Seasonal Facility Openings and Closings Campgrounds, Boat Launches, Dump Stations, and More...


Last Update - November 20, 2017

Opening dates are tentative and may change as weather conditions change.

Click on the area of the state for a facility listing by town!
If you need more information, click here for a list of state park offices.

Anchorage
Copper Basin
 Interior
Kenai Peninsula
Kodiak Islands
 Mat-Su Valleys
Southeast

Anchorage

Nearest TownFacilityOpen Status

Anchorage

Chugach SP - Bird Creek Campground

OPEN

Anchorage

Chugach SP - Bird Creek Overflow Campground

CLOSED to vehicles
Walk-in use permitted, no services

Anchorage

Chugach SP - Bird Point Scenic Overlook

CLOSED to vehicles
Walk-in use permitted, no services

Anchorage

Chugach SP - Indian to Girdwood Path

CLOSED to vehicles
Walk-in use permitted, no services

Anchorage

Chugach SP - Eagle River Campground**

CLOSED to vehicles
Walk-in use permitted, no services

Anchorage

Chugach SP - Eagle River Dump Station**

CLOSED

Anchorage

Chugach SP - Eklutna Lake Campground

CLOSED to vehicles
Walk-in use permitted, no services

Anchorage

Chugach SP - McHugh Creek Picnic Area

CLOSED to vehicles
Walk-in use permitted, no services

Anchorage

Chugach SP - Potter Trailhead

CLOSED to vehicles
Walk-in use permitted, no services

Anchorage

Chugach SP - Bird Ridge

CLOSED to vehicles
Walk-in use permitted, no services

Anchorage

Chugach SP - Indian Ball field

CLOSED to vehicles
Walk-in use permitted, no services

 

Please do not block entrance gates.

**Operated by Lifetime Adventures under commercial permit.
Half the campsites available by reservation - call (907) 694-7982


Copper Basin

Nearest TownFacilityOpen Status

Glennallen

Dry Creek SRS - Campground

CLOSED

Glennallen

Lake Louise SRA - Campground

CLOSED

Glennallen

Liberty Falls SRS - Campground

CLOSED

Glennallen

Porcupine Creek SRS - Campground

CLOSED

Glennallen

Squirrel Creek SRS - Campground

CLOSED

Valdez

Blueberry Lake SRS - Campground

OPEN


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Interior

All campgrounds are open as soon as snowmelt allows, but we do not charge fees for campsites until drinking water is available. The opening dates below reflects when we anticipate having safe water available for the campgrounds and when we plan to begin charging for use of the facilities, including campsites, boat launches, and dump stations.

Nearest TownFacilityOpen Status

Delta Jct.

Big Delta SHP - Campground*

CLOSED

Delta Jct.

Big Delta SHP - Dump Station*

CLOSED

Delta Jct.

Big Delta SHP - Rika's Roadhouse*

CLOSED

Delta Jct.

Big Delta SHP - Rika's Cafe and Pantry

CLOSED

Delta Jct.

Clearwater SRS - Boat Launch

OPEN

Delta Jct.

Clearwater SRS - Campground

CLOSED

Delta Jct.

Delta SRS - Campground

CLOSED

Delta Jct.

Donnelly Creek SRS - Campground

CLOSED

Delta Jct.

Fielding Lake SRS - Campground

PASSIVE

Delta Jct.

Quartz Lake SRA - Boat Launch

OPEN

Delta Jct.

Quartz Lake SRA - Campground

CLOSED

Fairbanks

Birch Lake SRS - Boat Launch

OPEN

Fairbanks

Birch Lake SRS - Campground

CLOSED

Fairbanks

Chena River SRA - Red Squirrel Campground

CLOSED

Fairbanks

Chena River SRA - Rosehip Campground

CLOSED

Fairbanks

Chena River SRA - Tors Trail Campground

CLOSED

Fairbanks

Chena River SRS - Boat Launch*

OPEN

Fairbanks

Chena River SRS - Campground*

CLOSED

Fairbanks

Chena River SRS - Dump Station*

CLOSED

 

*Operated by private contractor under a commercial permit.

Fairbanks

Harding Lake SRA - Boat Launch

OPEN

Fairbanks

Harding Lake SRA - Campground

CLOSED

Fairbanks

Harding Lake SRA - Dump Station

CLOSED

Fairbanks

Lower Chatanika River SRA - Boat Launch

OPEN

Fairbanks

Lower Chatanika River SRA - Olnes Pond Campground

CLOSED

Fairbanks

Lower Chatanika River SRA - Whitefish Campground

CLOSED

Fairbanks

Salcha River SRS - Boat Launch

OPEN

Fairbanks

Salcha River SRS - Campground

CLOSED

Fairbanks

Upper Chatanika SRS - Campground

CLOSED

Tok

Eagle Trail SRS - Campground*

CLOSED

Tok

Moon Lake SRS - Campground*

CLOSED

Tok

Tok River SRS - Campground*

CLOSED

 

*Operated by private contractor under a commercial permit.


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Kenai Peninsula

All campgrounds are open as soon as snowmelt allows, unless noted as closed below. We do not charge fees for campsites until drinking water is available. The opening dates below reflects when we anticipate having safe water available for the campgrounds and when we plan to begin charging for use of the facilities, including campsites, boat launches, and dump stations.

CLOSED
Nearest TownFacilityOpen Status

Cooper Landing

Kenai River SMA - Cooper Landing Boat Launch

OPEN

Homer

Anchor River SRA - Coho Campground

CLOSED

Homer

Anchor River SRA - Halibut Campground

Homer

Anchor River SRA - Silverking Campground

CLOSED

Homer

Anchor River SRA - Slidehole Campground

CLOSED

Homer

Anchor River SRA - Steelhead Campground

CLOSED

Homer

Deep Creek SRA - Deep Creek Beach Boat Launch

OPEN

Homer

Deep Creek SRA - Deep Creek Beach Campground

OPEN

Homer

Deep Creek SRA - North Scenic Overlook Campground

OPEN

Homer

Deep Creek SRA - South Scenic Overlook Campground

CLOSED

Homer

Ninilchik SRA - Ninilchik Beach Day-Use

OPEN
/weather permitting

Homer

Ninilchik SRA - Ninilchik River Campground

OPEN

Homer

Ninilchik SRA - Ninilchik View Campground

OPEN

Homer

Ninilchik SRA - Ninilchik View Dump Station

OPEN

Homer

Ninilchik SRA - Scenic Overlook Campground

CLOSED

Homer

Stariski SRS - Campground

CLOSED

Kenai

Captain Cook SRA - Discovery Campground

CLOSED

Kenai

Kenai River SMA - Pillars Boat Launch

CLOSED

Kenai

Kenai River SMA - Eagle Rock Boat Launch

CLOSED

Soldotna

Clam Gulch SRA - Campground
water is off for the season

OPEN

Soldotna

Crooked Creek SRS - Campground

CLOSED

Soldotna

Johnson Lake SRA - Campground

OPEN

Soldotna

Kasilof River SRS - Boat Launch

CLOSED

Soldotna

Kenai River SMA - Slikok Creek Day-Use

CLOSED

Sterling

Kenai River SMA - Bing's Landing Boat Launch

OPEN

Sterling

Kenai River SMA - Bing's Landing Campground

CLOSED

Sterling

Kenai River SMA - Funny River Campground

CLOSED

Sterling

Kenai River SMA - Izaak Walton Boat Launch

CLOSED

Sterling

Kenai River SMA - Izaak Walton Campground

CLOSED

Sterling

Kenai River SMA - Morgan's Landing Campground

OPEN

Sterling

Kenai River SMA - Morgan's Landing Day-Use

OPEN

Sterling

Scout Lake SRS - Day Use

OPEN


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Kodiak Islands

Nearest TownFacilityOpen Status

Kodiak

Buskin River SRS - Campground

CLOSED

Kodiak

Fort Abercrombie SHP - Campground

CLOSED

Kodiak

Pasagshak SRS - Campground

CLOSED


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Mat-Su Valleys

Nearest TownFacilityOpen Status

Palmer

Finger Lake SRS - Boat Launch

CLOSED

Palmer

Finger Lake SRS - Campground

CLOSED

Palmer

King Mountain SRS - Campground

CLOSED

Palmer

Matanuska Glacier SRS - Campground

CLOSED

Palmer

Matanuska Lake SRA

CLOSED

Palmer

Government Peak - Campground

CLOSED

Palmer

Archangel Road

OPEN

Palmer

Fishhook Camping

OPEN

Palmer

Goldmint Campground

OPEN

Palmer

Independence Mine State Historical Park

CLOSED

Trapper Creek

Denali SP - Byers Lake Campground

OPEN

Trapper Creek

Denali SP - Denali View North - Campground

CLOSED

Trapper Creek

Denali SP - Denali View South - Campground

CLOSED

Trapper Creek

Denali SP - Upper Troublesome Creek

OPEN

Trapper Creek

Denali SP - Lower Troublesome Creek - Campground

CLOSED

Trapper Creek

Denali State Park - K'esugi Ken Campground

CLOSED

Big Lake

Montana Creek SRS - Campground

CLOSED

Big Lake

Big Lake North SRS - Boat Launch

OPEN

Big Lake

Big Lake North SRS - Campground

OPEN

Big Lake

Big Lake South SRS - Boat Launch

OPEN

Big Lake

Big Lake South SRS - Campground

CLOSED

Big Lake

Little Susitna PUF - Boat Launch

OPEN

Big Lake

Little Susitna PUF - Campground

CLOSED

Big Lake

Rocky Lake SRS - Campground

CLOSED

Willow

Nancy Lake SRA - South Rolly Lake Campground

CLOSED

Willow

Nancy Lake SRS - Boat Launch

CLOSED

Willow

Nancy Lake SRS - Campground

CLOSED

Willow

Willow Creek Campground

CLOSED

* approximate date to open


Southeast

Nearest TownFacilityOpening Date

Haines

Chilkat SP - Campground

CLOSED

Haines

Chilkoot Lake SRS - Campground

CLOSED

Haines

Mosquito Lake SRS - Campground

OPEN

Haines

Portage Cove SRS - Campground

CLOSED

Juneau

Eagle Beach SRA - Campground

CLOSED

Ketchikan

Settlers Cove SRS - Campground

CLOSED


Wood-Tikchik

Nearest TownFacility

Wood-Tikchik

Lake Aleknagik SRS - Boat Launch

 


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