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Kennicott Glacier Lodge

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Kennicott Glacier Lodge is a a welcome retreat located in the middle of the largest swath of designated wilderness in the United States, as well as the only lodge located in the historic copper mining town of Kennicott. Stay in the main lodge or the newer south wing for a comfortable room and access to fantastic cuisine in the dining hall. Your days in Kennicott can be spent on flight safari adventures, or setting out on any number of hiking trails in the region. Root Glacier, one of the most accessible glaciers in the US, is located nearby. Mountain biking and river rafting options are available, as well.

The main lodge offers mountain view and forest view rooms for travelers. These all include shared bathroom facilities that are private enclosed spaces. The newer rooms in the south wing offer private en-suite bathrooms. The dining area serves a light continental breakfast or full buffet breakfast depending on the guests' preference. Lunch and dinner are also available.


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The lodge setting View from the porch Main Lodge Rooms Reception View of the lodge The old Kennicott mine South Wing Room Root Glacier Hike


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Alaska Backcountry Adventure

7 Day Itinerary
  • Hike the Wrangell-St. Elias Park
  • Basecamp in an alpine magic-land
  • Walk and ice climb Root Glacier
  • Stay in the historic Kennicott town
Camping, Hiking, Land, Wilderness Lodge
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14 Day Itinerary
  • Hike & camp Alaska's backcountry
  • Kayak & camp near Columbia Glacier
  • Walk and ice climb on Root Glacier
  • Raft down the Kennicott River
Camping, Hiking, Land, Whitewater Rafting, Wildlife Viewing
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The trip might have been the absolute best of our lifetime (thus far). We particularly want to commend our guide Peter in the Guilin area-he was so incredibly attentive, energetic, enthusiastic-and absolutely dedicated to ensuring that our meals were 100% vegetarian.
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