Home to over half of Alaska’s population, Southcentral is a playground of activities from world-class fishing to hiking and wildlife viewing. With mountains and lakes, Southcentral offers the advantages of remote wilderness, but is linked via roads. World-class rainbow trout and salmon shimmer brilliantly, beckoning to prospective anglers. Southcentral has the amenities travelers seek, while serving as a gateway to the wilderness experience.
Copper River Valley
Glennallen provides access to the Wrangell Mountains, a popular destination for backcountry recreation, superb sport fishing, river rafting and Native cultures. Copper Center, which lies a few miles east of Glennallen, is the home of the ranger station for Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve, the largest national park in the United States. If you are looking to visit the historic mining towns of McCarthy and Kennicott, take the Edgerton Highway and McCarthy Road for an exciting drive on a 93-mile paved/gravel road.
Cities & Towns
Glennallen sits at the junction of two of Alaska’s most important highways and serves as a jumping-off point to the largest national park in the United States, Wrangell-St. Elias...
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