Best Camping in Alaska

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Alaska, Prince of Wales-Hyder County

00 :03 hrs
0.1 mi
0.99300003 ft
Unknown

Located in Hyder Alaska, this campground is for tent or small trailer camping. It is a prime location for exploring and recreating the area. Campers have access to picnic tables, restrooms, showers, firepits, and laundry facilities. The cost per night is $18.

2

Alaska, Kenai Peninsula County

00 :10 hrs
0.5 mi
1.816 ft
Unknown

Resurrection RV Park is located in the city of Seward and is one of many RV Camping locations. They have RV sites on a first come, first serve basis. No tent camping is allowed. They have electric hookups in some of the sites. Campers have access to showers, restrooms, a dump station, and free wifi. During the winter there is no water or trash service.

3

Alaska, Fairbanks North Star County

00 :27 hrs
1.3 mi
3.4199982 ft
Unknown

This campground sits in a spruce/birch forest in the Harding Lake State Recreation Area. 78 sites are available for tent or trailer camping on a first come, first serve basis. A limit of 6 people and 2 vehicles per site is allowed. Each site contains a fire ring and picnic table. Campers have access to toilets, drinking water, picnic sites, a dump station, and a boat launch. There is fishing for lake trout, arctic char, and burbot. Hiking trails and areas for baseball, volleyball, and horseshoes are available.

4

Alaska, Kenai Peninsula County

00 :11 hrs
0.5 mi
13.341003 ft
Unknown

Cooper Creek Campground is located in the Chugach National Forest. There is a north and a south loop. 26 total sites are available for tent or trailer camping. Campers have access to water, toilets, tables, fire pits, and dumpsters. This is bear country so please store all food in a storage locker or your vehicle. During the off-season, there is no water, no trash service, and no fees. Reservations can be made during the peak season at recreation.gov.

5

Alaska, Ketchikan Gateway County

00 :11 hrs
0.5 mi
23.337 ft
Unknown

Settlers Cove is nestled in a charming spot in Clover Passage. The water here is very popular with kayakers. 13 sites are available for tent or trailer camping on a first come, first serve basis. Campers have access to toilets, drinking water, picnic sites, and hiking trails. The Lunch Falls Loop provides access over and beyond Lunch Creek.

6

Alaska, Prince of Wales-Hyder County

00 :05 hrs
0.2 mi
7.2660007 ft
Unknown

Camp Run-A-Muck is located in Hyder, Alaska and is surrounded by beautiful scenery. They have a family friendly atmosphere and work great as a base camp for exploring and recreation. Campers have access to full hookups, picnic tables, laundry facilities, bathrooms, and showers. No tent camping is available here but is just down the street at Sealaska Inn.

7

Alaska, Kenai Peninsula County

00 :11 hrs
0.5 mi
12.923981 ft
Unknown

Tenderfoot Campground sits in a spruce/hemlock forest on Summit Lake, near Summit Lake Lodge. 35 sites are available for tent or trailer camping. Campers have access to drinking water, toilets, tables, dumpsters, fire pits, and a boat ramp. During the summer reservations are recommended. During the off-season, there are no services available and campers must pack out all garbage. The cost per night is $18.

8

Alaska, Valdez

00 :09 hrs
0.4 mi
3.5939994 ft
Unknown

Valdez KOA has glacier-caked peaks that dominate the views in all directions and a pristine stream that flows right through the campground. You can charter a local guide to fish world-class waters for salmon and halibut. They have tent or trailer sites, there are also camping cabins, a dump station, laundry, and a dumpster.

9

Alaska, Kodiak Island County

00 :04 hrs
0.1 mi
13.573 ft
Unknown

This campground is located at Pasagshak River State Recreation Site where campers have public access to the lower section of Pasahshak River for fishing. The road getting there is one of the very few roads on the island and it has picturesque and dramatic scenery along the way. 12 total sites are available for tent or trailer camping on a first come, first serve basis. The max trailer length is 40 feet long. The campground is primitive camping that is undeveloped with a hand-pump well for drinking water and 3 latrines. Campers must pack out all their trash.

10

Alaska, Valdez-Cordova County

00 :15 hrs
0.7 mi
1.9510193 ft
Unknown

Dry Creek Campground is located 4 miles north of Glennallen on the Richardson Highway. 50 total sites are available for tent or trailer camping on a first come, first serve basis. There is no max limit for RVs/trailer and campers have access to toilets, drinking water, and picnic sites. Fishing and hiking are the main attractions here.

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