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Alaska contains the largest state park system in the US with more than 3,000 campsites within its 120 unit park system. There are five state parks: Chugach State Park, Denali State Park, Chilkat State Park, Kachemak Bay State Park and Wood-Tikchik State Park.

In addition, there are 40 state recreation sites and a state historic park. Reservations are not accepted at any state campgrounds. An annual camping pass is available for unlimited camping in a calendar year.

The annual pass is a windshield decal is not transferable. Daily parking fees are imposed at some parks and a yearly parking pass is available. Make checks payable to State of Alaska. For info, contact Div of Parks & Outdoor Recreation.


Indian Chugach State Park | Location: 3601 C St, Suite 200, Anchorage Alaska 99503

Other Sources of Alaska Information nearby:
(Anchorage) Alaska Public Lands Information Center
(Anchorage) Alaska State Parks
(Anchorage) Anchorage Convention and Visitors Bureau
(Palmer) Mat-Su Visitors Center


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Great Alaska Sportsman Show Anchorage AK March28 The Great Alaska Sportsman Show is one of America's most unusual gatherings of men and women who love the great outdoors and the Alaska vendors, exhibitors and experts who seek to equip and prepare them for a season afield. The four-day show draws sell-out crowds of people who care passionately about fishing, hunting, hiking, camping, climbing and virtually all other outdoor activities.
Anchorage Festival of Music Anchorage AK April14 The Anchorage Festival of Music is a non-profit community organization dedicated to presenting classical music and educational opportunities in music for the people of Alaska. It is supported in part by grants from the Atwood Foundation, Getty Foundation, Carr Foundations and by major contributions from corporations, as well as generous contributions of time and financial support from many individuals and businesses.
Slam'n Salm'n Derby Anchorage AK June7-16 Win a boat, motor, and trailer.
Mayor's Midnight Sun Marathon Anchorage AK June22 The Mayor's Midnight Sun Marathon includes, a marathon (26.2 miles), marathon relay (4 X 6.5 miles), half marathon (13.1 miles). five miler (5.6 miles), and a youth cup (1.6 miles).
Bear Paw Festival Eagle River AK July10-14 Located in Eagle River, in the parking lot south of the Garcia's Restaurant, the Bear Paw Festival Vendor Court is a great place to find live entertainment, a variety of great food, and shopping for everyone. Definitely the perfect place to take your family!
Bear Paw Festival Eagle River AK July10-14 This event includes, US Army & AK National Guard Games & Exhibit, 3 on 3 BB Tourney, Celebrity Jeopardy, Community Service Awards, Classic 5K Race, Bear Paw's Got Talent, Grand Parade, Motorcycle Show, Bear Paw Photo Contest, Bear Paw Quilt Exhibit & Events, Bear Paw Royalty Pageant, Chepo's Classic Car Show, Community Entertainment on Stage, Dog & Owner Look A Like with VCA, and much more.