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Alaska Department of Natural Resources

Division of Parks & Outdoor Recreation

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Northern Region

Red Squirrel Campground

Red Squirrel Campground

Facilities

★ ADA Faciliy - Yes
★ 160 Acres
★ 5 Campsites (see fee page)
★ No RV size limit
★ Camping Limit - 15 days
★ Day Use Fee (see fee page)
★ Toilets -
★ Water -
★ Picnic sites -
★ Picnic shelters -

Activities

★ Camping
★ Wildlife Viewing

More than ever, Chena River State Recreation Area is a park for all seasons. Are you interested in a day of hiking and rock climbing at Granite Tors? Or would you prefer to harness up the dog team and escape into the snowy horizon, or perhaps ride a four wheeler along a forest trail? With 397 square miles of forests, rivers, and alpine tundra, the recreation area has something to offer everyone. The variety of activities draws more than 150,000 people to the Chena River State Recreation Area every year.

Campgrounds in the area can accommodate all sorts of outdoor enthusiasts, from tent campers to those with deluxe recreational vehicles. Three developed campgrounds exist in the recreation area. Red Squirrel Campground and Picnic Area is at milepost 43. Opportunities for camping in undeveloped areas can be found along the many gravel bars and river access roads.

Red Squirrel Campground has two Picnic Shelters Available for Rental:
Reserve Picnic Shelter 1
Reserve Picnic Shelter 2

Address:
Mile 43 Chena Hot Springs Road

Driving Directions:
Parks Highway or Richardson Highway to Steese Highway. Turn on Chena Hot Spring Road. Campground located at Mile 43.

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