Edgerton Highway is a minor highway in the
U.S. state of Alaska that extends
33 miles (55 km) from the Richardson Highway near Copper
Center to the town of Chitina.
McCarthy Road, within the Wrangell-Saint Elias National Park and
Preserve, is a 58-mile (94-km) extension from Chitina to
The Edgerton Highway at about milepost
The Edgerton Highway, named for U.S.
Major Glenn Edgerton, a member of the
, follows an old pack trail along the Copper River
, and is paved. The
popular dip-net salmon
fishery in Chitina causes the highway to be
fairly heavily used in summer. It is part of Alaska Route 10