Map of Palmer Area

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NOTE: Most camp sites accommodate RVs up to 35 feet in length.
Campground charts are green, other facilities are yellow.


Finger Lake State Recreation Area

Finger Lake State Recreation Area
Location: Mi. 0.7 Bogard Rd. Park Features: Camping and fishing
Camp
Sites
RV
Size Limit
Camping
Fee
Camping
Limit
Picnic Sites Picnic Shelter
37 No Yes 7 days 8 No*
Daily Parking
Fee
Entrance
Station
Dump Station Electrical Toilets Water
Yes No No No Yes - Yes
Boat Launch Fishing Cabins Trails Historical
Features
Acres
Yes Yes No No No 69 acres
Park Contractor: Lifetime Adventures
http://www.lifetimeadventures.net
Contact Phone: (907) 746-4644
* Portable awning available by reservation.



Hatcher Pass - East Management Area

- Archangel Road Trailhead

Camp
Sites
Camping
Limit
Camping
Fee
Picnic
Sites
Picnic
Shelter
Toilet Water Trails
No No No No No No No Yes
Historical
Features
Boat
Launch
Cabins Daily
Parking
Fee
Dump
Station
Entrance
Station
Fishing Acres
No No No No No No No  
Location: Mile 15 Hatcher Pass Road
Park Features: Trailhead


- Fishhook Trailhead

Camp
Sites
Camping
Limit
Camping
Fee
Picnic
Sites
Picnic
Shelter
Toilet Water Trails
RV Only 7 days Yes No No Yes No Yes
Historical
Features
Boat
Launch
Cabins Daily
Parking
Fee
Dump
Station
Entrance
Station
Fishing Acres
No No No Yes No No No  
Location: Mile 16.5 Hatcher Pass Road Park Features: Trailhead


- Gold Mint Trailhead

Camp
Sites
Camping
Limit
Camping
Fee
Picnic
Sites
Picnic
Shelter
Toilet Water Trails

30 RV &
10 Tent

7 days Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes
Historical
Features
Boat
Launch
Cabins Daily
Parking
Fee
Dump
Station
Entrance
Station
Fishing Acres
No No No Yes No No No  
Location: Mile 14 Hatcher Pass Road Park Features: Trailhead and camping


- Government Peak

Camp
Sites
Camping
Limit
Camping
Fee
Picnic
Sites
Picnic
Shelter
Toilet Water Trails
8 7 days Yes Yes No Yes No No
Historical
Features
Boat
Launch
Cabins Daily
Parking
Fee
Dump
Station
Entrance
Station
Fishing Acres
No No No Yes No No No  
Location: Mile 11 Hatcher Pass Road Park Features: Picnic area


Independence Mine State Historical Park

Camp
Sites
Camping
Limit
Camping
Fee
Picnic
Sites
Picnic
Shelter
Toilet Water Trails
No No No Yes No Yes - Yes Yes -
Historical
Features
Boat
Launch
Cabins Daily
Parking
Fee
Dump
Station
Entrance
Station
Fishing Acres
Yes - No No Yes No No No 761
Location: 17.3 Hatcher Pass Road Park Features: Independence Mine SHP


Matanuska Lakes State Recreation Area

- Canoe Lake

Camp
Sites
Camping
Limit
Camping
Fee
Picnic
Sites
Picnic
Shelter
Toilet Water Trails
No No No No No Yes - No Yes
Historical
Features
Boat
Launch
Cabins Daily
Parking
Fee
Dump
Station
Entrance
Station
Fishing Acres
No No No Yes No No Yes 349
Location: 38 Glenn Hwy. Park Features: Excellent Fishing


- Irene Lake

Camp
Sites
Camping
Limit
Camping
Fee
Picnic
Sites
Picnic
Shelter
Toilet Water Trails
No No No No No No No Yes
Historical
Features
Boat
Launch
Cabins Daily
Parking
Fee
Dump
Station
Entrance
Station
Fishing Acres
No No No Yes No No Yes 349
Location: 38 Glenn Hwy. Park Features: Excellent Fishing


- Long Lake

Camp
Sites
Camping
Limit
Camping
Fee
Picnic
Sites
Picnic
Shelter
Toilet Water Trails
No No No No No Yes - No Yes
Historical
Features
Boat
Launch
Cabins Daily
Parking
Fee
Dump
Station
Entrance
Station
Fishing Acres
No No No Yes No No Yes 349
Location: 38 Glenn Hwy. Park Features: Excellent Fishing


- Matanuska Lake

Location: Mile 36.4 Glenn Hwy. Park Features:
Camp
Sites
RV
Size Limit
Camping
Fee
Camping
Limit
Picnic Sites Picnic Shelter
10 tent No Yes 7 days 4 No
Daily Parking
Fee
Entrance
Station
Dump Station Electrical Toilets Water
Yes No No No Yes Yes
Boat Launch Fishing Cabins Trails Historical
Features
Acres
No No No Yes No 6 acres
Park Contractor: Lifetime Adventures
http://www.lifetimeadventures.net
Contact Phone: (907) 746-4644


King Mountain State Recreation Site

Location: Mi. 76 Glenn Hwy. Park Features: Camping
Camp
Sites
RV
Size Limit
Camping
Fee
Camping
Limit
Picnic Sites Picnic Shelter
24 32 ft. Yes 14 days Yes 1*
Daily Parking
Fee
Entrance
Station
Dump Station Electrical Toilets Water
Yes No No No Yes Yes
Boat Launch Fishing Cabins Trails Historical
Features
Acres
No No No No No 20 acres
Park Contractor: Lifetime Adventures
http://www.lifetimeadventures.net
Contact Phone: (907) 746-4644
* also portable awning available by reservation.

Matanuska Glacier State Recreation Site

Location: Mi. 101 Glenn Hwy. Park Features:
Camp
Sites
RV
Size Limit
Camping
Fee
Camping
Limit
Picnic Sites Picnic Shelter
6 tent No Yes 7 days 8 no
Daily Parking
Fee
Entrance
Station
Dump Station Electrical Toilets Water
Yes No No No Yes - Yes -
Boat Launch Fishing Cabins Trails Historical
Features
Acres
No No Yes Yes No 229 acres
Park Contractor: Long Rifle Lodge Contact Phone: (907) 745-5151


Summit Lake State Recreation Site

Camp
Sites
Camping
Limit
Camping
Fee
Picnic
Sites
Picnic
Shelter
Toilet Water Trails
No No No No No No No Yes
Historical
Features
Boat
Launch
Cabins Daily
Parking
Fee
Dump
Station
Entrance
Station
Fishing Acres
No No No No No No No 360
Location: 19.2 Hatcher Pass Road Park Features: Summit Lake SRS


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Mat-Su/CR State Park Office
Open year round
Location: Mile 0.7 Bogard Road
Address: 7278 East Bogard Rd,
Wasilla, AK, 99654
(907) 745-3975
Independence Mine Visitor Center
Open seasonally
Location: Mile 17.3 Hatcher Pass Rd.
(907) 745-2827