Individual State Park Units


Listed by Area of the State

Anchorage

 

Matanuska and Sustina Valleys

Interior

 

Prince William Sound

Kenai Peninsula

 

Southeast

Kodiak Islands

 

Southwest




Anchorage
   

 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.




Interior Alaska
   

 Birch Lake State Recreation Site Between Fairbanks and Delta, is a small, new site with a lake side beach .
  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.




Kenai Peninsula
   

  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 Islands
    

  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
   

  State Marine Parks in Prince William Sound and Resurrection Bay  There are 14 state marine parks in Prince William Sound and 5 in Resurrection Bay. All are remote, coastal parks.




Southeast Alaska
   

  Southeast State Parks Overview of all state parks from Haines to Ketchikan.




Southwest Alaska
   

  Wood-Tikchik State Park  This is our largest state park and the only state park located in the western half of the state.