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


Last Update - April 17, 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

Anchorage

Chugach SP - Bird Creek Overflow Campground

OPEN

Anchorage

Chugach SP - Bird Point Scenic Overlook

OPEN

Anchorage

Chugach SP - Indian to Girdwood Path

OPEN

Anchorage

Chugach SP - Eagle River Campground**

OPEN

Anchorage

Chugach SP - Eagle River Dump Station**

OPEN

Anchorage

Chugach SP - Eklutna Lake Campground

OPEN

Anchorage

Chugach SP - McHugh Creek Picnic Area

OPEN

Anchorage

Chugach SP - Potter Trailhead, Bird Ridge, Bird Point

OPEN

Anchorage

Chugach SP - Indian Ball field

OPEN

Anchorage

Glen Alps Overflow

OPEN


*Due to the higher than normal temperatures we are trying to open
our campgrounds as soon as possible. Our normal opening dates
for campgrounds are the second week of May. Currently walk-in
camping is allowed at all campgrounds but no services are 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

OPEN

Glennallen

Lake Louise SRA - Campground

OPEN

Glennallen

Liberty Falls SRS - Campground

OPEN

Glennallen

Porcupine Creek SRS - Campground

OPEN

Glennallen

Squirrel Creek SRS - Campground

OPEN

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*

OPEN

Delta Jct.

Big Delta SHP - Dump Station*

OPEN

Delta Jct.

Big Delta SHP - Rika's Roadhouse*

OPEN

Delta Jct.

Big Delta SHP - Rika's Cafe and Pantry

OPEN

Delta Jct.

Clearwater SRS - Boat Launch

OPEN

Delta Jct.

Clearwater SRS - Campground

OPEN

Delta Jct.

Delta SRS - Campground

OPEN

Delta Jct.

Donnelly Creek SRS - Campground

OPEN

Delta Jct.

Fielding Lake SRS - Campground

May 31st

Delta Jct.

Quartz Lake SRA - Boat Launch

OPEN

Delta Jct.

Quartz Lake SRA - Campground

OPEN

Fairbanks

Birch Lake SRS - Boat Launch

OPEN

Fairbanks

Birch Lake SRS - Campground

OPEN

Fairbanks

Chena River SRA - Red Squirrel Campground

OPEN

Fairbanks

Chena River SRA - Rosehip Campground

OPEN

Fairbanks

Chena River SRA - Tors Trail Campground

OPEN

Fairbanks

Chena River SRS - Boat Launch*

OPEN

Fairbanks

Chena River SRS - Campground*

OPEN

Fairbanks

Chena River SRS - Dump Station*

OPEN


*Operated by private contractor under a commercial permit.

Fairbanks

Harding Lake SRA - Boat Launch

OPEN

Fairbanks

Harding Lake SRA - Campground

OPEN

Fairbanks

Harding Lake SRA - Dump Station

OPEN

Fairbanks

Lower Chatanika River SRA - Boat Launch(+)

OPEN

Fairbanks

Lower Chatanika River SRA - Olnes Pond Campground(+)

OPEN

Fairbanks

Lower Chatanika River SRA - Whitefish Campground(+)

OPEN

Fairbanks

Salcha River SRS - Boat Launch

OPEN

Fairbanks

Salcha River SRS - Campground

OPEN

Fairbanks

Upper Chatanika SRS - Campground

OPEN

Tok

Eagle Trail SRS - Campground*

OPEN

Tok

Moon Lake SRS - Campground*

OPEN

Tok

Tok River SRS - Campground*

OPEN

 

*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

OPEN

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

OPEN

Homer

Deep Creek SRA - Deep Creek Beach Campground

OPEN

Homer

Deep Creek SRA - North Scenic Overlook Campground

OPEN

Homer

Deep Creek SRA - South Scenic Overlook Campground

OPEN

Homer

Ninilchik SRA - Ninilchik Beach Day-Use

OPEN

Homer

Ninilchik SRA - Ninilchik River Campground

OPEN

Homer

Ninilchik SRA - Ninilchik View Campground

OPEN

Homer

Ninilchik SRA - Ninilchik View Dump Station

OPEN

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

OPEN

Soldotna

Clam Gulch SRA - Campground

OPEN

Soldotna

Crooked Creek SRS - Campground

OPEN

Soldotna

Johnson Lake SRA - Campground

OPEN

Soldotna

Kasilof River SRS - Boat Launch

OPEN

Soldotna

Kasilof River SRS - Campground

OPEN

Sterling

Kenai River SMA - Bings Landing Boat Launch

OPEN

Sterling

Kenai River SMA - Bings Landing Campground

OPEN

Sterling

Kenai River SMA - Funny River Campground

OPEN

Sterling

Kenai River SMA - Izaak Walton Boat Launch

CLOSED

Sterling

Kenai River SMA - Izaak Walton Campground

CLOSED

Sterling

Kenai River SMA - Morgans Landing Campground

OPEN

Sterling

Scout Lake SRS - Day Use

OPEN


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Kodiak Islands
Nearest Town Facility Open Status

Kodiak

Buskin River SRS - Campground

OPEN

Kodiak

Fort Abercrombie SHP - Campground

OPEN

Kodiak

Pasagshak SRS - Campground

OPEN


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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

OPEN

Palmer

Matanuska Glacier SRS - Campground

OPEN

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

June 19th*

Trapper Creek

Denali SP - Byers Lake Campground

May 23rd*

Trapper Creek

Denali SP - Denali View North - Campgorund

May 23rd*

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

OPEN

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

OPEN

Willow

Nancy Lake SRS - Boat Launch

OPEN

Willow

Nancy Lake SRS - Campground

OPEN

Big Lake

Rocky Lake SRS - Campground

CLOSED

(Under Construction)

Willow

Willow Creek SRA - Campground

OPEN

* approximate date to open


Southeast
Nearest Town Facility

Haines

Chilkat SP - Campground

Haines

Chilkoot Lake SRS - Campground

Haines

Mosquito Lake SRS - Campground

Haines

Portage Cove SRS - Campground

Juneau

Eagle Beach SRA - Campground

Ketchikan

Settlers Cove SRS - Campground


Wood-Tikchik
Nearest Town Facility

Wood-Tikchik

Lake Aleknagik SRS - Boat Launch


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