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Getting Here

Driving Transportation Local Info Lodging

 

"Spirit Mountain Artworks has the best selection of wonderful Alaskan art anywhere. I tell everyone I meet to make the trip - it's worth it!"

Carol S.

Most visitors to Chitina come by private vehicle. Public bus service is also available, and there is a local airport with regular connections to McCarthy and Kennicott, which also have connections to Glennallen and Anchorage by local flight services. There is also ferry service from Whittier to Valdez.

 

View a street and business map of Chitina.

 

Driving Directions

From Glennallen
Drive south 34 miles on the Richardson Highway towards Valdez. Take the Edgerton Highway east. We are located at Mile 33 of the Edgerton Highway, near the confluence of the Copper River and Chitina River, nestled between the Chugach and Wrangell Mountains.

Topographic and road map to Chitina, including Anchorage, Glennallen, Valdez

From Anchorage
Drive 187 miles east on the Glenn Highway to Glennallen. Follow directions from Glennallen.

 

From Valdez
Drive north 83 miles on the Richardson Highway. Pass Tonsina, then take the Edgerton Highway east 33 miles to Chitina.

 

From the AlCan Highway
Drive down the Tok Cutoff to Glennallen. Follow directions from Glennallen.

 

From Fairbanks
Drive south on the Richardson Highway to Glennallen. Follow directions from Glennallen.

 

Transportation

 

Sunset through the hills Old CR&NW Cut Silhouettes,
Beginning of McCarthy Road
Photo by April Bederman

Alaska Backcountry Tours: Local Bus Service
1-866-582-5292 (within Alaska)

 

Alaska Direct Bus Line, Anchorage to Glennallen
1-800-770-6652

 

Ellis Air: Flights from Anchorage

 

Local Air Services

 

 

Aeronautical Information about Chitina Airport

 

Local Information

Chitina Chamber of Commerce

McCarthy-Kennicott Information

 

Greater Copper Valley Chamber of Commerce

 

Copper River Valley Business Listings

 

Lodging

 

Spirit Mountain & river Spirit Mountain & Copper River Dipnetters
Photo by April Bederman

Campgrounds

Liberty Falls State Campground
MilePost 23.7 Edgerton Hwy

 

Copper River State Campground
MilePost 1.5 McCarthy Road (no fee)

 

 

B&Bs

Chitina House B&B

 

Wellwood Center B&B
MilePost 5.7 Edgerton Hwy

 

 

Cabins

Chitina Guest Cabins

 

Swift Creek Cabins
MilePost 57 McCarthy Road

 

Strelna Zephyr Bunkhouse
MilePost 14.5 McCarthy
Box 43, Chitina, AK 99566
Ph: 907-259-3055

 

 

Hotel & Restaurant

 

Gilpatrick's Hotel Chitina
Main Street, Chitina
Ph: 907-823-2244 or 907-835-5542

 

 

Motel

 

Uncle Tom's Tavern
Milepost 33.5 Edgerton Hwy
Chitina, AK 99566
Ph: 907-823-2253

 

Chitina from above Downtown Chitina from Cannon Hill
Photo by April Bederman

RV Parks

Kenny Lake RV Park
MilePost 7.2 Edgerton Hwy.
HC 60 Box 230
Copper Center, AK 99573
knnnylake@alaska.net

 

RV Park (Chitina Native Corporation)
MilePost 28.5
Box 3, Chitina, AK 99566-0003
Ph: 907-823-2223
Fax: 907-823-2202

 

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