elias National Park, McCarthy, and Kennicott are your jump-off point to Alaska’s wildest country.