Lodging Partners

Kennicott Glacier Lodge
Located in Kennicott, the lodge is a replica of the historic building and offers incredible views of the Kennicott Glacier and surrounding mountains. They have onsite dining, beer and wine, and rooms with either shared or private baths for guests. All rooms have sinks.  Kennicott Glacier Lodge »

McCarthy Lodge and Ma Johnson’s Hotel
Historic lodge with shared baths located in downtown McCarthy with authentic period décor, onsite fine and casual dining, full bar, liquor store, and a great atmosphere. Rooms are small and thin walled, without locks on the doors or power outlets in the rooms, but they more than make up for it with luxury amenities. Power charging available in the main lobby, and there have been no reports of anything stolen. Breakfast included.    McCarthy Lodge»

Kennicott River Lodge and Hostel
Located near the Kennicott River on the McCarthy Road. You can choose between dormitory style cabins, a private room in the main lodge building, or private cabins with great views of Stairway Icefall. They have shared baths and available outhouses, a communal kitchen and a lounge for guests.    Kennicott River Lodge »

Lancaster’s Backpacker Hotel
Also located in downtown McCarthy, offering shared baths, and simple rooms at a lower rate then Ma Johnson’s Hotel. There is onsite dining, liquor store, and full bar at the Lodge next door.   Lancaster’s Backpacker Hotel »

Currant Ridge Cabins
Located about 3 miles from the Kennicott River on the McCarthy Road, their private cabins include an outdoor deck and sitting area with a BBQ, a full kitchen, private bath, and mountain views, plus a communal large and comfortable lawn area. These beautiful cabins are great for the visitors that would like to “get away from the crowds”. You must have your own car (or other transportation) to stay at Currant Ridge Cabins.    Currant Ridge Cabins »

McCarthy Bed & Breakfast
Located about ½ mile from the Kennicott River on the McCarthy Road, offering private cabins with private bath, a communal kitchen and provided breakfast.    Call Jared at (907) 202-0144 for reservation information

Base Camp Campground – Located at the end of the McCarthy Road, next to the Kennicott River & the pedestrian footbridge.

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
Base Camp Kennicott»

17 Silk Stocking Row
Located in Kennicott 17 Silk Stocking Row is one of the original historic Kennicott homes. It has three bedrooms, a living room, kitchen, small sunporch, bathhouse, and outdoor privy. You can book a single room or the entire cottage.  17 Silk Stocking Row»

Blackburn Cabins
Private cabins located a mile from Downtown McCarthy. Each cabin is tastefully decorated with period decor and has a small kitchenette with a small sink and a cooktop. Shared outdoor bathroom and shower facilities, fire pits, and BBQ’s. Bikes available for use to get to and from Kennicott or McCarthy towns.
Blackburn Cabins»

Camp McCarthy
Wonderful glamping experience in a canvas wall tent accented with log frames and cedar decks and fitted with luxury linens. Located about a mile from the footbridge, it would be best if you had your own vehicle to stay here (not intended for stays if you flew or took a shuttle). Hot showers, clean outhouse, and a shared pavilion to enjoy the amazing views
Camp McCarthy»

McCarthy Cabins
Located 4.5 miles from the footbridge, these cabins require you to have your own transportation. Beautiful and authentic private Alaskan cabins makes you feel like you are living like a local. They are fully and well furnished and have the ability to cook basic meals with a propane cook top. Well maintained outhouses and hot showers are included. There is a “pack it in pack it out” policy, so be prepared to haul out your own garbage and left over food. If you are looking for a quiet cabin experience, make sure to check these out.
McCarthy Cabins»

There are many additional lodging options on AirBnB. Often, you can find some real gems out there. Some of the options may require you to have your own transportation, and most have a shared bathroom or outhouse. Search Kennicott, McCarthy, AK.

A local favorite is Tiny Cabins. Located in the heart of McCarthy, these historic log cabins are run by a lovely couple, and all of the details are well looked after. You’d better be quick to book though, as they sell out quickly.