Ptarmigan Campground

Area Status: Open
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Ptarmigan Campground is open.  No fees are being charged and no services are available.  The campground road is covered with packed snow (10/31/18)

Summer camping season over. However, some of our campgrounds stay open until it snows. If a campground is open, the gate will be open and camping is on a first come first serve basis. No reservations are required for fall, winter, early spring camping.

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 through Labor Day in September).

This campground has 16 sites and no hookups. $14/night. A non-refundable service fee will be added to each reservation by Recreation.gov

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

At a Glance

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Reservations: Reservations are made through Recreation.gov (1-877-444-6777) and recommended for summer season 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).

General Information

Directions:

Travel south on the Seward Highway from Anchorage to Crown Point, approximately 100 miles. The campground is located at Milepost 23.1.

Lots of spruce trees and a great view of the mountains.


General Notes:

Popular activities include fishing for Dolly Varden and Rainbow Trout and day hiking to Ptarmigan Lake. Enjoy the fish-viewing platform.


Recreation Map

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Campground Camping

Ptarmigan Creek is on the reservation system. For reservations, please visit the National Recreation Reservation Service website at www.recreation.gov. Some first come first served sites are available. The maximum stay is 14 nights.

General Info:

Directions

Travel south on the Seward Highway from Anchorage to Crown Point, approximately 100 miles. The campground is located at Milepost 23.1.

Lots of spruce trees and a great view of the mountains.


General Notes

Popular activities include fishing for Dolly Varden and Rainbow Trout and day hiking to Ptarmigan Lake. Enjoy the fish-viewing platform.


Reservation required?: Y

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Location

 
  Latitude : 
60.406111

  Longitude : 
-149.363333

 



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