Black Bear Campground


Area Status: Open

A small loop campground with 12 sites suitable for vehicle camping (RV's not recommended) and tents.

12 sites. Vault toilet, hand driven water pump, dumpster, picnic tables, fire rings, bear lockers.  Not included:  running water, electricity, dump station, or wood. $14/night

At a Glance

Reservations: No reservations are taken for the Black Bear Campground.  There is a user pay station at the entrance to the campground.
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Best Season: June-September
Busiest Season: July-August
Closest Towns:  Girdwood, Whittier
Water: hand pumped
Restroom: vault

General Information

Directions:

Wildlife include black and brown bears, moose, mountain goats, snowshoe hair, spruce grouse and ptarmigan.  Goats can be seen on the peaks in the area.  Hunting is regulated, permits available.  Fishing is nonexistant in the area near this campground.  Campground is located near Portage creek, which provides Class II whitewater opportunities for rafts and kayaks. Review Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) hunting and fishing regulations.


Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities

Campground Camping

Wildlife include black and brown bears, moose, mountain goats, snowshoe hare, spruce grouse and ptarmigan.  Goats can be seen on the peaks in the area.  Hunting is regulated, permits available.  Fishing is nonexistant in the area near this campground.

Campground is located near Portage creek, which provides Class II whitewater opportunities for rafts and kayaks.

Big Game Hunting

Licenses and Regulations are available through Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G).

Boating - Non-Motorized

Whitewater rafting and kayaking on Portage Creek

General Info:

Directions

Wildlife include black and brown bears, moose, mountain goats, snowshoe hair, spruce grouse and ptarmigan.  Goats can be seen on the peaks in the area.  Hunting is regulated, permits available.  Fishing is nonexistant in the area near this campground.  Campground is located near Portage creek, which provides Class II whitewater opportunities for rafts and kayaks. Review Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) hunting and fishing regulations.


Difficulty Level: Intermediate

Amenities

Camping trailer:
Picnic tables:
Tent camping:
Parking:
Toilets:
Drinking water:

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
60.788611

  Longitude : 
-148.888611