Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve
BASE CAMP KENNICOTT
at the Wrangell-St. Elias Gateway! 
Mile 59.4 McCarthy Road End

Where Your Adventure Begins!



 

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Many thanks to all of our 2020 season customers!


RESERVATIONS ARE NOT REQUIRED. 
If you have a large group or specific needs, you may wish to contact us in advance. 

 

 

 

2021 SEASON : Open MAY 21 through Sept 15, 2021

RESERVATIONS ARE NOT REQUIRED
Check in with the camp host when you arrive.

RESERVATIONS ARE NOT REQUIRED
PARK or CAMP at the McCarthy Road's End 
by the Footbridge -- Mile 59.4Gorgeous scenery on the Kennicott Glacier Lake 
and the Kennicott RiverUncrowded, Open Camping Sites
Tents/Cars/Trailers/RVs (no hook-ups)
Please come self-contained as there are no hookups or dump stations.  
2021 SEASON RATES
Parking 24 hr- $10 per day (per vehicle)
Parking Short Term  (0-4 hrs)- $5
Camping - Basic: $25 per day 
Vehicle up to 25 feet in length - 2 tents max
More than 2 tents, $10 per tent additional
Typically includes Motorcycle with tent trailer, Car /Van with small trailer, Smaller Motorhomes and Pickups not towing trailers

Camping - Oversize: $40 per day
Vehicles over 25 feet in length - 2 tents max
More than 2 tents, $10 per tent additional
Typically includes Mid-sized to Larger Motorhomes,  
Pickups/Vans towing trailers/5th wheels
For extra large groups, inquire with the Camp Host upon arrival
Check in any time - night drop available
 Check out the next day by 1:00
Major US credit cards accepted

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COVID-19 UPDATE
Alaska is now open for tourism!
We understand that visitors have varying
levels of concern/opinions related to Covid-19 and
risk factors are not the same for everyone.
Base Camp Kennicott asks that ALL visitors simply be
respectful to others.
For instance, if a visitor expresses a need for distance,
please honor that request.
We encourage guests to follow safe practices regarding Covid-19.
We appreciate your cooperation!

 

Questions?  Send email to:  basecampkennicott@gmail.com

Summer season phone (907) 554-1062 
Please, this number is
for Emergency Contact ONLY

Base Camp Kennicott
Mile 59.4  McCarthy Road
McCarthy Alaska

End of the McCarthy road near the footbridge