Chena River
State Recreation Site

(Northern Region)

Chena River SRS

Chena River State Recreation Site (also known as Chena Wayside) is located in downtown Fairbanks at 3530 Geraghty Ave. This 29-acre park sits on the banks of the Chena River. Facilities include over 60 campsites for vehicles, 11 have electric and water hookup, five walk-in campsites, picnic sites along the river, drinking water, restrooms with flush toilets, dump station, boat launch, and river side walking trails. For group use by reservation, there is a playfield with a shelter.

Some of the campsites and picnic sites, as well as the restrooms, drinking water, and shelter, are ADA accessible.

There is state park called Chena River State Recreation Area, not to be confused with this park, Chena River State Recreation Site. Chena River State Recreation Area is over a quarter million acres, approximately 30 miles northeast of Fairbanks.

This site is operated by Chena River Services.


From June 10 - August 10

  •  ADA Faciliy - Yes
  •  29 Acres
  •  5 Walk-in Campsites ($12)
  •  Hook-up Sites $30/$20 Non-Hook-up
  •  No RV size limit
  •  Camping Limit - 5 -15 days
  •  Toilets - handicap symbol
  •  Water - handicap symbol
  •  Picnic sites (30) - handicap symbol
  •  Picnic shelters - handicap symbol
  •  Dump station ($10)
  •  Boat launch ($10)

  •  Camping
  •  Fishing
  •  Trails
  •  Picnicing
  •  Day Use

Chena River SRS Location Map



3530 Geraghty Ave

Driving Directions:

Fairbanks Int. Airport along Airport Way turn left (north) onto Washington Drive then left on Geraghty Ave.  The park is along the river on the right.