Last Chance Campground

Area Status: Closed

ALERT: 05/25/18 NO potable water at this time. Please check back for updates.

This campground has 19 drive-in camping units (17 of these are fully accessible to people in wheelchairs) available with paved road access. Facilities include fire rings, garbage cans, vault toilets, and hand pump water - no hookups. Last Chance Campground was reconstructed in 1995 and is designed to be barrier free. All unreserved sites are available on a first-come-first-serve basis.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Daily 6am-10pm
Reservations: Reservations may be made using the toll-free number or the internet. Call (toll free) 1-877-444-6777 or use the internet at
Fees: $10/Night for single unit
Open Season: May
Usage: Heavy
Closest Towns: Ketchikan
Water: 05/25 NO potable water at this time
Restroom: Toilet
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions: Drive north from Ketchikan on N Tongass highway until you reach Revilla Road. Take a left and continue several miles. Last Chance campground will be on the right.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

Reservations may be made one selected campsites by calling (877)444-6777 toll free, (518)885-3639 for overseas or via internet at
No. of Sites 19 double site(s)
Reservation Info This site can be reserved by calling Toll Free 1-877-444-6777 (International 518-885-3639 or TDD 877-833-6777) or on-line at
Fire Information Gather dead and downed wood only.
No. of Accessible sites None

River and Stream Fishing

Enjoy fishing for Steelhead, Trout, and all 5 pacific salmon species in Ward Lake, a popular fishing destination
Special Designations Refer to AK fishing regulations at for bag limits and special restrictions that may apply
Fishing Mode bank
Fish Species Cutthroat Trout, Coho Salmon, King Salmon, Pink Salmon, Sockeye Salmon, Chum Salmon, Steelhead

Day Hiking

Hike Ward Creek Trail or nearby Connell Lake and Salvage Trails
Difficulty Level: Easy

Boating - Non-Motorized

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


  Latitude : 

  Longitude : 

  Elevation :