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Alaska Department of Natural Resources

Division of Parks & Outdoor Recreation

Potters Marsh Boardwalk

Chugach State Park

Bird Creek Campground

Bird Creek Campground


★ ADA Facility - Yes
★ 495,204 Acres
★ Daily Parking Fee - (see fee page)
★ 24 Campsites (see fee page)
★ Camping Limit - 7 nights
★ 35' RV size limit
★ Toilets -
2 Cabins (see fee page)
★ Trails -
★ Water
★ Picnic

Useful Information

Chugach State Park Brochure
Bird Ridge Trail Guide
Bird Valley Trail System Guide


★ Fishing
★ Camping
★ Hiking
★ Biking


Bird Creek campground is located south of Anchorage at Bird Creek. The campground offers experiences ranging from fishing, hiking, whale watching, wildlife viewing, and spectacular sunsets.

All have wooded sites with fire rings and picnic tables, water and latrines. Campground hosts offer assistance and answer questions about the area. Firewood is not available. Day use parking is available for access to the Indian to Girdwood National Recreation Trail. Bird Creek campground is also home to the Beluga and Boretide public use cabins

Interpretive Panels:

Smell Listen
Look Taste
Touch A Blow to the Arm
Moving Along the Arm Engine of Change
Places of Purpose  
Welcome Bird Creek Campground Turnagain Arm Welcome to Bird Creek

101.2 Seward Highway

Driving Directions:
Southeast of Anchorage about 20 miles (Mile 101 Seward Highway) just east of Bird Creek Bridge.

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