Picnic Table

Group Sites in Chugach State Park

Planning a family reunion; organizing your scout group; getting a bunch of friends together? There are several areas in Chugach State Park that are appropriate for larger group, some of which can be reserved ahead of time.

Facility use application. Applications for 2016 will not be accepted until February 1, 2016. DO NOT fax or email before this date. Applications will be processed from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday. Payment maybe made in person at The Department of Natural Resources Anchorage Public Information Center. An application received via mail, fax, or email DOES NOT guarantee a reservation until full payment is received.

Applications can be presented in person or emailed/faxed/mailed to:
        DNR Public Information Center
        550 West 7th Avenue, Suite 1260
        Anchorage, AK 99501

        Phone: 907-269-8400 (dial 0 after 10:00 a.m.)
        Fax: 907-269-8901
        Email: dnr.pic@alaska.gov



Eklutna Lake Group Sites

Description: There are 2 group sites “A” and “B”, which can be reserved separately or combined. 60 individuals  per site are allowed with up to 20 vehicles. When reserving both sites “A” and “B”, there is a 120 person limit with up to 40 vehicles. Site A contains 12 picnic tables and 12 fire rings, and site B contains 7 picnic tables and 7 fire rings; both sites share one latrine.
Reservations Available: Yes
Fee: Sites “A” and “B” are each $150/Night, or $300/Night for both.
Stay Limit: 12 noon on the first day reserved to 11 a.m. on the next day.
Location: 45 minutes north of Anchorage.
To Find It: From Glenn Highway, take Eklutna Exit at Mile 26. Turn toward mountains and follow park signs 10 miles up Eklutna Lake road to Eklutna campground and lake. Make a right on the first road past the fee booth. Map to site provided upon making reservations.



Eklutna Lake Canyon Site

Description: Large undeveloped gravel pit, large enough for 250 people and up to 40 vehicles. This site contains approximately 3 picnic tables and 3 fire rings, there is not a latrine. Arrangements for garbage and latrine service must be made separately by the individual reserving the group site.
Reservations Available: Yes
Fee: $250/Night
Stay Limit: 12 noon on the first day reserved to 11 a.m. on the last day reserved.
Location: 45 minutes north of Anchorage.
To Find It: From Glenn Highway, take Eklutna Exit at Mile 26. Turn toward mountains and follow park signs 10 miles up Eklutna Lake road to Eklutna campground and lake. Map to site provided upon making reservations.



Eklutna Lake Picnic Pavilion

Description: Large covered picnic pavilion with 3 picnic tables and standing charcoal BBQ’s , parking for 5 vehicles and nearby latrines.
Reservations Available: Yes
Fee: $30/4 hour block. (11am-3pm or 4pm- 8pm)
Stay Limit: No limit, but day use only-in 4 hour blocks.
Location: 45 minutes north of Anchorage.
To Find It: From Glenn Highway, take Eklutna Exit at Mile 26. Turn toward mountains and follow park signs 10 miles up Eklutna Lake road to Eklutna campground and lake.



Eagle River Rapids Group Camping Site

This site is managed by the Eagle River Nature Center. For more information visit here.



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