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


Last Update - August 26, 2016

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 TownFacilityOpen 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

OPEN

Anchorage

Chugach SP - Indian Ball field

OPEN

Anchorage

Glen Alps Overflow

OPEN

 



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 TownFacilityOpen Status

Glennallen

Dry Creek SRS - Campground

OPEN
Closes September 15

Glennallen

Lake Louise SRA - Campground

OPEN
Closes September 28

Glennallen

Liberty Falls SRS - Campground

OPEN
Closes September 30

Glennallen

Porcupine Creek SRS - Campground

OPEN
Closes September 15

Glennallen

Squirrel Creek SRS - Campground

OPEN
Closes September 15

Valdez

Blueberry Lake SRS - Campground

OPEN


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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 TownFacilityOpen 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

OPEN

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 TownFacilityOpen 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
Closing September 15

Homer

Deep Creek SRA - North Scenic Overlook Campground

OPEN
Closing November 1

Homer

Deep Creek SRA - South Scenic Overlook Campground

OPEN
Closing September 15

Homer

Ninilchik SRA - Ninilchik Beach Day-Use

OPEN

Homer

Ninilchik SRA - Ninilchik River Campground

OPEN
Closing September 15

Homer

Ninilchik SRA - Ninilchik View Campground
Closing October 1

OPEN

Homer

Ninilchik SRA - Ninilchik View Dump Station

OPEN
Closing October 1

Homer

Ninilchik SRA - Scenic Overlook Campground

OPEN
Closing October 1

Homer

Stariski SRS - Campground

OPEN

Kenai

Captain Cook SRA - Discovery Campground

OPEN

Kenai

Kenai River SMA - Pillars Boat Launch

OPEN
Closing December 1

Kenai

Kenai River SMA - Eagle Rock Boat Launch

OPEN
Closing December 1

Soldotna

Clam Gulch SRA - Campground
water is on for the season

OPEN

Soldotna

Crooked Creek SRS - Campground

OPEN
Closing December 1

Soldotna

Johnson Lake SRA - Campground

OPEN

Soldotna

Kasilof River SRS - Boat Launch

OPEN
Closing December 1

Soldotna

Kasilof River SRS - Campground

OPEN
Closing December 1

Sterling

Kenai River SMA - Bing's Landing Boat Launch

OPEN

Sterling

Kenai River SMA - Bing's Landing Campground

OPEN
Closing December 1

Sterling

Kenai River SMA - Funny River Campground

OPEN
Closing December 1

Sterling

Kenai River SMA - Izaak Walton Boat Launch

OPEN
Closing December 1

Sterling

Kenai River SMA - Izaak Walton Campground

OPEN
Closing December 1

Sterling

Kenai River SMA - Morgans Landing Campground

OPEN
Closing December 1

Sterling

Scout Lake SRS - Day Use

OPEN
Closing December 1


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Kodiak Islands

Nearest TownFacilityOpen 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 TownFacilityOpen 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
Closes September 15

Palmer

Matanuska Lake SRA

OPEN

Palmer

Government Peak - Campground

OPEN

Palmer

Archangel Road

OPEN

Palmer

Fishhook Camping

OPEN

Palmer

Goldmint Campground

OPEN

Palmer

Independence Mine State Historical Park

OPEN

Trapper Creek

Denali SP - Byers Lake Campground

OPEN

Trapper Creek

Denali SP - Denali View North - Campground

OPEN

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
Closes September 18

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

Big Lake

Rocky Lake SRS - Campground

OPEN

Willow

Nancy Lake SRA - South Rolly Lake Campground

OPEN

Willow

Nancy Lake SRS - Boat Launch

OPEN

Willow

Nancy Lake SRS - Campground

OPEN

Willow

Willow Creek SRA - Campground

OPEN

* approximate date to open


Southeast

Nearest TownFacilityOpening 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

OPEN
closes September 15

Ketchikan

Settlers Cove SRS - Campground

CLOSED


Wood-Tikchik

Nearest TownFacility

Wood-Tikchik

Lake Aleknagik SRS - Boat Launch

 


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