Copper Center Points of Interest
Points of Interest
Eight signs will guide you through the Copper River watershed landscape. See if you can visit all eight signs on your tour through this upriver basin formed by the ancient, glacial Lake Atna!
Historic Copper Center is one of the oldest non-native communities in Alaska’s Interior. Founded as a government agricultural experimental station, it later served as a transportation center for gold rush prospectors. Also find the interpretive sign where you’ll learn about the local fish species that make their home in different habitat niches of Copper River watershed creeks and rivers.
This 17b Easement provides access to public lands around Klutina Lake across privately owned Native land. A 60-foot wide easement proceeds approximately 23 miles along the Klutina River and bluffs and terminates at a one-acre site easement where visitors can camp and park for up to 24 hours. It is recommended for high clearance or 4‑wheel drive vehicles only. This easement extends about 7 miles through private lands, so camping or parking… ...more