Copper River Valley (Copper Center)

World-Class Salmon Fishing Awaits in Copper River Valley

The Copper River Valley is home to America’s largest national park, Wrangell-St. Elias. Here you can experience whitewater rafting and paddling beneath towering peaks while fishing for legendary Copper River salmon. Journey through Prince William Sound to witness the last tidewater glacier in North America. You can also explore the Kennicott Mines National Historic Landmark, considered the best remaining example of a 20th-century copper mine. The valley is also home to a vibrant Athabascan native 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


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

Destination Map

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