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Campgrounds & RV Parks

RV Parks and Campgrounds in the Mat-Su ValleyTraveling through Alaska by RV or motorhome is a excellent way for families, nature lovers and travelers with pets to conveniently experience Alaska wilderness and local culture.

With more than two dozen public and private RV parks and campgrounds, recreation sites and an endless variety of things to see and do, the Mat-Su is a top choice for travelers who are literally on the go. View Suggested Scenic Drive Itineraries.

RV travelers will find ample, well-marked RV parking at restaurants, tourist sites and stores, signage along Alaska highways to alert drivers to RV camping areas and private facilities with Internet access and activities to keep the whole family happy. View a list of private parks and campgrounds located in the Mat-Su Valley.

Alaska State Park Campgrounds

Alaska State Parks in the Mat-Su with camping facilities include Denali State Park and Nancy Lake State Recreation Area. Smaller parks in the Mat-Su for tent and RV camping include the Matanuska River Park Campground in Palmer, Lake Lucille Park Campground in Wasilla, Little Susitna River Campground in Houston, Deshka River Campground, and Talkeetna River Park Campground. www.matsugov.us/RecServices/parks.cfm

Public Use Cabins

There are three public use cabins located at Byers Lake, Denali State Park; one at Matanuska Glacier State Recreation Site (Matanuska Glacier) and thirteen cabins at Nancy Lake State Recreation Area. Cabins are reserved, first come first serve. Visit www.dnr.state.ak.us for details and online reservations.

Mat-Su Private Camping and RV Parks

For a list of the private Mat-Su RV parks and campgrounds, visit the Alaska Campground Owner's Association Web site - Alaska's non-profit campground association with maps and directory information, which offers travelers places to go, where to stay, things to see and do, and adventures to experience. www.alaskacampgrounds.net.

 Name

City 

Full 
hook  ups 

Partial 
hook ups 

Tent spots 

Pets 

Showers/
Restrooms 

 Wi-Fi

 Dump Station

Max RV length (ft.) 

 Convenience store/supplies

Alaskan Trails RV & Camper Park

 Wasilla

122 

 Y

Y

 Y (office)

 Y

 45-60

N

 Big Bear Campground & RV Park 

Palmer 

20 

varies 

Y

Y

no limit 

Fox Run RV Campground

Palmer 

22

 Y

no limit 

Homestead RV Park, LLC 

 Palmer

 0

63 

 5

 Y

45-70 

Kepler Park

 Palmer

 0

 20
Tent or RV

 Y

 restrooms only

 N

 no limit

Y

Mat-Su RV Park & Campground

 Willow

 43

 10

 Y

 Y

 Y

 75

Y

Montana Creek Campground

 Willow

 0

18 

67 
Tent 
or RV

 Y

 N

 N

 100

Talkeetna Camper Park

 Talkeetna

 5

29 

 Y

 Y

 Y

 Y

 65

Y


 

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Alaska Campground Owners Association

Alaska Campground Owners Association

ACOA is Alaska's non-profit campground association. Our map/directory information gives travelers places to go, where to stay, things to see and do, and adventures to experience.  more

Alaskan Trails RV & Camper Park, LLC

Alaskan Trails RV & Camper Park, LLC

Big Bear Campground & RV Park

Fox Run Lodge & RV Campground

Kepler Park

Kepler Park

Family owned and operated with a family-friendly atmosphere. We offer camping, picnicing, boat rentals and fishing. Visit us for a time of outdoor recreation and relaxation. The 2012 Summer Season marks the 60th anniversary for our business. In celebration, we will be  more

Lifetime Adventures

Lifetime Adventures

Located at Eklutna Lake, Katmai National Park and Eagle River Campground. On-site kayak and bike rentals, lessons, guided trips. Scenic and whitewater tours of Eagle River. Group winter tours.  more

Mt. View RV Park

Quiet, clean and restful on Smith Road, 2.8 miles from Palmer. Cabin rental, full H/U RV sites, new laundry and showers. Wi-Fi wireless internet. Good Sam park, large sites and pavilion.  more

Susitna Recreational Camps, Inc.

Beautifully treed campground located on excellent fishing stream. Electric hookups, picnic tables, toilets, fire rings, BBQ, store, tackle, flower gardens, lawns, forests. Frommers rating: 5 stars for cleanliness, 4 stars for quiet and beauty.  more

Talkeetna Camper Park

Talkeetna Camper Park

Located 1/2 mile from downtown Talkeetna, we offer full and partial hook ups, long pull-through sites, showers, laundry, a small gift store and tour booking.  more

Trapper Creek Inn & RV Park

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Helpful resources

Helpful resources

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Maps and more

Maps and more

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Great outdoors

Great outdoors

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Denali Flightseeing

Denali Flightseeing

Alaska's majestic scenery appears magnified from a Cessna window and the vantage point makes for good… More Info

glaciers

glaciers

You can see a glacier just about anywhere in Alaska. But in the Mat-Su Valley, you can actually get out… More Info

Alaska Rafting

Alaska Rafting

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Dining in Mat-Su

Dining in Mat-Su

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Yahoo Mat-Su! Where Alaska comes to play

The Mat-Su Valley is your place for adventure. From flightseeing Mount McKinley to rafting the Matanuska River, excitement is right around every corner. Spectacular views abound, from mountains to glaciers to wildlife. Conveniently located 35 miles north of Anchorage, your Alaska experience begins when you get to the Mat-Su Valley. Spend a day exploring Hatcher Pass, test your luck fishing or take advantage of the bountiful hiking. The Mat-Su Valley - where Alaska comes to play!



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