River Park Campground

Chena Lake Recreation Area

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3780 Laurance Rd. North Pole, AK 99705 907-488-1655 Official Website

GPS: 64.794, -147.1978

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Overview of River Park Campground

Number of Sites 35

Elevation 492 ft / 149 m

Tent Camping Yes

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Verizon 4G/LTE
Confirmed by 1 User
Last reported 10/25/2018
25' Keystone Cougar
2016 Ford F-350 Diesel
38 reviews
“Awesome campground in North Pole, Alaska”

Reviewed 10/25/2018

Nightly rate: $20
Days stayed: 5
Overall Rating
We have stayed here a couple of times, and have been here other times just for daytime recreation. A paved bike path can be found, that will take you all the way back into North Pole, fishing and swimming in the lake, or fishing in the river can all be yours. We always stay on the river side as there is less people and less mosquitos, and if there is a fresh batch of mosquitos around you better have some indoor shelter to get away from them as they will try to carry you away. If you get there after the main camping season, there is no charge yet the gates always stay open. As the other poster said, you can get a annual camping permit, however they do limit the amount of days you can stay in one month, however it could still be worth it as the reason for the limited stays at one time is to keep people from moving in. Eielson Airforce is nearby, so jet flight traffic is normal, and sometimes you can be rattled by a sonic boom so consider that your warning.
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Verizon 4G/LTE

RVLIKEMIDGLEY would stay here again

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  • dry camping
  • fishing
  • horseshoes
  • picnic area
  • playground
  • recreation trail
  • swimming beach
  • volleyball
Site Amenities
  • fire ring
  • picnic table
  • trash
  • pets


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