A fisher's paradise

Discover America’s largest National Park, Wrangell-St. Elias, with its towering peaks and fish for the most famous salmon in the world in the Copper River. In the area you’ll also find the Kennicott Mines National Historic Landmark, considered the best remaining example of a copper mine from the last century. Rich in Native Alaska traditions, the valley is home to a vibrant Athabascan culture.

  • Points of Interest

    • Copper River
    • Gulkana River
    • Kennecott Mines Historic National Landmark
    • Klutina River
    • Prince William Sound
    • Trans-Alaska Pipeline
    • Wrangell-St. Elias National Park
  • Activities

    • ATVing
    • Boating
    • Dog sledding
    • Fishing
    • Glacier hiking
    • Kayaking
    • Rafting

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Featured Copper River Valley and Copper Center Tours

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Grand Circle Self-Drive Tour - 1CB
9 Days / 8 Nights
$1,999.00: Save $600 per couple (May Value)
$2,299.00 (Value Rate)
$2,549.00 (Peak Rate)
$2,249.00: Save $600 per couple (Peak)
$1,999.00: Save $600 per couple (Sept Value)
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