Seasonal Facility Openings and Closings
  Campgrounds, Boat Launches, Dump Stations, and More...


Last Update - December 4, 2015

Opening dates are tentative and may change as weather conditions change.

Click on the area of the state for a facility listing by town!
If you need more information, click here for a list of state park offices.

Anchorage
Copper Basin
            Interior
Kenai Peninsula
Kodiak Islands
            Mat-Su Valleys
Southeast

Anchorage
Nearest Town Facility Open Status

Anchorage

Chugach SP - Bird Creek Campground

OPEN
weather dependent

Anchorage

Chugach SP - Bird Creek Overflow Campground

CLOSED

Anchorage

Chugach SP - Bird Point Scenic Overlook

CLOSED

Anchorage

Chugach SP - Indian to Girdwood Path

CLOSED

Anchorage

Chugach SP - Eagle River Campground**

CLOSED

Anchorage

Chugach SP - Eagle River Dump Station**

CLOSED

Anchorage

Chugach SP - Eklutna Lake Campground

CLOSED

Anchorage

Chugach SP - McHugh Creek Picnic Area

CLOSED

Anchorage

Chugach SP - Potter Trailhead, Bird Ridge, Bird Point

CLOSED

Anchorage

Chugach SP - Indian Ball field

CLOSED

Anchorage

Glen Alps Overflow

CLOSED


*We will try to keep our campgrounds open as long as we have decent
fall weather. Campgrounds may shift to weekends only. If you find the
gates closed feel free to walk in and camp. If the gates are closed
no services will be provided. (such as latrines, garbage, water, or
firewood for sale).

Please do not block entrance gates.

**Operated by Lifetime Adventures under commercial permit.
Half the campsites available by reservation - call (907) 694-7982


Copper Basin
Nearest Town Facility Open Status

Glennallen

Dry Creek SRS - Campground

CLOSED

Glennallen

Lake Louise SRA - Campground

CLOSED

Glennallen

Liberty Falls SRS - Campground

CLOSED

Glennallen

Porcupine Creek SRS - Campground

CLOSED

Glennallen

Squirrel Creek SRS - Campground

CLOSED

Valdez

Blueberry Lake SRS - Campground

CLOSED


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Interior

All campgrounds are open as soon as snowmelt allows, but we do not charge fees for campsites until drinking water is available. The opening dates below reflects when we anticipate having safe water available for the campgrounds and when we plan to begin charging for use of the facilities, including campsites, boat launches, and dump stations.

Nearest Town Facility Open Status

Delta Jct.

Big Delta SHP - Campground*

CLOSED

Delta Jct.

Big Delta SHP - Dump Station*

CLOSED

Delta Jct.

Big Delta SHP - Rika's Roadhouse*

CLOSED

Delta Jct.

Big Delta SHP - Rika's Cafe and Pantry

CLOSED

Delta Jct.

Clearwater SRS - Boat Launch

CLOSED

Delta Jct.

Clearwater SRS - Campground

CLOSED

Delta Jct.

Delta SRS - Campground

CLOSED

Delta Jct.

Donnelly Creek SRS - Campground

CLOSED

Delta Jct.

Fielding Lake SRS - Campground

CLOSED

Delta Jct.

Quartz Lake SRA - Boat Launch

CLOSED

Delta Jct.

Quartz Lake SRA - Campground

CLOSED

Fairbanks

Birch Lake SRS - Boat Launch

CLOSED

Fairbanks

Birch Lake SRS - Campground

CLOSED

Fairbanks

Chena River SRA - Red Squirrel Campground

CLOSED

Fairbanks

Chena River SRA - Rosehip Campground

CLOSED

Fairbanks

Chena River SRA - Tors Trail Campground

CLOSED

Fairbanks

Chena River SRS - Boat Launch*

CLOSED

Fairbanks

Chena River SRS - Campground*

CLOSED

Fairbanks

Chena River SRS - Dump Station*

CLOSED


*Operated by private contractor under a commercial permit.

Fairbanks

Harding Lake SRA - Boat Launch

CLOSED

Fairbanks

Harding Lake SRA - Campground

CLOSED

Fairbanks

Harding Lake SRA - Dump Station

CLOSED

Fairbanks

Lower Chatanika River SRA - Boat Launch(+)

CLOSED

Fairbanks

Lower Chatanika River SRA - Olnes Pond Campground(+)

CLOSED

Fairbanks

Lower Chatanika River SRA - Whitefish Campground(+)

CLOSED

Fairbanks

Salcha River SRS - Boat Launch

CLOSED

Fairbanks

Salcha River SRS - Campground

CLOSED

Fairbanks

Upper Chatanika SRS - Campground

CLOSED

Tok

Eagle Trail SRS - Campground*

CLOSED

Tok

Moon Lake SRS - Campground*

CLOSED

Tok

Tok River SRS - Campground*

CLOSED

 

*Operated by private contractor under a commercial permit.

(+) No Fees this summer.


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Kenai Peninsula

All campgrounds are open as soon as snowmelt allows, unless noted as closed below. We do not charge fees for campsites until drinking water is available. The opening dates below reflects when we anticipate having safe water available for the campgrounds and when we plan to begin charging for use of the facilities, including campsites, boat launches, and dump stations.

Nearest Town Facility Open Status

Cooper Landing

Kenai River SMA - Cooper Landing Boat Launch

CLOSED

Homer

Anchor River SRA - Coho Campground

OPEN

Homer

Anchor River SRA - Halibut Campground

OPEN

Homer

Anchor River SRA - Silverking Campground

OPEN

Homer

Anchor River SRA - Slidehole Campground

OPEN

Homer

Anchor River SRA - Steelhead Campground

OPEN

Homer

Deep Creek SRA - Deep Creek Beach Boat Launch

CLOSED

Homer

Deep Creek SRA - Deep Creek Beach Campground

OPEN
no fees

Homer

Deep Creek SRA - North Scenic Overlook Campground

CLOSED

Homer

Deep Creek SRA - South Scenic Overlook Campground

CLOSED

Homer

Ninilchik SRA - Ninilchik Beach Day-Use

OPEN

Homer

Ninilchik SRA - Ninilchik River Campground

CLOSED

Homer

Ninilchik SRA - Ninilchik View Campground
water is now shut off for season, no fees

OPEN

Homer

Ninilchik SRA - Ninilchik View Dump Station

CLOSED

Homer

Ninilchik SRA - Scenic Overlook Campground

OPEN

Homer

Stariski SRS - Campground

OPEN

Kenai

Captain Cook SRA - Discovery Campground

OPEN

Kenai

Kenai River SMA - Pillars Boat Launch

CLOSED

Kenai

Kenai River SMA - Eagle Rock Boat Launch

CLOSED

Soldotna

Clam Gulch SRA - Campground
water is now shut off for season

OPEN

Soldotna

Crooked Creek SRS - Campground

OPEN
no fees

Soldotna

Johnson Lake SRA - Campground

OPEN

Soldotna

Kasilof River SRS - Boat Launch

CLOSED

Soldotna

Kasilof River SRS - Campground

OPEN
no fees

Sterling

Kenai River SMA - Bings Landing Boat Launch

OPEN

Sterling

Kenai River SMA - Bings Landing Campground

CLOSED

Sterling

Kenai River SMA - Funny River Campground

CLOSED

Sterling

Kenai River SMA - Izaak Walton Boat Launch

CLOSED

Sterling

Kenai River SMA - Izaak Walton Campground

CLOSED

Sterling

Kenai River SMA - Morgans Landing Campground

CLOSED

Sterling

Scout Lake SRS - Day Use

OPEN


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Kodiak Islands
Nearest Town Facility Open Status

Kodiak

Buskin River SRS - Campground

CLOSED

Kodiak

Fort Abercrombie SHP - Campground

CLOSED

Kodiak

Pasagshak SRS - Campground

CLOSED


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Mat-Su Valleys
Nearest Town Facility Open Status

Palmer

Finger Lake SRS - Boat Launch

OPEN

Palmer

Finger Lake SRS - Campground

OPEN

Palmer

King Mountain SRS - Campground

CLOSED

Palmer

Matanuska Glacier SRS - Campground

CLOSED

Palmer

Matanuska Lake SRA

OPEN

Palmer

Government Peak - Campground

OPEN - No services
no fees

Palmer

Archangel Road

CLOSED

Palmer

Fishhook Camping

OPEN - No services
no fees

Palmer

Goldmint Campground

OPEN - No services
no fees

Palmer

Independence Mine State Historical Park

CLOSED

Trapper Creek

Denali SP - Byers Lake Campground

CLOSED

Trapper Creek

Denali SP - Denali View North - Campground

CLOSED

Trapper Creek

Denali SP - Denali View South - Campground

OPEN

Trapper Creek

Denali SP - Upper Troublesome Creek

OPEN

Trapper Creek

Denali SP - Lower Troublesome Creek - Campground

OPEN

Big Lake

Montana Creek SRS - Campground

CLOSED

Big Lake

Big Lake North SRS - Boat Launch

OPEN

Big Lake

Big Lake North SRS - Campground

OPEN

Big Lake

Big Lake South SRS - Boat Launch

OPEN

Big Lake

Big Lake South SRS - Campground

OPEN

Big Lake

Little Susitna PUF - Boat Launch

OPEN

Big Lake

Little Susitna PUF - Campground

OPEN

Willow

Nancy Lake SRA - South Rolly Lake Campground

CLOSED

Willow

Nancy Lake SRS - Boat Launch

CLOSED

Willow

Nancy Lake SRS - Campground

CLOSED

Big Lake

Rocky Lake SRS - Campground

CLOSED

Willow

Willow Creek SRA - Campground

CLOSED

* approximate date to open
(+) Closed until further notice due to wildfire


Southeast
Nearest Town Facility Opening Date

Haines

Chilkat SP - Campground

CLOSED

Haines

Chilkoot Lake SRS - Campground

CLOSED

Haines

Mosquito Lake SRS - Campground

CLOSED

Haines

Portage Cove SRS - Campground

CLOSED

Juneau

Eagle Beach SRA - Campground

CLOSED

Ketchikan

Settlers Cove SRS - Campground

CLOSED


Wood-Tikchik
Nearest Town Facility

Wood-Tikchik

Lake Aleknagik SRS - Boat Launch


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