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.
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-Labor Day in September).
Williwaw is the largest of the two campgrounds in Portage Valley. Located about 1 mile from the popular Begich, Boggs Visitor Center.
60 sites. Can accommodate RV's. Restroom facilities and hand pump water is provided. $23 (single)/$33 (double). A non-refundable service fee will be added to each reservation by Recreation.gov
At a Glance
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|Reservations:||Reservations are made through 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). Half of the sites are reservable and the other half are first-come, first served.|
|Area Amenities:||Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking|
|Closest Towns:||Girdwood, Whittier|
Mile 4 on the Portage highway. Travel south on the Seward highway, 50 miles from Anchorage
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Small campground not far from popular Begich, Boggs Visitor Center. 60 sites.
Fish viewing area where salmon can be seen spawning, and otherwise doing their thing. Glacier viewing. Begich, Boggs Visitor Center is nearby and provides more glacier viewing, and information on the Portage Valley.
|Fees:||www.recreation.gov. There is a user pay station at the entrance to the campground. The current fee is $18 for a single site & $28 for a double site a night for any unreserved sites.|