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11 Best Campgrounds For RVs In Alaska

Beautiful Alaska is a dream destination for many outdoor enthusiasts, campers, and adventurers.

There are landscapes you cannot find anywhere else, incredible wildlife sightings, and of course some of the best (and freshest!) food to enjoy as travelers make their way across the largest state.

Traveling by RV across the state is a great way to leisurely explore all that Alaska has to offer at your pace.

There is no shortage of RV resorts and campgrounds, so it will be a snap to plan your route.

Before you set off, it is important to list all the sites you would like to hit and make reservations to ensure you have a hookup spot at each resort. Take into consideration the weather, seasonality (the northern lights aren’t able to be easily seen year round) and travel times between parks.

To jump start your research, here are some of the best campgrounds for RVs in Alaska.

1.) Alaskan Angler RV Resort and Cabins

Angler RV Resort & Cabins in Alaska
Alaska Angler RV Resort and Cabins

In the heart of Ninilchik, you will find Alaskan Angler RV Resort and Cabins. This is the perfect getaway for the fishing enthusiast.

The park offers packages for lodging and fishing, as well as charters! Fishing and clamming equipment is available for rent, so you will be able to live your angler dreams no matter how much you forgot to pack.

Rent a cabin, deluxe cabin, or bring your mobile home for your stay.

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2.) Alaska Big Bear RV Park 

Alaska Big Bear RV Park
Alaska Big Bear RV Park

This family owned and operated RV park is a must-stay if you are in the Wasilla/Palmer area!

Their park as a total of 47 RV sites, 6 cabins, and 6 tent sites, each with a fire ring and picnic table. It’s also super family friendly with a centrally located playground.

Staying here will also offer incredible views of the surrounding landscape.

Cost: Starting at $55-$65/night for RV sites.

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3.) Chicken Creek Gold Camp

Chicken Creek Gold Camp in Alaska
Chicken Creek Gold Camp

You have struck the gold mine with this RV camping location! Chicken Creek Gold Camp is in the small town of, you guessed it, Chicken, Alaska.

You will not find a spot with more charm or unique character, so make sure to add this spot to your must-do list!

Guests can re-live the Gold Rush and pan or mine for gold. Is there a better souvenir than a chunk of gold for your someone special?

Other activities include day trips to Eagle or Dawson City, hiking, ATVing, fishing, and best of all, dancing the night away at the annual Chickenstock festival every year in the second week of June!

The RV park has 39 electric RV sites with free WiFi. Guests will also receive a free bundle of wood upon arrival with their campsite.

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4.) Diamond M. Ranch Resort

Diamond M Ranch Resort in Alaska
Diamond M Ranch Resort in Alaska

Winner of Trailer Life’s “Top 300 Parks in the US”, Diamond M. Ranch Resort offers free activities, excursions, destination weddings, and glamping.

The resort is located on the Kenai Peninsula and overlooks the Kenai River and Cook Inlet.

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5.) Denali Grizzly Bear Resort

Denali Grizzly Bear Resort
Denali Grizzly Bear Resort

Denali Grizzly Bear Resort and Campground is on the south boundary of Denali Park with camping, RV, and tent sites.

There are no pull-throughs or sewer hookups for RVs, but this resort offers what they call the “true Alaskan experience”.

Visit their popular Food Truck Court for a bite or shop for souvenirs at the General Store.

For amenities, Denali Grizzly Bear Resort offers private showers and a laundromat, campfire circles, central cooking shelters, a propane filling station, and two restaurants directly across the street.

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6.) Denali RV Park and Motel

Denali RV Park and Motel in Alaska
Denali RV Park and Motel in Alaska

Situated at the entrance to Denali National Park, the Denali RV Park and Motel is the perfect home spot for your Denali adventures.

There are 82 full RV hookup spots, as well as motel rooms, making it a great option if you are traveling with a large group or meeting friends who don’t have an RV.

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  • Address: 245.1 Parks Hwy Denali National Park and Preserve AK 99755
  • Phone: (907) 683-1500
  • Website: denalirvpark.com 
  • Social Media: Facebook

7.) Eagle’s Rest RV Park & Cabins

Eagle's Rest RV Park and Cabins in Alaska
Eagle’s Rest RV Park and Cabins in Alaska

Welcome to beautiful Valdez, Alaska!

Eagle’s Rest RV Park and Cabins offers an RV park as well as cabins and glamping tent rentals. The RV Park offers amenities such as laundromats, dump stations, and  gas, diesel, and propane next to the park.

Cost: Depends on RV spot, time of year and how full the park is. Average price ranges from $45-$67/night.

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8.) Heritage RV Park

Heritage RV Park in Alaska
Heritage RV Park

The Heritage RV Park is an ocean-front campground that is perfect for walks along the sand, eagle spotting, and fishing.

During your stay, you can enjoy fishing and wildlife charters, bike trails, and shopping that is a short jaunt from the park site! With incredible views of the water and mountains, this low-key RV Park is the perfect place to relax and rejuvenate.

All of the sites come with full hookups, septic drops, free WiFi, and free showers.

Cost: Standard Rate $72 per night, Alaskan Rate $70 per night

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9.) Klondike RV Park & Cottages

Klondike RV Park & Cottages
Klondike RV Park & Cottages

Klondike RV Park & Cottages is situated on the beautiful Kenai Peninsula and surrounded by beautiful wildlife.

They offer 35 RV sites, as well as several cottages that can sleep 2-4 people. The campground backs up to the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge and is only one block away from the Kenai River.

If you are looking to fish for salmon and spot some wildlife, you can’t beat that.

Cost: Prices range from $44 to 60 per night depending on seasonality.

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10.) River’s Edge Resort

River’s Edge Resort in Alaska
River’s Edge Resort in Alaska

River’s Edge Resort is nestled on the banks of the Chena River. Their RV park offers 167 sites with both full and basic hookups. It is pet-friendly, and even has a gift shop on site.

Cost: Super Hook Up $72.95 per night, Full Hook Up $67.95, or Basic Hook Up $62.95

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11.) Stoney Creek RV Park

Stoney Creek RV Park in Alaska
Stoney Creek RV Park in Alaska

The Stoney Creek RV Park is set on 15 acres in Seward, Alaska.

This quiet, luxury RV park has a creekside walk and amenities like laundry, campfires, and showers on site.

Stoney Creek RV Park is only 6 miles from downtown Seward, so if you are passing through you can stop and explore town during your stay.

Cost: Premiere Site $65 per night, Upgraded Site $60 per night, Basic RV Site $55

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With some of the best camping and RV parks on your itinerary, you are pretty much guaranteed to have an incredible Alaskan excursion.

One of the best ways to explore Alaska is by RV and going at your own pace.

Camping along your journey will make for incredible lifetime memories – the kind that brings travelers back to Alaska year after year.

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Megan McDonald

After living over 14 years in Alaska, Megan McDonald can confidently state that there’s not much of the state on the road system that she hasn’t visited. From the Brooks Range to McCarthy, Homer, and everywhere in between, every nook and cranny of Alaska is her always her new favorite place. As President and co-founder of Alaska-based boutique media agency HuMu Media, she spends her work time writing, photographing, and traveling, and her off time writing, photographing, and traveling. They say do what you love, and she is lucky enough to do so! You can follow her travels on Instagram at @theitinerantginger

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