Alaska June 21, 2018
9 Glorious Campgrounds In Alaska Where No Reservation Is Required
It’s the middle of summer and the perfect time to go camping! Head to these glorious campgrounds where you don’t have to plan ahead. Take an impromptu trip this weekend to get away from it all at these camping locations. You’ll love the fresh air and the beauty of the natural world as you take a little time off the screens and offices of town to live in the woods for a couple days. Bring your family and friends and head out to these glorious campgrounds where no reservations are required.
1. Quartz Creek Campground. Cooper Landing
Quartz Creek Campground is tucked between Kenai Lake and Quartz Creek in Cooper Landing, Alaska. There are 46 campsites, so you should be able to get one without a reservation. There is a boat ramp, so bring along your boat.
2. Delta State Recreation Site
The Delta Watershed is one of the most beautiful areas of Alaska, and you can camp in the middle of it all. In the interior, you can stop by Delta on most road trips in or out of the state to explore this lovely area.
3. Moon Lake, Tok
This gorgeous lake is at near mile 1332 of the Alaska Highway in Tok, a great spot to camp. Each campsite feels hidden and private and the lake is wonderful for paddling, so bring a canoe or raft.
4. Chena Lakes Campground, Fairbanks
Chena Lakes are several beautiful, clear lakes in the interior. A hot spot for summer fun, head here for swimming, camping, boating, floating, and soaking in the rays.
5. Clam Gulch State Recreation Area, Soldotna
At 117.5 Sterling Highway, Clam Gulch used to be a spot for harvesting razor clams but is now a sandy beach camping spot that is great for playing in the sand. The ocean views are breathtaking.
6. Johnson Lake State Rec Area, Kasilof
These 332 acres of wooded area around the lake are great for day hiking and exploration. The lake is full of rainbow trout for fishing and the campsites are spacious and plentiful.
7. Funny River Campground, Funny River
Located at Mile 12 Funny River Road, this campground is near many beautiful natural features. The river is full of sockeye and silver salmon in the summer and this spot is a haven for those who love fishing.
8. Thumb Cove State Marine Park, Seward
Thumb Cove State Marine Park is located nine miles south of Seward on the east side of Resurrection Bay and features a sandy beach, wooded trails, and beautiful, remote camping spots. There are cabins you can reserve, but the campsites require no reservation.
9. Buskin River State Recreational Site, Kodiak
Near the airport in Kodiak, this spot abounds with wildlife from seabirds to seals. Campsites are available for both tents and RV's.
These 8 Camping Spots In Alaska Are Well Worth Your Stay for a great time this summer.
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