Visitor Information & Campgrounds
Visitor and Community Information can be obtained year-round at the Chugiak-Eagle River Chamber of Commerce, located in the Eagle River-Chugiak Town Center at 12001 Business Boulevard Suite 108, right across the hall from the Eagle River Library. The Center has a variety of community and visitor information guides from around Alaska as well as additional resources about the local area.
Our campgrounds are open in the summer only and are the pride and joy of Alaska State Parks. These beautiful sites provide recreational access to Chugach State Park - 495,000 acres of pristine wilderness which borders all of the Municipality of Anchorage. For more information on Chugach State Park, visit their website at http://dnr.alaska.gov/parks/units/chugach/
EAGLE RIVER CAMPGROUND (State) has camping sites for 50, as well as a developed day use area. This campground is located on the banks of Eagle River directly off the Glenn Highway. (Take the Hiland Road exit off the Glenn Highway - follow the frontage road down to Eagle River.) Seasonal reservations for some sites can be made by calling 907-694-7982 from May into September, or year round at 907-746-4644.
EKLUTNA STATE CAMPGROUND (State) is located approximately 10 miles off the Glenn Highway in Chugach State Park on the shores of Eklutna Lake. (Take the Eklutna Exit). This scenic area provides excellent hiking and boating opportunities. The campground has 50 sites, drinking water, latrines, and a 15 day camping limit. Hiking trailheads in the area include: Twin Peaks, Lakeside and Bold Ridge. Activity concessions are available adjacent to the campground and include kayak and bike rentals.