Activities

USE MCCARTHY AS YOUR BASE CAMP AND GO EXPLORING!Ice Climbing

  • Explore three ghost towns (little known Blackburn is just a mile from McCarthy, 3.5 miles from Kennicott).
  • Visit our museum
  • Walk through two historic cemeteries
  • Go on a world-class hike
  • Go flight seeing through the highest concentration of mountains anywhere
  • Go ice hiking or glacier climbing (a great soft adventure for any age – novice and expert alike)
  • Go river rafting (this can also be combined with a flight see.)
  • Tour the historic mill building in Kennicott or the McCarthy Then & Now Tour

After you’re done exploring, you’ll want to hang out in the town of McCarthy!