Copper River Campground

Dept. Fish & Wildlife

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McCarthy Rd.
Chitina, AK 99566

GPS: 61.5285, -144.4037

Last Price Paid: $0
Number of Sites: 12
Pad Type: dirt
Tent Camping: Yes

Accessibility is not guaranteed, always scout ahead before driving down dirt roads.
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4 people have reviewed this location.

Ratings Summary

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Cell Phone Coverage

3bars
Verizon 4G/LTE
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VeganRV
Box Elder, SD
34 Winnebago Adventurer
2002 Subaru Forester
29 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 1

VeganRV would stay here again

“Good overnight before the trek to McCarthy!”

Reviewed Jul 26, 2018

Overall Rating

Scout it out before you pick a spot because there are some pretty cool campsites tucked away. We were only able to get Verizon here. AT&T and T-Mobile were a no go. This campground can get a bit rowdy. Tenters showed up at 3 am and made a ton of noise. People were pulling boats out until at least midnight. Also, generators running m... more

Access
Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise
3bars
Verizon 4G/LTE

This review is the opinion of a Campendium member and not of Campendium.com


1 review
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 1

mmihalek would stay here again

“Can't beat the price”

Reviewed May 15, 2018

Overall Rating

Stayed here one night in a 25' RV from Great Alaskan Holidays in early September of 2016. The colors were amazing! No site numbers, just pick a spot that doesn't block the road in any way from what I could tell/remember. Had great Verizon LTE access to stream videos when it got dark. I'll be heading back there this year in my own 27' T... more

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Location
Cleanliness
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3bars
Verizon 4G/LTE

This review is the opinion of a Campendium member and not of Campendium.com


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Island Girl Walka...

39 National Tropical
2011 Subaru Impreza
70 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 3

Island Girl Walkabout would stay here again

“Walk to the river or drive to the ghost town of Kennicott”

Reviewed Nov 18, 2015

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I don't quite remember how we found out about this place, but there isn't a lot of information about it. The campground has some designated sites, but also some clear areas where people park haphazardly. It seems to be frequented mostly by locals who are fishing. Not to be confused with the campground across the street run by Native Am... more

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Van-Tramp
Longmont, CO
27 Airstream International
198 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 2

Van-Tramp would stay here again

“Don't haul your trailer to McCarthy, stay here instead”

Reviewed Aug 26, 2015

Overall Rating

I just happened to stumble onto this campground while checking across the street (near the river) for boondocking (it is Native Corp land across the street and very filthy). I could not find any information on who operates this campground, but with signage from the Fish and Game department and the vault toilets my bets were safe that i... more

Access
Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise
3bars
Verizon 4G/LTE

This review is the opinion of a Campendium member and not of Campendium.com


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Two free campgrounds between Tok and McCarthy, Alaska - VeganRV

Two free campgrounds between Tok and McCarthy, Alaska Free camping in Alaska is ubi...

Hookups:
  • dry camping
Recreation:
  • fishing
  • recreation trail
  • water access
Site Amenities:
  • fire ring
  • picnic table
  • pull thru
Pets:
  • pets

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