Campgrounds in Moose Pass, Alaska

Campgrounds in Moose Pass, Alaska
In the Chugach National Forest, America's most northerly national forest, there is a combination of water, land, plants and animals that will stun you with their beauty and wildness. From the snowy peaks and massive glaciers to the rich shorelines of the Kenai Peninsula and Copper River Delta, there are 5.4 million acres of water and land wilderness to explore. If traveling through the Moose Pass area, you could stay at one of these campgrounds.
 

Tenderfoot Creek Campground

Located on Summit Lake, this RV campground is open from Memorial Day to Labor Day and is composed of 28 sites (some of them lakefront) with site pads but no hookups. In 2008, this campground underwent extensive renovation. Reservations should be made at least five days in advance, and there is a maximum of two vehicles per site. This campground has much to offer, including nearby hiking, fishing, canoeing or kayaking, mountain biking and bird watching. There is also a campground host, boat launch and boat ramp, drinking water from a hand well, table, firewood sold to be used exclusively in the fire pits and bear boxes, as there are bears commonly in the area.

Tenderfoot Creek Campground
Mile 46 Seward Highway
Anchorage, AK 99631
907-522-8368

 
 

Trail River Campground

Between Trail River and Kenai Lake, this RV Campground is open from Memorial Day to Labor Day, though these dates are tentative depending on snow depth in the area. This campground is composed of 64 sites, and restroom facilities are supplied. At times, only group sites are available, and reservations should be made at least five days in advance. There is also a two-vehicle limit per site, and food must be kept in the vehicles because of bears in the area, but there are no bear boxes provided. There are no hookups at the sites. There is however, a playground, picnic tables, horseshoes and drinking water on-site. Firewood is sold to be used exclusively in the fire pits.

Trail River Campground
3705 Arctic Blvd. #2337
Anchorage, AK 99503
907-522-8368

Ptarmigan Creek

At this campground, mountain views can be enjoyed and wildflowers abound in summer. It is a wooded area with nearby fishing and hiking. Dolly and Rainbow trout are a few of the local fish, and hiking to and from Ptarmigan Lake can be managed within a day. There is a comfort station and hiking trail provided, as well as firewood that is sold for the fire pits, but no hookups or dumping station at this campground. There are no bear boxes, so food should be kept in vehicles. As is common among these campgrounds, reservations should be made five days before your stay.

Ptarmigan Creek
800 East Diamond Blvd. Suite 3-405
Anchorage, AK 99515
907-522-8368

 

Article Written By Naomi Judd

Naomi M. Judd is a naturalist, artist and writer. Her work has been published in various literary journals, newspapers and websites. Judd holds a self-designed Bachelor of Arts in adventure writing from Plymouth State University and is earning a Master of Fine Arts in creative writing from the University of Southern Maine.

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