Campgrounds and RV Parks
Traveling through the Mat-Su Valley 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. There are also a number of smaller sites around the Mat-Su Valley that offer tent camping or spots for RVs without full hook-ups. For a complete list of Alaska State Parks facilities that offer camping, here is a handy PDF.
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
There are a number of private camping and RV parks in the Mat-Su Valley. For a complete list of private parks, including their amenities, while driving north from Anchorage on the Glenn Highway (Hwy. 1), click here. If you are traveling north on the Parks Highway (Hwy. 3), click here.