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"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.




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


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




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


Liberty Falls State Campground
MilePost 23.7 Edgerton Hwy


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




Chitina House B&B


Wellwood Center B&B
MilePost 5.7 Edgerton Hwy




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





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


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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