Area Status: 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
||Gate closed for the winter. Walk in use is OK. No fees, no services.
||Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
||No reservations are taken for the Black Bear Campground. There is a user pay station at the entrance to the campground.
|| Girdwood, Whittier
Wildlife include black and brown bears, moose, mountain goats, snowshoe hair, 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. Review Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) hunting and fishing regulations.