Bird Creek Campground

(Chugach, Turnagain Arm Region)

Brid Creek Campgound overloking the inlet

The Bird Creek Campground and its immediate vicinity located south of the Seward Highway and to the north of the Indian to Girdwood National Recreation Pathway is closed by Directors Order to the public as of 20 May, 2011. The park is scheduled to open in the Spring of 2014.


Bird Creek campground is located south of Anchorage at Bird Creek. The campground offers experiences ranging from fishing, hiking, whale watchig, 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 often available near the host's site for a small fee.

Interpretive Panels:

Welcome Bird Creek Campground

  •  ADA Facility - Yes
  •  495,204 Acres
  •  Daily Parking Fee - ($5)
  •  28 Campsites ($15)
  •  Camping Limit - 7 nights
  •  35' RV size limit
  •  Toilets - handicap symbol
  •  Trails - handicap symbol
  •  Water
  •  Picnic

  •  Fishing
  •  Camping
  •  Biking
  •  Hiking

Bird Creek Campground


101.2 Seward Highway

Driving Directions:

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

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 About Chugach

Turnagain Arm Welcome to Bird Creek