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Alaska Department of Natural Resources

Division of Parks & Outdoor Recreation

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Northern Region

Chena River State Recreation Site

Chena River SRS


★ ADA Facility - Yes
★ 29 Acres
★ 60 Vehicle Campsites
★ Hook-up and Non-Hook-up Sites (See fee page)
★ No RV size limit
★ Camping Limit - 5 to 15 days
★ Toilets -
★ Water -
★ Picnic sites (30) -
★ Picnic shelters -
★ Dump station (See fee page)
★ Boat launch (See fee page)


★ Camping
★ Fishing
★ Trails
★ Picnicking
★ Day Use

NOTICE: the Chena River SRS Campground is closed for 2020 due to COVID-19.

Facilities include over 60 campsites for vehicles, 11 have electric and water hookup, five electric only sites, 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 play field with a shelter.

Some of the campsites and picnic sites, as well as the restrooms, drinking water, and shelter, are ADA accessible. Some campsites are reservable online through Reserve America.

Reserve a Campsite

Chena River SRS also has picnic shelter available that can accommodate up to 150 people and is reservable online.

Reserve the picnic shelter

PLEASE NOTE: 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.

3530 Geraghty Ave, Fairbanks, AK

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.

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