View of Kennecott River Lodge in McCarthy - Explore McCarthy

Lodging & Camping in McCarthy Alaska

Cabins & Campground for RVs & Tents

Finding great lodging options in McCarthy, Alaska can often be the most difficult part of planning your trip to this historic, eastern Alaska frontier town. We have you covered with affordable lodging options that have million dollar views of Kennecott Glacier, the Wrangell-St. Elias NP, and the town of McCarthy. Enjoy comfortable cabins with glacier views and a large, quiet campsites for RVs and tents. Discounts are available when you book your accommodations and day or multi-day adventures together.

Kennecott River Lodge Cabins and Grounds - Explore McCarthy

Kennecott River Lodge & Cabins

Located just before the end of McCarthy Road, Kennecott River Lodge is the perfect basecamp for exploring McCarthy and Wrangell-St. Elias NP.  The location right before the footbridge into the town means you can drive right up to your accommodation easily and park your car near your cabin. From the lodge you are close enough to easily walk into the historic area of town, check out the museum or grab a bite to eat at The Potato. McCarthy River Tours holds their pre-launch Multi-Day trip meetings here, so if you are booked on one of these awesome multi-day rafting expeditions, it doesn’t get any easier than staying at the lodge!

Glacier View Campground and Grounds - Explore McCarthy

Glacier View Campground

Whether you’re looking for a tent site or a spot to park the RV, our very own Glacier View Campground is a visitor favorite! Enjoy spacious campsites and plenty of authentic Alaska scenery. Our As The Glacier Melts Cafe and ice cream shop is only 1/4 mile away. You can grab a hot and savory coffee from the cafe in the morning, and easily check-in for your day or multi-day adventure. Then end the day on a high note: grab one of our famous burgers and a glacier-cold beer or glass of wine at Glacier View Grill, conveniently next door to the campground.