Alaska State Park Fees

Annual camping passes are no longer available. The program was discontinued in 2004.


NOTE: Starting January 1, 2015, most park fees will increase, including the price of annual passes for daily parking and for boat launching. 2015 passes will be available for purchase December 11, 2014 and will be sold at current prices ($40 each except for second pass to same family which is $20). Starting January 1, 2015 annual passes for daily parking will cost $50 each except for a second pass sold to the same family will be $25.


Annual passes:
  • Daily Parking Pass: $40
  •    Second Daily Parking Pass*: $20

  • Boat Launch Pass: $75
  •    Second Boat Launch Pass*: $40

  • Discount when both passes bought together: $100
  •    (discount of $15)

  • Disabled Veteran's Annual Camping Pass - Free
  •    Check eligibility requirements.

*Second pass discount for same family at same address only. Third and subsequent day use and boat launch passes are full price.

Passes are good for the calendar year and are honored in most state parks.

Note: Some parks are managed by private firms and do not accept day use and boat launch passes. Contact your local park office for more information. Also see the fee listing by facility for more information.


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Individual Fees:

Nightly camping: $10 to $28 per night
Daily parking: $5 to $10 per vehicle
Boat launches: $5 to $15 per day
Sanitary dump station: $5
Firewood: $8 maximum per bundle where available
Guided tours of historic sites: $2 to $10

See a listing of fees by facility

Need more information?

Check out our page on FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions!




Cabins

Public use cabins:

For additional information, go to the public use cabins section.


Northern
  • Quartz Lake SRA, near Delta Junction: $35
  •    Ice fishing huts, $20 per day
  • Fielding Lake SRA, near Delta Junction: $45 per night
  • Birch Lake SRS, near Fairbanks: $45 per night;
  •    ice fishing huts, $20 per day
  • Chena River SRA; near Fairbanks:
  •    Trail Access Cabins $35 per night
  •    Road Access Cabins $60 per night
  •    Salcha River SRS, near Fairbanks: $35 per night

Mat-Su/Copper Basin
  • Nancy Lake SRA, Willow:
  •    Lynx Lake cabins: $45 per night
  •    Nancy Lake, James Lake, and Red Shirt Lake cabins: $55 per night
  •    Bald Lake cabin: $70 per night
  • Denali SP, Byers Lake, near Trapper Creek: $70 per night
  •     Stay limit of 7 consecutive nights per month; 4 person capacity limit. This cabin is under private management.

Kodiak
  • Afognak Island SP, Kodiak: $45 per night
  • Shuyak Island SP, Kodiak: $80 per night

Chugach

  Bird Creek Campground:
  • Beluga Cabin, Chugach: $65 per night
  •    Stay limit of three consecutive nights or one weekend per month.
  • Bore Tide Cabin, Chugach: $95 per night
  •    Stay limit of three consecutive nights or one weekend per month.

  Eklutna Lake:
  • Yuditnu Creek Cabin; Sleeps 6-8 adults, $60 per night
  •    Stay limit of three consecutive nights or one weekend per month.
  • Serenity Fall Hut - $15 per night for a single bunk, $20 per night for a double bunk, sleeping bay $35 to $65 per night depending on the number of bunks, $165 per night to rent the entire hut.

  Eagle River Nature Center:
  • Eagle River Nature Center Cabin - $55 per night for members, $65 per night for non-members, sleeps eight.
  •    Stay limit of seven consecutive nights. Managed by the Friends of Eagle River Nature Center.
  • Eagle River Nature Center "River Trail" and "Rapids Camp" Yurts - $55 per night for members, $65 per night for non-members, sleeps four.
  •    Stay limit of seven consecutive nights.

Kenai/Prince William Sound
  • Kachemak Bay SP, near Homer: $70 per night
    Mooses Valley $45 peak per night
  • Caines Head SRA, near Seward: $70 per night
  • Thumb Cove SMP, near Seward: $70 per night
  • Shoup Bay SMP, near Valdez: $70 per night
  • Decision Point, near Whittier: $70 per night

Gulf Coast
  • Midtimber Lake: $70 per night
  • Vitus Lake: $70 per night

Southeast
  • Eagle Beach SRA, near Juneau: $55 per night
  • Channel Island SMP, near Juneau: $45 per night
    Grindall Island SMP, near Ketchikan: $45 per night
  • Oliver Inlet SMP, near Juneau: $45 per night
  • St. James Bay SMP, near Juneau: $45 per night
  • Settlers Cove SRS, near Ketchikan: $50 per night
  • Shelter Island SMP, near Juneau: $45 per night
  • Point Bridget SP, near Juneau: $50 per night
  • Taku Harbor SMP, near Juneau: $45 per night

- A change to or cancellation of a reservation for a Public Use Cabin or Ice Fishing Hut must be done 48 hours prior to the beginning date of the reservation. Refunds are not provided for Eagle River Nature Center rental cancellations.

- The original reservation receipt must be presented in order to cancel or change a reservation.

- If the cancellation or change of a cabin reservation is due to an emergency or adverse weather conditions, the 48 hour notification requirement may be waived.

- Without the 48 hour notification, a reservation cannot be cancelled or changed. The rental fees are forfeited and no credit will be issued.

- Credits are good for one year from date of issue and can be used one time only and must be presented when making a new reservation.



Permits

Special, non-commercial use permit: Starts at $25
A number of facilities can be rented for group use through a special use permit. Click here for more information and a listing of facilities and prices.

Commercial use permit: Permits

For a complete list of commercial and non-commercial activity fees, please read the current Director's Order on State Park Fees.