Overview

Located on 200 acres at the gateway to North America’s largest national park, Wrangell-St. Elias, this stunning lodge features outstanding views of the Wrangell-St. Elias mountain range and the Copper and Klutina Rivers. The lodge itself is nestled on a bluff and boasts a wall of windows two stories high to do justice to the dramatic views of towering peaks and the waters from which the famed Copper River salmon hail.

Operating Dates: mid-May through mid-September
Check in: 3pm / Check out: 11am
Number of rooms: 85
General Manager: vacant

Dining and Lounge Venues

Two Rivers Restaurant
Breakfast: 6am – 10am
Dinner: 5pm – 9pm
At Two Rivers restaurant, you’ll find an elegant dining room with mountain and valley views, the perfect complement to the freshest seafood and top-notch preparation.

Whistle Stop Bar & Grill
Lunch & Dinner: 11am – 10:30pm
In addition to a menu full of favorites, the Whistle Stop features wines, cocktails, and many Alaska-brewed beers. Join us for indoor seating or enjoy beautiful views from our spacious patio. TV viewing available.

Dragonfly Espresso
Breakfast: 5:30am – 10:30am
Specialty coffees, pastries and snacks served quick for fueling up when you’re on-the-go.

Restaurant hours are subject to change.

Amenities

Gift Shop – Guest Computers – Northern Lights PhotoSymphony – National Park Ranger Programs – Guest Service Desk – Walking Trails – Horseshoes – Espresso Bar – Complimentary Wireless Internet Access in Main Lodge – Shuttle Service to Wrangell-St. Elias Visitor Center & Ahtna Cultural Center – Shuffleboard – Nightly Flag Ceremony Honoring Military & Veterans

Activities

Copper River Princess Wilderness Lodge offers a variety of optional excursions. The Copper River Valley is rich in Native Alaskan traditions and is the home of a vibrant Athabascan culture. Stroll down to the waters of the Copper River, home to the legendary Copper River red salmon or enjoy an adventure that includes the nation’s largest national park, Wrangell St. Elias National Park and Preserve.

ATV Wilderness Adventure & Hike – Copper Country Discovery Tour – Copper River Scenic Jet Boat Tour – Dog Sled Demonstration & Ride – Field Sketching and WatercolorKennicott Explorer – Prince William Sound Glacier CruiseSalmon Fishing by Jet BoatSalmon Fishing by Raft (Full Day)Salmon Fishing by Raft (Half Day)Scenic ATV Nature Ride – Scenic Wilderness RaftingValdez Coastal Kayak Adventure – Valdez Silver Fishing and Glacier Viewing – Wild & Scenic Backcountry Rafting – Worthington Glacier Hike

Kid-Friendly Activities

Many of the Optional Land Excursions are appropriate for children. The lodge also offers free activities that are great for children.

Card/Board Games – Horseshoes – Park Ranger Programs – Shuffleboard – Walking Trails

Building History

Foundation poured in fall 2000, and lodge construction began in summer 2001. Lodge opened to first guests May 16, 2002.