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Division of Parks & Outdoor Recreation

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Northern Region

Quartz Lake Campground

Quartz Lake Campground


★ ADA Faciliy - Yes
★ 556 Acres
★ 103 Campsites (see fee page)
★ No RV size limit
★ Camping Limit - 15 days
★ Toilets -
★ Water
★ Picnic sites
★ Picnic shelters -
★ Fishing -
★ Boat Launch (see fee page)
Cabins (see fee page)

Useful Information

Campground Map
Quartz Lake Trail Guide and Map


★ Camping
★ Fishing
★ Day use
★ Dog mushing
★ Hiking
★ Ice fishing
★ Skijoring
★ Swimming
★ Water Skiing

Quartz Lake Campground is located in the Quartz Lake Recreation Area. For travelers and locals alike, Quartz Lake Campground offers a large variety of recreational opportunities. Quartz Lake Campground has 16 campsites in the loop and 87 parking and camping sites in the parking lot development. Facilities also include two boat launches, a handicap accessible fishing dock, picnic sites, a picnic shelter, a swimming area, a beach volleyball court, water, and toilets.

Quartz Lake has some of the best road accessible fishing in Interior Alaska. Each year more than 34,000 fish are harvested.

Hiking is becoming increasingly popular at Quartz Lake State Recreation Area. There are five hiking trails in the park for visitors to experience and enjoy. These trails offer extraordinary views of the Tanana River Valley, Alaska Range, Shaw Creek Flats, Quartz and Lost Lakes, and Moose Pond. The trails also offer opportunities for wildlife viewing.

Mile 277.8 Richardson Highway

Driving Directions:
From Anchorage - Take the Glenn Hwy to the Richardson Hwy. Milepost 277.8 of the Richardson Hwy, turn right on Quartz Lake Road, right on Quartz lake Road Access.

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