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Alaska Department of Natural Resources

Division of Parks & Outdoor Recreation

Alaska State Parks Volunteer Program 2024 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: May 28, 2024


Northern Area (Fairbanks to Tok)

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


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

Byers Lake Campground in Denali State Park, Trapper Creek - OPEN
Kesugi Ken Campground - Denali State Park - FILLED
Big Lake North State Recreation Site, Big Lake - OPEN
Rocky Lake State Recreation Site, Big Lake - OPEN
Nancy Lake State Recreation Site, Willow - OPEN
South Rolly Lake Campground in Nancy Lake State Recreation Area, Willow - FILLED
Willow Creek State Recreation Area, Willow - OPEN
Matanuska Lakes State Recreation Area, Wasilla - OPEN
Finger Lake State Recreation Site, Wasilla - OPEN
Palmer Hay Flats State Game Refuge, Palmer/Wasilla - OPEN
Susitna Landing Campground, Willow (ADFG) - OPEN
Little Su Public Use Facility, Wasilla (ADFG) - FILLED


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

Lowell Point State Recreation Site, Seward - FILLED
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 Abercrombie State Historical Park, Kodiak - FILLED
Pasagshak State Recreation Site, Kodiak - FILLED


Chugach Area (Anchorage)

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


Southeast Area (Haines to Ketchikan)

Chilkat State Park, Haines - OPEN
Chilkoot Lake State Recreation Area, Haines - OPEN
Settler's Cove State Recreation Site, Ketchikan - FILLED 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."

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