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Division of Parks & Outdoor Recreation

Alaska State Parks Volunteer Program 2020 Campground Host Position List and Status

For more general information and instructions on how to apply, see the General Information page. Also check the More Information on Campground Hosting page. For information on each specific position that is open, click on the position title. Listed after the campground or park name, is the town closest to that campground.

To apply, please fill out our online campground host application.

We continue to accept applications for positions still listed as OPEN past the April 1st deadline. Please, do not hesitate to apply if the position is still listed as open.

Last Update: October 24, 2019


Northern Area (Fairbanks to Tok)

  Rosehip Campground in Chena River State Recreation Area, Fairbanks - OPEN
  Granite Tors Campground in Chena River State Recreation Area, Fairbanks - OPEN
  Olnes Pond - Lower Chatanika State Recreation Area, Fairbanks - OPEN
  Harding Lake State Recreation Area, Fairbanks - OPEN
  Salcha River State Recreation Site, Fairbanks - OPEN
  Birch Lake State Recreation Site, Fairbanks - OPEN
  Creamers Field Migratory Waterfowl Refuge, Fairbanks - OPEN
  Chena River State Recreation Site - OPEN


Mat-Su/Copper River Area (Talkeetna to Glennallen)

  Byers Lake Campground in Denali State Park, Trapper Creek - OPEN
  Denali View North Campground in Denali State Park, Trapper Creek - OPEN
  Denali View South Campground in Denali State Park, Trapper Creek - OPEN 
  Kesugi Ken Campground - Denali State Park - OPEN
  Nancy Lake State Recreation Site, Willow - OPEN
  South Rolly Lake Campground in Nancy Lake State Recreation Area, Willow - OPEN
  Willow Creek State Recreation Area, Willow - OPEN
  Willow Creek State Recreation Area Caretaker, Willow - OPEN
  Finger Lake State Recreation Site, Wasilla - OPEN
  Little Susitna Public Use Facility, Wasilla - OPEN
  Hatcher Pass Management Area, Palmer - OPEN
  Palmer Hay Flats State Game Refuge, Palmer/Wasilla - OPEN


Kenai/Prince William Sound Area (Valdez and the Kenai Peninsula)

  Lowell Point State Recreation Site, Seward - OPEN
  Bing's Landing Campground, Kenai River Special Management Area, Sterling - OPEN
  Bing's Landing Boat Launch, Kenai River Special Management Area, Sterling - OPEN
  Funny River Campground, KRSMA, Sterling - OPEN
  Izaak Walton Campground, Kenai River Special Management Area, Sterling - OPEN
  Maintenance Host, Kenai River Special Management Area, Sterling - OPEN
  Morgan's Landing Campground, KRSMA, Sterling (2 positions) - OPEN
  The Pillars Boat Launch, Kenai River Special Management Area, Kenai (1 position) - OPEN
  Cooper Landing Boat Launch, Kenai River SMA, Cooper Landing - OPEN
  Kasilof River Boat Launch, Kasilof - OPEN
  Crooked Creek State Recreation Site, Kasilof (1 position)- OPEN
  Johnson Lake State Recreation Area, Kasilof (2 positions) - OPEN
  Clam Gulch State Recreation Area, Kasilof - OPEN
  Ninilchik River Campground in Ninilchik State Recreation Area, Ninilchik - OPEN
  Ninilchik View Campground in Ninilchik State Recreation Area, Ninilchik - OPEN
  Deep Creek SRA, Ninilchik (1 position) - OPEN
  Eagle Rock Boat Launch, Kenai Area (1 position) - OPEN
  Worthington Glacier SRS, near Valdez - OPEN
  Blueberry Lake SRS, near Valdez - OPEN


Kodiak Area (Kodiak Island)

  Buskin River State Recreation Site, Kodiak - OPEN
  Fort Abercrombe State Historical Park, Kodiak - OPEN
  Pasagshak State Recreation Site, Kodiak - OPEN


Chugach Area (Anchorage)

  Bird Creek Campground in Chugach State Park, Anchorage - OPEN
  Bird Creek Campground Overflow in Chugach State Park, Anchorage - OPEN
  McHugh Creek Picnic Area in Chugach State Park, Anchorage - OPEN
  Eklutna Lake Campground in Chugach State Park, Anchorage - OPEN
  Potter Marsh in Anchorage Coastal Wildlife Refuge, Anchorage - OPEN


Southeast Area (Haines to Ketchikan)

  Chilkat State Park, Haines - OPEN
  Chilkoot Lake State Recreation Area, Haines - OPEN
  Settler's Cove State Recreation Site, Ketchikan - OPEN May 1 - September 30
  Totem Bight State Historical Park, Ketchikan - OPEN May 1 - September 30
  Eagle Beach State Recreation Area, Juneau - OPEN

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."

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Division of Parks & Outdoor Recreation

Atwood Building
550 West 7th Avenue
Suite 1380
Anchorage, AK 99501
Phone: (907) 269-8700
Fax: (907) 269-8907