Big Lake North
State Recreational Site

(Mat-Su Region)

Big Lake North

Big Lake North State Recreational Site is 13 miles west of Wasilla. Boating and fishing are extremely popular on the lake during the summer months. Big Lake is known as Alaska's Year-Round Playground resulting in large weekend and seasonal population increases as the area teems with people who have come to enjoy the many recreational opportunities. Big Lake summer activities include world class fishing, watersports, and wildlife viewing. Winter activities include snowmobiling, dog mushing, ice fishing and world-renowned cross country skiing!

Big Lake North is managed by Great Holiday Campgrounds.
Reservation Line: 907-240-9797; reservations are accepted March-September

  •  ADA Facility - Yes
  •  19 Acres
  •  60 Campsites ($20 per vehicle, per day)
  •  Walk in campsites
  •  No RV size limit
  •  Camping Limit - 7 days
  •  Daily Parking Fee - ($7 per vehicle, per day)
  •  Toilets - handicap symbol
  •  Water - handicap symbol
  •  24 Picnic sites
  •  3 Picnic Shelters ($60 per 4-hours)
  •  Boat Launch ($15 per launch, per day)
  •  Wave Runner Rentals
         -$350 per day (8 hours) / $185 for 2-hours
  •  NO alcoholic beverages are allowed

  •  Camping
  •  Fishing
  •  Boating
  •  Waterskiing
  •  Jet skiing
  •  Swimming

Map to Big Lake



Big Lake North
16905 W Northshore Drive
Big Lake, AK

Driving Directions:

From mile 52.3 Parks Highway, take the Big Lake Road 3.6 miles to "Y", take North Shore Drive 1.4 miles to end of road. (driving directions will be changing - road construction begins soon to put in a roundabout at the Big Lake Y)