Sometimes the hardest part of planning your Alaska Adventure is figuring out where to go. The folks at Tripleblaze.com have used the science of internet ratings, reviews, and member votes to compile a list of the best campgrounds in Alaska. So take a look and start planning your ultimate Alaska road trip.
Brushkana Campgrounds - Denali National Park
This BLM campground is located next to Brushkana Creek at Milepost 104 on the Denali Highway. It's a favorite location for bird viewing and you may encounter eagles, porcupine, and other tundra animals. Fishing for grayling in the creek is a popular activity and the campground has heaviest use during the July 4th holiday.
Hidden Lake Campground - Cooper's Landing
The US Fish & Wildlife Service operates this hidden gem on the Kenai Peninsula. It features wide and private campsites with a great beach area and a concrete boat launch. Fishing is excellent and campers have the opportunity to see lynx, bears, squirrels, and loons in the surrounding Kenai National Wildlife Refuge.
Quartz Creek - Seward Ranger District
Located in the Chugach National Forest, Quartz Creek Campground is a popular summer destination. The area offers river, stream, and lake fishing for trout and Dolly Varden. Kayaking and canoeing on Kenai Lake are also popular activities for the whole family.
Gulkana National Wild and Scenic River - Glenallen
For those feeling a little more adventurous, try the BLM Gulkana Wild and Scenic River campground. There are ample opportunities for trout, grayling, king salmon, red salmon, and whitefish angling. It is also a popular area for boaters and float trips. The most popular float trip begins at the Paxson Lake Campground and proceeds for 20 miles to Class III-IV canyon rapids.