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Lower Chatanika River State Recreation Area

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State Park

The Lower Chatanika State Recreation Area encompasses approximately 400 acres at mile 10.5 of the Elliot Highway. Developed sites within the recreation area include Olnes Pond and Whitefish campgrounds.

The Lower Chatanika recreation area provides access to the Chatanika River and an abundance…

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Access

  • Drive-In
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Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Dispersed

Features

For Campers

  • Picnic Table
  • Drinking Water
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

Reviews

2 Reviews of Lower Chatanika River State Recreation Area

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Tanya B.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Oct. 1, 2020

This is the Whitefish campground

This is an amazing little campground with river access and a boat launch. Just an FYI the bathrooms are locked after Labor Day. When we arrived in the middle of September we were the only ones there. If you get here and there are no spots there is another campground Olnes lake right down the road. …

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Samantha M.
Reviewed May. 30, 2020

Great for families with kids

When we first got here we were the only ones parked on a Thursday morning. We didn’t have another occupant until the evening then by Friday late morning the place was booked.

We chose spot number 4 which has a private river access for fishing/viewing. We found a path through the woods that lead to…

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Location

Lower Chatanika River State Recreation Area is located in Alaska

Directions

Address: Mile 11 Elliott Highway Driving Directions: From the George Parks Hwy, this turns into the Robert Mitchell Expy, exit Steese Hwy, this will turn into the New Steese Hwy. Stay on Steese, this will turn into the Elliott Hwy. Located at milepost 11 of the Elliott Hwy. From the Richardson Hwy, exit Steese Hwy, this will turn into the New Steese Hwy. Stay on Steese, this will turn into the Elliott Hwy. Located at milepost 11 of the Elliott Hwy.

Coordinates

65.08700087 N
147.7300004 W

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