Individual State Park Units
Listed by Area of the State
Chugach State Park This million acre park sits on the eastern edge of Anchorage, the largest city in the state, and offers a wide variety of outdoor recreation opportunities.
Birch Lake State Recreation Site Between Fairbanks and Delta, is a small, new site with a lake side
Chena River State Recreation Site Lies within the town of Fairbanks.
Chena River State Recreation Area A quarter million acre park offering miles of trails, campgrounds, and entry/exit points to Chena River, all in the heart of Alaska. New Chena River Video on YouTube.
Delta Junction Area State Parks Six parks near the town of Delta Junction offer a variety of recreational opportunities with beautiful lakes and rivers, excellent wildlife viewing, great fishing, various hiking trails, and a wonderful historical park.
Harding Lake State Recreation Area provides areas for such activities as baseball and volleyball, as well as lake access for a variety of water sports.
Lower Chatanika State Recreation Area on the Elliot Highway. Camping with good fishing.
Upper Chatanika State Recreation Site at the
Steese Highway junction with the Chatanika River.
Salcha River State Recreation Site Offers access to the Salcha River, which has great fishing.
Tok Area Parks Three parks offering a variety of recreation opportunities.
Anchor River State Recreation Area and Stariski SRS Near Anchor Point, Anchor River SRA offers premier fishing for king, silver and pink salmon, as well as Dolly Varden and steelhead. Stariski SRS offers fabulous views of the Alaska Range across Cook Inlet.
Caines Head State Recreation Area and Resurrection Bay State Marine Parks Located out of the town of Seward, there are six remote coastal park units.
Captain Cook State Recreation Area This 3,460 acre park sits at the end of North Kenai Road along Cook Inlet and offers a variety of recreational activities.
Clam Gulch State Recreation Area If you need fixin's for homemade clam chowder, this is the place to go. This park is near Ninilchik.
Deep Creek State Recreation Area Near Ninilchik, Deep Creek offers legendary halibut and king salmon fishing, as well as razor clams, and has salt water access.
Kachemak Bay State Park and State Wilderness Park These two parks sit across the bay from the town of Homer, offering cabins, back country camping, and miles of trail.
Kasilof Area State Parks Two of these three parks offer great fishing at Crooked Creek and Kasilof River. The third offers a wooded, lake side setting.
Kenai River Special Management Area This park offers some of the best salmon fishing in Alaska.
Ninilchik State Recreation Area Near the town of Ninilchik, this park has world class salmon and halibut fishing, as well as razor clams. It also has salt water access.
Kodiak Area State Parks There are six state parks in the Kodiak area - four on the road system or near the town of Kodiak, and two remote parks on the islands of Afognak and Shuyak.
Matanuska and Sustina Valleys
Denali State Park This park is approximately half way between Anchorage and Fairbanks and is adjacent to Denali National Park.
Independence Mine State Historical Park This gold mine, turned historic park, sits on the tundra in the Hatcher Pass area north of Anchorage.
Hatcher Pass East Management Area The 300,000 acre Hatcher Pass Management Area primarily consist of mountainous terrain open for summer and winter recreation.
Nancy Lake State Recreation Area This 22,685 acre park, 67 miles north of Anchorage, has canoe trails, ski and snomachine trails, cabins, and more.
Summit Lake State Recreation Site North of Anchorage, this 360 acre park is near Independence Mine SHP in Hatcher Pass.
Prince William Sound
Wood-Tikchik State Park This is our largest state park and the only state park located in the western half of the state.