Elmendorf AFB, AK - Recreation

    Local Elmendorf AFB, AK Parks

    Kenai Fjords - 131 miles away
    Phone: 907-422-0500
    Kenai Fords National Park
    Seward, AK 99664
    Description: Kenai Fjords National Park has some of the best Alaska has to offer. There are boat and kayak tours to a remote fjord. There are hiking trails that give you a birds eye view of the glacial formations. And at Exit Glacier you can take a ranger-led walk to get close enough to hear the glacier moving.
    Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve - 20 miles away
    Phone: 907-547-2233
    Eagle Visitor Center
    Eagle, AK 99738
    Description: There are various outdoor activities available at the Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve. Floating down the Yukon River is a popular activity, or for the more adventurous choose the rushing waters on the Charley River. The park offers great hunting, fish, camping, hiking, and even dog mushing experiences.
    Chugah State Park - 20 miles away
    Phone: 907-269-8400
    111 Seward Highway
    Anchorage , AK 99515
    Description: McHugh Creek Day Use area is located within the Chugach State Park, at the foothills on the outer edge of Anchorage. It is within the third largest park in America. The grounds provided hiking, skiing, camping, wildlife, rafting, and awesome rock and ice climbing.
    Artic Vallet Alpenglow - 13 miles away
    Phone: 907-269-8400
    Arctic Valley Road
    Anchorage, AK 99505
    Description: The Apenglow Recreation area offers various activities during the different seasons. The summer months provide great hiking trails of every difficulty. During the autumn months the slopes are a favorite spot for berry picking. And in the winter a volunteer run ski resort is a popular spot for skiiers and snow boarders.
    Eagle River Nature Center - 30 miles away
    Phone: 907-694-2108
    mile 12 Eagle River Road
    Eagle River , AK 99577
    Description: The Eagle River Nature Center is run by a non-profit organization that offers both a cabin and a yurt on site to rent, as well as various nature programs, guided hikes, and classes.

    Local Elmendorf AFB, AK Campgrounds

    Bird Creek Campground - 15 miles away
    Phone: 907-269-8400
    101.2 Seward Highway
    Anchorage, AK 99515
    RVs Allowed? Yes
    Description: Bird Creek Campgrounds are located south of Anchorage. The camper here can expect great fishing, hiking, wildlife viewing, whale watching, and the greatest sunsets. RV size is limited to 35 feet. The camp has trails, water, picnic areas, and restrooms.
    Eagle River Campground - 10 miles away
    Phone: 907-269-8400
    12.6 Glenn Highway
    Anchorage, AK 99504
    RVs Allowed? Yes
    Description: This state run campground has no limit on RV size, though there is a four night at a time limit to camping. There are picnic sites, water, and restrooms on site, as well as 57 sites available to rent. The grounds provide excellent fishing and hiking trails.
    Eklutna Lake Campground - 42 miles away
    Phone: 907-345-5014
    26.5 Glenn Highway
    Eklutna Lake, AK 99577
    Description: This site has 50 campsites, and also cabin rentals available. There is also an overflow camping area. Camping is limited to 15 consecutive nights. The campgrounds offer hiking, biking, horseback riding, climbing, picnicking, fishing, boating, and ATV trails.
    Morgan's Landing State Recreation Area - 85 miles away
    Phone: 907-269-8400
    milepost 80-88 Sterling Highway
    Anchorage, AK 99577
    RVs Allowed? Yes
    Description: This campground along the Kenai River has runs of four Pacific salmon species: red, king, silver and pink, as well as hosting trophy sized rainbow trout and Dolly Varden. The campgrounds also offer bird and wildlife watching, as well as lots of hiking trails. The camping limit is 7 days, and there is no limit to RV size in the 41 campsites.