Parks in Alaska (140)

Afognak Island State Park
, AK
Identified in 1892 as one of the nation's first conservation areas, Afognak Island was originally designated as the Afognak Forest and Fish Culture Reserve because of its outstanding wildlife and salm
Alaska Veteran's Memorial
Denali Borough, AK
We dedicate this place to the remembrance of the veterans of Alaska who have served their country at home and throughout the world. We honor their heroism and dedication." The Alaska Veteran's Memoria
Anchor River State Recreation Area
, AK
The first written descriptions of the land and people of the Kenai Peninsula are found in the 1778 journals from the British sponsored expedition of Captain James Cook. According to legend, Anchor Poi
Archangel Road and Trail
, AK
Archangel Road Trailhead is located in the Hatcher Pass East Management Area, near mile 14.4 Hatcher Pass Road. The road is managed by the Alaska Department of Transportation in cooperation with Alask
Arctic Valley Alpenglow
, AK
Arctic Valley Alpenglow is located within Chugach State Park, 10 miles north-east of downtown Anchorage.In the summer months, Arctic Valley has many trails for hiking. From easy to hard, there is one
Baranof Castle State Historic Site
, AK
Commonly referred to as Castle Hill, this park is one of the most historically significant sites in Alaska. Tlingit natives originally inhabited this area and built a strategic fortification at this s
Big Delta State Historical Park
, AK
Big Delta State Historical Parks is a ten-acre park with 23 RV camping sites in the parking lot development. Facilities include picnic area, toilets, water and a dump station. The park is located 8 mi
Big Eddy Day Use Area
Deschutes County, AK
The Kenai River Special Management Area (SMA) consists of more than 105 linear miles of rivers and lakes, including Kenai Lake, Skilak Lake, and the Kenai River from river mile 82 downstream to four m
Big Lake North State Recreational Site
, AK
Big Lake North State Recreational Site is 13 miles west of Wasilla. Boating and fishing are extremely popular on the lake during the summer months. Big Lake is known as Alaska's Year-Round Playground
Big Lake South State Recreation Site
Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK
Camping, fishing, boating, water skiing and jet skiing.Big Lake North is managed by Great Holiday Campgrounds, (907) 240-9797, reservations are accepted March-September. www.biglakeparks.com
Bings Landing Campground & Day Use Area
Kenai Peninsula Borough, AK
The Kenai River boasts major runs of four Pacific salmon species: king, red, silver and pink, in addition to trophy sized rainbow trout and Dolly Varden. Kenai River kings, or Chinook salmon, are amon
Birch Lake State Recreation Site
Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK
Birch Lake SRA is nestled between a lilypad covered lake and forested wetlands. Boat launch and courtesy dock with ADA Access. No long term docking, approximate 20 minute time limit.Users should bring
Bird Creek Campground
, AK
Bird Creek campground is located south of Anchorage at Bird Creek. The campground offers experiences ranging from fishing, hiking, whale watchig, wildlife viewing, and spectacular sunsets.All have woo
Bird Creek Overflow Parking
, AK
Bird Creek campground overflow is located south of Anchorage at Bird Creek. The campground there also offers experiences ranging from fishing, hiking, whale watching, wildlife viewing, and spectacular
Bishop Creek Day Use Area
, AK
Bishop Creek Day Use Area is located in the Captain Cook SRA. The park is virtually undiscovered by most visitors to the Kenai Peninsula. It offers a peaceful setting of forests, lakes, streams and sa
Blueberry Lake State Recreation Site
, AK
Blueberry Lake State Recreation Site is located in spectacular Thompson Pass, 24 miles north of Valdez. The park is located at the large switchback before descending into Keystone Canyon. The high alp
Buskin River State Recreational Site
, AK
Buskin River State Recreation Site borders the Buskin River and is near the state airport. The Buskin River is one of the most productive fisheries on the Kodiak road system. Visitors from around the
Byers Lake Campground
, AK
This quiet, family campground is nestled on Byers Lake at the foot of Kesugi Ridge. The area offers spectacular views of Mt. McKinley. It is located 147 miles north of Anchorage and 90 miles from the
Caines Head State Recreation Area
, AK
Caines Head State Recreation Area is the scenic site of an abandoned World War II fort, can be reached by boat or foot from Seward. The massive headland rises 650 feet above Resurrection Bay, against
Captain Cook State Recreation Area
, AK
Captain Cook State Recreation Area is virtually undiscovered by most visitors to the Kenai Peninsula. It offers a peaceful setting of forests, lakes, streams and saltwater beaches. The recreation area
Chena River State Recreation Site
, AK
Chena River State Recreation Site (also known as Chena Wayside) is located in downtown Fairbanks at 3530 Geraghty Ave. This 29-acre park sits on the banks of the Chena River. Facilities include over 6
Chena River State Recreational Area
, AK
More than ever, Chena River State Recreation Area is a park for all seasons. Are you interested in a day of hiking and rock-climbing at Granite Tors? Or would you prefer to harness up the dog team and
Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve
, AK
The Alaska Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve was created by the State of Alaska in June of 1982. The preserve was established to protect and perpetuate one of the world's largest concentration of Bald Eagle
Chilkat State Park
, AK
This park offers a log cabin contact/information center, 35-site campground, picnic area, boat launch and trails. The campground sits in a mixed forest of evergreens and deciduous trees at the edge of
Chilkoot Lake State Recreation Site
, AK
Chilkoot Lake State Recreation Site is at the south end of Chilkoot Lake, near the outlet to the Chilkoot River. The campground sits amid a beautiful stand of Sitka spruce.The park and surrounding are