Williwaw Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

May 24, 2018 - Williwaw Campground is open. Services are available and fees are being charged.

Williwaw is the the larger of the two campgrounds in Portage Valley. Located about 1 mile from the popular Begich, Boggs Visitor Center.

60 sites. Can accomodate RV's. Restroom facilities and hand pump water is provided. $18 (single)/$28 (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
Best Season: June-August
Busiest Season: July-August
Closest Towns: Girdwood, Whittier
Water: hand pumped
Restroom: vault

General Information

Directions:

Mile 4 on the Portage highway. Travel south on the Seward highway, 50 miles from Anchorage


General Notes:
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.

Recreation Map

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Activities


Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

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.

Amenities

Picnic tables
Drinking water
Toilets
Parking
Tent camping
Camping trailer
Areas & Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
60.785556

  Longitude : 
-148.877500