Granite Creek Campground

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

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Summer camping season is over. However, sometimes our campgrounds stay open until it snows or into the winter. If a campground is open, the gate will be open and camping is on a first come first serve basis. No reservations are required for fall, winter, early spring camping. During the off-season there is no water, no trash service, and no fees.  Please pack out all garbage. Outhouse/toilet facilities may be unavailable. You can stay in touch with events and news concerning the Chugach National Forest by following us on Twitter @ChugachForestAK and Facebook or check out our event calendar on our homepage.
Reservations: Reservations are made though (1-877-444-6777) and recommended for summer camping. Fees are charged during the summer season. Reservations may be made up to180 days prior to your desired arrival date in the summer season (Memorial Day through Labor Day in September).
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
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.


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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Camping trailer
Picnic tables
Tent camping
Drinking water