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2 Reviews of Upper Chatanika River State Rec Area

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M
Reviewed Jun. 29, 2020

Great little getaway

This is a nice campsite a little outside of Fairbanks. The campsites have good spacing between them for privacy. You can get right up to the river.

The biggest downside was TONS of mosquitoes.

M
Reviewed Sep. 18, 2018

State-managed campground on the Chatanika River

This is a fairly standard state-run campground on the upper Chatanika River. It's somewhat popular with Fairbanks locals but because of its proximity to town is not a place you're likely to stay if you're heading up the Steese.

The camping spots are small and there's relatively little privacy, and…

Location

Upper Chatanika River State Rec Area is located in Alaska

Directions

George Parks Highway or Richardson Highway to Steese Highway. Located at milepost 39 of the Steese Hwy.

Coordinates

65.19199999 N
147.25700018 W

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