Childs Glacier & other sites in Cordova Area

  

Looking through the picnic area shelter to the wall of Childs Glacier across the river

Open to public and Permitees.

Currently, the Childs Glacier campground cannot be accessed via the Copper River Highway due to Bridge 339 being closed by Alaska DOT&PF.

There are permittees who will take people in to the site for a fee.

Find more information at the links below.

Famous for it's calving icebergs, Childs Glacier puts on a great show.

Copper River and Child’s Glacier trails are located on site and one half mile from site.  Fishing for salmon is available within 10 miles.  Both Brown and Black bears can be seen roaming the banks of the Copper River for fish.

  • There is a $10 fee for camping at Childs Glacier.
  • Alaganik Bridge and Slough have 4 picnic sites - there is no fee for use
  • Mile 18 has 2 picnic sites - there is no fee for use
  • One-eyed pond has 1 picnic site and 3 tent platforms - there is no fee for use of either the picnic site or the tent platforms.

Click here for information on other campgrounds in Cordova Area

The million dollar bridge and Childs Glacier Riverfront rocks at the foot of the campground A view from the viewing platform at Childs Glacier Campground Sitting at river Recreational Rafters

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Childs Glacier is no longer accessible by road.
Area Amenities: Interpretive Site,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Parking
Fees  There is a $10 fee for camping at Childs Glacier.
Alaganik Bridge and Slough have 4 picnic sites - there is no fee for use
Mile 18 has 2 picnic sites - there is no fee for use
One-eyed pond has 1 picnic site and 3 tent platforms - there is no fee for use of either the picnic site or the tent platforms.
Closest Towns: Cordova 
Water: potable
Restroom: vault
Information Center:

Cordova Ranger District

P.O.Box 280, Cordova, AK 99574
(907) 424-7661

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Activities


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Amenities

Picnic tables
Interpretive Site
Toilets
Parking
Tent camping
Camping trailer
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Location

 
  Latitude : 
60.672

  Longitude : 
-144.763

 



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