Cooper Creek Campground


Area Status: Open

Large campground with 26 sites, including 3 tent sites. $23 (single)/$33 (double). A non-refundable service fee will be added to each reservation by Recreation.gov

Water, toilets, tables, fire pits, and dumpsters.

ATTENTION: Campers Using Tents or Soft-sided Trailers

Bears have damaged tents and soft-sided trailers within the Campground in the past. For your safety and the safety of others, please store all attractants - food, garbage, hygiene items, and anything with a smell - in a hard-sided vehicle or in the storage locker provided on site. Be aware and advised that bear incidents within the Campground may trigger immediate prohibitions on tent and soft-sided vehicle camping through the issuance of an Emergency Order signed by the Forest Supervisor, which will require campers using these types of shelters to vacate the Campground.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Residual smoke from prescribed pile burning will be visible from Cooper Creek Campground from mid fall until early winter 2023.
Operational Hours: 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 through Recreation.gov (1-877-444-6777) and are required and recommended for summer season camping. Reservations may be made up to180 days prior to your desired arrival date in the summer season (Memorial Day through Labor Day in September).

General Information

Directions:

Travel south on the Seward Highway to the Sterling Highway. Turn towards Soldotna at the Y. The campground is at Milepost 50.7 of the Sterling Highway.

Spruce and cottonwood forest near Kenai River and Cooper Creek.


Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities

Campground Camping

Reservations can be made through the National Recreation Reservation System at www.recreation.gov. The maximum stay is 14 days.

Reservation required?: Y

River and Stream Fishing

Salmon fishing on the Kenai River is a popular activity.

Permit required?: Y
Difficulty Level: Easy to Intermediate

Related Information

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Location

 
  Latitude : 
60.483611

  Longitude : 
-149.886111