Camping in Alaska

Camping in Alaska

Winter Camping
© Alaska Division of Tourism

"When taking on the great northern wilderness this summer, clients should note that pitching a tent or parking their RV on Alaska turf can be as rugged or civilized as they choose, depending upon the location."

-Michele San Filipo,
Travel Agent magazine,
February 1999

Travelers in Alaska will find a variety of camping opportunities across the state from RV parks and campgrounds to cabins and true wilderness.

For more information, explore the following sites:

Guide to Alaska's National Parks

RV Tips publication
A practical guide to campgrounds, dump stations, and propane services along Alaska's highways - maps are included. Note: this is a pdf and you will need Acrobat Reader to view it.

Help Along the Way 2004
This publication provides emergency medical services contact information for travelers throughout the state.

Alaska State Parks

Tongass National Forest Camping Information
You will be clicking to the Tongass National Forest Recreation/Campground Information page.

For contacts & information on camping on public lands, go to the APLIC site.

For information on renting public use cabins in Alaska, go to the APLIC site.

Alaska Facts

State Nick Name: "The Last Frontier" - the name Alaska is derived from the Aleut word "Aleyska," meaning "great land."

State Motto: "North to the Future"

State Capital: Juneau, located in the Southeast region of Alaska, has a population of 33,277 (2015 Estimate of Population, Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development)

Alaska Map:

Map of Alaska

Alaska Flag:

Alaska state flag is dark blue with yellow stars in the shape of the big dipper with the North star

NOTE: The State of Alaska is not responsible for the content/information on any site outside of a State of Alaska department.