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Alaska Department of Natural Resources

Division of Parks & Outdoor Recreation

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Mat-Su Region

Big Lake South State Recreation Site

Big Lake South State Recreation Site


★ ADA Facility - Yes
★ 22 Acres
★ 20 Campsites (see fee page)
★ Camping Limit - 7 days
★ Daily Parking Fee - (see fee page)
★ Toilets -
★ Water
★ 10 Picnic sites
★ Boat Launch (see fee page)
★ NO alcoholic beverages are allowed


★ Camping
★ Fishing
★ Boating
★ Waterskiing
★ Jet skiing
★ Swimming

All campsites are first-come, first-served.

Big Lake South
4678 S Big Lake Road
Big Lake, AK

Driving Directions:
From mile 52.3 Parks Highway, take S. Big Lake Road from the Parks Hwy approximately 7 miles, the park is located on the right.

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
DNR Public Information Center:
(907) 269-8400
DPOR Director's Office:
(907) 269-8700