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Most Recent Cordova Camping Reviews
Blueberry Heaven

Situated beautifully up in Thompson Pass is Blueberry Lake and on that lake is Blueberry Lake State Rec Site. With 14 campsites it's small but surrounded in beauty. Site 15 is reserved for the host. This is raw camping just restrooms, firepits, and picnic tables. The whole campground is paved which is wonderful and there are two pavilions along the lake for use. Blueberries abound for picking when in season and Valdez is just a pretty drive down the road. Loved everything about this campground. Wonderfully clean bathrooms and only $25 a night.

Breathtaking Views

Gorgeous views of mountains and glacier abound. This campground is by far the best in Valdez if you want woods and not waterfront. Previously military only, now everyone is welcome. Pavilion and day use area, showers and restrooms of course. Also RV site with hookups and lots without. Tent sites too. Tons of sites to choose from your bound to find the perfect one for you. Lots of pull through sites for larger rigs, firewood for purchase $8 so grab it before you come. Nice deep sites with plenty of wood coverage for privacy. Only downside is that it is a bit far from downtown but close to the Valdez Glacier and Lake access. Sorry for the watery pictures I waited till we were headed out to take them and it had started raining my then.

Fishing Only

This really isn't a campsite, but more of a place to park while you fish. All the spots are directly along the road access. They do not have fire pits (although you can have a fire) or picnic tables at most spots. This is seriously just a place to be if you wish to be very close access to the amazing salmon fishing. Gorgeous views of mountains and Glaciers in almost every direction do help with the lack of amenities.

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KOA what's more to say

With cabins, tent sites, Rv sites this KOA has it all. There is a playground for the human kiddos and even another for the fur babies in your life. Store on site, firewood for purchase and dump. Sites along the paved bike trail but a bit outside downtown for riding in for us out of shapers. Sites 38-44 our favorites for privacy and trees and across from a small pond. There are sites of all variety for hookups but a nice campground all around.

Third best in Valdez

After checking out all the campgrounds for RV's in Valdez this would be ranked as #3 for us. Tight spots, awning to awning, make it lack privacy and being a large gravel area has it lacking in charm. There are full hookups and ut backs up against the gas station and grocery store so convenient in that way. All the RV campgrounds in town are within walking distance to the docks so choose wisely.

Not the best Valdez choice

If all your visit Valdez for is to be gone all day on the water ok, but this place is still a bit higher in price than it's worth. Tight and I mean tight spaces, no room for awnings if your neighbor has parked wrong. No fire pits so no fires. Just a large gravel lot, I was surprised they have full hookups but all 4 of the RV parks here do so choose another if you want privacy and no to be sardines in a gravel can.

Second Best for Downtown Valdez

Full hookups across from the small boat harbor. Not a bad place just a bit too squished for our liking. Not trees and privacy but better than the other two parking lit style RV parks in downtown Valdez. Close to fishing and the boardwalk too. Stellar Jay's and bunnies visit the main office daily.

Coolest Tent Camping in Town

By far the best RV park inside Valdez for being on the water, with full hookups and wine trees. All the others in town are just parking lots. We walked up through the tent sites when we noticed stairs and found the coolest sites. They have tent platforms with winding trails and bridges. Each tent site had plenty of tree privacy and were situated beautifully up on this knoll above the RV sites but without having to see the RVs below. By far the coolest tent sites ever! Just at the base of the knoll are the showers, restrooms and laundry. We would stay here again and it almost tempts me to go back to tent camping for a weekend.

Friendly Campground in Valdez ,AK

We only planned on staying here a few days but ended up staying a week. They have full hook up sites. Walking distance to town and grocery store . They were very friendly and clean & safe camping. They keep the bears out and provide free coffee .


Great place to stay and fish! Waterfalls, bears, sea lions, kayaking, Visitors Center and Hatchery Tour. Valdez, Ak