Quartz Creek Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

Ocober 20, 2016 -Quartz Creek Campground is closed for the season. The boat launch remains open.

This campground has 45 sites, some double sites, paved roads and spurs. The campground will recieve more upgrades in the future, including an RV dumpstation, picnic sites, and an interpretive pavilion.

Water, flush toilets, tables, and a boat launching area.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Gates are closed and locked.
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 Recreation.gov (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). Some first come first served sites are available. The maximum stay is 14 nights.

General Information


Located in Cooper Landing on Kenai Lake. Travel south on the Seward Highway and turn right onto the Sterling Highway. The campground is located at Milepost 45 on the Sterling Highway.

General Notes:

Relatively flat with small spruce tress, and lake.

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River and Stream Fishing

In addition to river and stream fishing there is also lake fishing in the area. Rainbow/steelhead trout and Dolly Varden in Quartz Creek. See Alaska Department of Fish & Game regulatons.

Nature Viewing

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Water Activities

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