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Russian River Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

Rainbow Loop, King Salmon Loop, the Day Use Area and Trailhead are open. Red Salmon, Steelhead and Silver Salmon loops are closed. No fees are being charged and no services are available.

Check out our new brochure for the Russian River Campground  9/2018

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).

A large campground with 83 sites, paved roads and spurs, and no hookups. $18 (single)/$28 (double). A non-refundable service fee will be added to each reservation by Recreation.gov

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

ATTENTION: Campers Using Tents or Soft-sided Trailers

Bears have damaged tents and soft-sided trailers within Russian River 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

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 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).

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities


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Campground Camping

The Russian River campground is on the reservation system. For reservations, please visit the National Recreation Reservation Service website at  www.recreation.gov. There is a three-day limit stay at the campground.

Bear Country! All food must be stored properly in your vehicle or lockers provided in the campground.

Be bear aware!

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Fishing

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Winter Sports

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Areas & Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
60.482215

  Longitude : 
-149.971405

 



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