Black Bear Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

Campground is closed.

A small loop campground with 13 sites suitable for vehicle camping (RV's not recommended) and tents.

13 sites. Vault toilet, hand driven water pump, dumpster, picnic tables, fire rings, bear lockers.  Not included:  running water, electricity, dump station, or wood.

At a Glance

Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees No reservations are taken for the Black Bear Campground.  There is a user pay station at the entrance to the campground.
Best Season: June-September
Busiest Season: July-August
Closest Towns:  Girdwood, Whittier
Water: hand pumped
Restroom: vault

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Campground Camping

Wildlife include black and brown bears, moose, mountain goats, snowshoe hare, spruce grouse and ptarmigan.  Goats can be seen on the peaks in the area.  Hunting is regulated, permits available.  Fishing is nonexistant in the area near this campground.

Campground is located near Portage creek, which provides Class II whitewater opportunities for rafts and kayaks.


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Camping trailer
Picnic tables
Tent camping
Drinking water