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Division of Parks & Outdoor Recreation

Interior of Public Use Cabin

Donnelly Creek State Recreation Area

Donnelly Creek Cabin

Donnelly Creek Cabin 1
Donnelly Creek Cabin 2
Donnelly Creek Cabin 3
Donnelly Creek Cabin 4

Cabin Specifications

★ Minimum Occupancy: 1 Guest
★ Maximum Occupancy: 4 Guests
★ Maximum Number of Vehicles: 2
★ Site Access Method: Drive-in
★ Stay Limit: 5 Nights
★ Check-in/out Time: 12:00pm
★ Pets Allowed: Yes, always on leash
★ Fees: (see fee page)
★ Cabin Dimensions: 16' x 20'
★ Heating Method: Wood Stove (Bring your own wood)

Amenities

★ Fire Ring
★ Picnic Table
★ Wood Stove
★ Table
★ Seats
★ Broom
★ Axe
★ Saw
★ Ash Scoop

Donnelly Creek State Recreation Site, located on the braided Delta River, is one of the state's most scenic campgrounds with views of some of the tallest peaks of the Alaska Range. There is also a great opportunity here to examine alpine plant life. This secluded wilderness campground is seldom crowded and has 12 campsites, toilets, public use cabin, and water. The cabin is located just beyond the restroom between site 2 and 3. next to a fresh water stream.

Location:
Donnelly Creek State Recreation Site is 32 miles south of Delta Junction at mile 238 of the Richardson Highway.


Special Notes:
The park road is not plowed in the winter. Folks will have to walk approximately 500 feet to reach the cabin from the highway.

The combination to the lock on the door is provided when the cabin is rented.

Check for Availability on Reserve America

Important Info

This cabin has a combination lock on the door. Once you make a reservation, you will receive a confirmation e-mail from Reserve America with important information about the cabin, including a combination for the door lock. Print out this confirmation e-mail and bring it with you to the cabin. If you do not receive a confirmation e-mail within 24 hours of making the reservation, please contact the DNR Public Information Center at (907) 269-8400 Mon - Fri 10am-5pm.

Remember that these cabins are not hotels. Always be prepared! Be sure to bring:

  • Sleeping bag and pad or air mattress
  • Food
  • Cookware, dishes, utensils
  • Cooking stove and fuel
  • Matches, lighters, paper fire starter
  • 9-volt battery for smoke detectors
  • First aid items
  • Plastic trash bags
  • Jug of water
  • Saw or ax, just in case
  • Firewood
  • Flashlight
  • Lantern and fuel

Mission Statement

"The Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation provides outdoor recreation opportunities and conserves and interprets natural, cultural, and historic resources for the use, enjoyment, and welfare of the people."

Accessibility Notice

Division of Parks & Outdoor Recreation

Atwood Building
550 West 7th Avenue
Suite 1380
Anchorage, AK 99501
Phone: (907) 269-8700
Fax: (907) 269-8907