Granite Creek Campground

Area Status: Open
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A small loop campground with 19 sites (most beside creek) suitable for vehicle camping, RVs, and tents with 19 sites. Vault toilet, hand driven water pump, dumpster, picnic tables, fire rings, bear lockers.

Campground is open for the 2014 Summer Season

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Not open Memorial Day weekend 2013 due to snow conditions
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees Reservations can be made at www.recreation.gov. There is a user pay station at the entrance to the campground.
Best Season: June-August
Busiest Season: July-August
Closest Towns: Girdwood, Whittier
Water: hand pumped
Restroom: vault

General Information

General Notes:

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 for small Dolly Varden is available in Granite Creek near the campground.  Campground is located near Sixmile creek, which provides Class V whitewater opportunities for rafts and kayaks.  Review Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) hunting and fishing regulations.


Directions:

Campground is located 64 miles south of Anchorage along the Seward highway.


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A small loop campground with 19 sites (most beside creek) suitable for vehicle camping, RV’s, and tents.

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

Fees: There is a user pay station at the entrance to the campground. The current fee is $14 a night for any unreserved sites.

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Amenities

Camping trailer
Toilets
Picnic tables
Parking
Tent camping
Drinking water