Wrangell St. Elias Nat’l Park Where To Stay

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This cab­in is locat­ed in the Nabesna Riv­er val­ley approx­i­mate­ly 13 miles south­east of Nabesna, or approx­i­mate­ly 20 miles by snow­ma­chine trail from the Nabesna Road. Rus­tic Cab­in, 12×16. Use is on a first-come, first-served basis.

24′ x 36′ cab­in that sleeps 8. The cab­in loca­tion per­mits off- trail hiking/​exploring in the direc­tion of Mount Drum and fish­ing in Chelle Lake.

This cab­in is nes­tled in a glacial val­ley on the upper Chiti­na Riv­er. No rental fee, first-come, first-served. 

These cab­ins are locat­ed on the north shore of the Chiti­na Riv­er about 15 miles south of McCarthy. No reser­va­tions or rental fee, first-come first-served. 

8′ x 10′ Cab­in 18 miles east of McCarthy, about 12 mile south of the Chi­ti­s­tone Riv­er. No reser­va­tions required, no rental fee. 

The cab­in is locat­ed between May and Chi­ti­tu Creek, approx­i­mate­ly 11.5 miles south­east of McCarthy. First-Come, First-Served. Access by plane only. 

Cab­ins are locat­ed 14 miles east of McCarthy on a grav­el bar of the Chi­ti­s­tone Riv­er sur­round­ed by tow­er­ing cliffs. Use is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Quaint cab­in ren­o­vat­ed in 2000, locat­ed about 14 mile north of the Nabesna Road.

A quar­ter mile from the air strip on the oppo­site side of Lit­tle Esker Stream

11′ x 15′ cab­in in the his­toric min­ing set­tle­ment of Chisana

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Cabin & Vacation Rentals View All

Season: May 16 to Sep 19 $225+

This pri­vate lodg­ing busi­ness may be the ulti­mate way for inde­pen­dent trav­el­ers to stay in the famous­ly just-off-the-grid McCarthy. They’re locat­ed just before the foot­bridge lead­ing into town, so you can park your car right by your pri­vate guest house —with­out the has­sle of park­ing and hav­ing your stuff schlepped over the bridge. A favorite among locals and vis­i­tors alike, the mod­ern guest hous­es have great views of the Wrangell St. Elias  ...more

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Adventure Lodges View All

Season: May 29 to Sep 06 $210+

The Alaskan Ken­ni­cott Glac­i­er Lodge is a repli­ca of one of the his­toric cop­per-min­ing build­ings. It’s a lux­u­ri­ous prop­er­ty that sits in the heart of the ghost town and the cen­ter of Wrangell-St. Elias Nation­al Park and Pre­serve, sur­round­ed by spruce and moun­tains. Curl up by the fire­place with a book, enjoy the home-cooked meals, and linger with a glass of wine on the deck that near­ly juts out over the Ken­ni­cott Glac­i­er. Choose from either the  ...more

Season: May 16 to Sep 19 $225+

This pri­vate lodg­ing busi­ness may be the ulti­mate way for inde­pen­dent trav­el­ers to stay in the famous­ly just-off-the-grid McCarthy. They’re locat­ed just before the foot­bridge lead­ing into town, so you can park your car right by your pri­vate guest house —with­out the has­sle of park­ing and hav­ing your stuff schlepped over the bridge. A favorite among locals and vis­i­tors alike, the mod­ern guest hous­es have great views of the Wrangell St. Elias  ...more

Season: May 15 to Sep 15 $259+

Want to find out where Alaskans take their vis­i­tors? Vis­it McCarthy Lodge and the Ma John­son Hotel for an expe­ri­ence Nation­al Geo­graph­ic calls authen­tic, sus­tain­able, mem­o­rable.” McCarthy offers small-town charm nes­tled among spec­tac­u­lar glac­i­ers and moun­tains – in a nation­al park twice the size of Denali. Equal­ly impres­sive is that it is the only accom­mo­da­tion and restau­rant rec­om­mend­ed by Miche­lin Guide for the McCarthy-Ken­ni­cott area. It’s  ...more

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Wilderness Lodges View All

Season: May 01 to Sep 30 $2,000+ all-inclusive packages per person, per night 4+ Nights

The Ulti­ma Thule Lodge offers you two extremes — though extremes of the best kind pos­si­ble. This unique and pri­vate lodge is one of the most lux­u­ri­ous places to stay in Alas­ka — they’ve host­ed both the rich and famous — but it’s also tucked inside the vast wilds of the nation’s largest, and most remote, nation­al park. Sec­ond gen­er­a­tion hosts, Paul and Don­na Claus (he an inter­na­tion­al­ly revered bush pilot, she a retired ski rac­er and first class chef)  ...more

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Hotels & Lodges View All

Season: May 15 to Sep 15 $259+

Want to find out where Alaskans take their vis­i­tors? Vis­it McCarthy Lodge and the Ma John­son Hotel for an expe­ri­ence Nation­al Geo­graph­ic calls authen­tic, sus­tain­able, mem­o­rable.” McCarthy offers small-town charm nes­tled among spec­tac­u­lar glac­i­ers and moun­tains – in a nation­al park twice the size of Denali. Equal­ly impres­sive is that it is the only accom­mo­da­tion and restau­rant rec­om­mend­ed by Miche­lin Guide for the McCarthy-Ken­ni­cott area. It’s  ...more

Season: May 29 to Sep 06 $210+

The Alaskan Ken­ni­cott Glac­i­er Lodge is a repli­ca of one of the his­toric cop­per-min­ing build­ings. It’s a lux­u­ri­ous prop­er­ty that sits in the heart of the ghost town and the cen­ter of Wrangell-St. Elias Nation­al Park and Pre­serve, sur­round­ed by spruce and moun­tains. Curl up by the fire­place with a book, enjoy the home-cooked meals, and linger with a glass of wine on the deck that near­ly juts out over the Ken­ni­cott Glac­i­er. Choose from either the  ...more

Season: May 01 to Sep 30 $2,000+ all-inclusive packages per person, per night 4+ Nights

The Ulti­ma Thule Lodge offers you two extremes — though extremes of the best kind pos­si­ble. This unique and pri­vate lodge is one of the most lux­u­ri­ous places to stay in Alas­ka — they’ve host­ed both the rich and famous — but it’s also tucked inside the vast wilds of the nation’s largest, and most remote, nation­al park. Sec­ond gen­er­a­tion hosts, Paul and Don­na Claus (he an inter­na­tion­al­ly revered bush pilot, she a retired ski rac­er and first class chef)  ...more

Season: May 16 to Sep 19 $225+

This pri­vate lodg­ing busi­ness may be the ulti­mate way for inde­pen­dent trav­el­ers to stay in the famous­ly just-off-the-grid McCarthy. They’re locat­ed just before the foot­bridge lead­ing into town, so you can park your car right by your pri­vate guest house —with­out the has­sle of park­ing and hav­ing your stuff schlepped over the bridge. A favorite among locals and vis­i­tors alike, the mod­ern guest hous­es have great views of the Wrangell St. Elias  ...more

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