The Harris River Campground has 14 drive-in campsites, with space for a small to medium-sized RV, picnic tables, and fire rings. Two outhouses are available. A short trail leads visitors through a muskeg and its unique vegetation. Reserve campsites or pay with fee envelope at site. Stay limit is 14 days. Special Features: The Harris River Campground offers quiet, peaceful campsites. Across the road is the Twentymile Spur Trail that follows the Harris River through its steep valley. Visitors should bring their salmon rod as there is great fishing right beside the campground in the lower Harris River. Watch the salmon swim upstream from the footbridge at the Harris River Picnic Area nearby.
At a Glance
Campground sites are available on a first-come, first-served basis. If you are in a group and wish to book adjacent sites ahead of time, this may be possible; please call the Craig Ranger District at 907-826-3271.
$8/night peak season May 1 – September 30
$8/night non-peak season October 1 – April 30
Vault Toilets (2)
Directions: The Campground is located on Forest Highway 20 (State Route 924 Craig-Hollis Highway), just west of the junction between the Hydaburg Highway and the Craig-Hollis Highway. USGS Map Craig B-3.
Camping & Cabins
Reservation and fee required ($8 a night) May 15 to Sept 15.
This site can be reserved by calling Toll Free 1-877-444-6777 (International 518-885-3639 or TDD 877-833-6777) or on-line at http://www.recreation.gov/campgroundDetails.do?contractCode=NRSO&parkId=73928&topTabIndex=CampingSpot
Campfire rings provided at each camp site.
No. of Sites
13 single site(s), 1 double site(s)
No. of Accessible sites
3 of 14
River and Stream Fishing
Good fishing in the Harris River adjacent to campground.
Catch-and-release fishing is encouraged for steelhead and cutthroat as wild populations are fragile in many waters throughout the area.
Hike the 100' accessible muskeg boardwalk in the center of the Harris River Campground.
campfires allowed in designated sites.
no elevation change
Big Game Hunting
Watch salmon migrate up Harris River from a scenic footbridge or various other locations adjacent to the Campground.
Silver, pink, and chum salmon
View muskeg plants on a 300 foot boardwalk trail in the center of the Campground.
Muskeg plants including bog laurel, Labrador tea, sundew, and shore pine.
From the campground visitors can hike along the scenic Harris River, with water rushing along big boulders and beautiful trees surrounding.
Easy to Intermediate
Harris River Campground is a great site to see muskeg wild flowers and berries. These food sources draw bird species for wildlife viewers. Also, the Harris River runs through the Campground and offers views of fish struggling upstream in autumn.
The Harris River Campground has 14 drive-in camping sites, with space for a small to medium-sized RV. Two vault toilets are available. Each site has a picnic table and fire ring, and can be used for picnicking with no fee or reservation needed.