At The Dyrt, we share camping tips from our community of campers and campgrounds. With so many campers staying home, we continue to share this info so you can plan future camping trips across the U.S.

Heading to Questival Anchorage, AK and want to camp? We put together this list of popular campsites nearby.

WHERE TO CAMP NEAR QUESTIVAL ANCHORAGE

Our campground recommendations start with top campgrounds by camping type, and then list campgrounds from closest to furthest, along with more information below.

Top recommendation for tent campers: Centennial Campground, AK

Centennial Campground is the closest campground to Anchorage, offering a variety of options from basic tent sites to full RV hookups. Reservation, distance, and cost details below.





Best backup for tent campers: Eagle River Campground, AK

Eagle River Campground is slightly further, but offers a more scenic camping option. Reservation, distance, and cost details below.

Top recommendation for RVers: Centennial Campground, AK

Centennial Campground accommodates both RVs and tent campers. Reservation, distance, and cost details below.

1. CENTENNIAL CAMPGROUND, AK

Distance: 6.5 miles

Website: Click here

Number of sites: 88 sites, including tent and RV sites.

Cost: Standard site: $25/night, sites with electricity: $35/night.

Reservations?: Reservable and first come, first served options.

Phone number: (907) 343-6986

2. EAGLE RIVER CAMPGROUND, AK

Image from Dyrt user Heather T.

Distance: 13.1 miles

Website: Click here

Rating: 5-star. “Eagle River was just steps away from our site and there was lots of wildlife as well.” Read reviews here.

Number of sites: 57 campsites

Cost: Standard: $25/night, Executive: $45/night

Reservations?: Half of the sites are available by reservation.

Phone number: (907) 269-8400

3. BIRD CREEK CAMPGROUND, AK

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Distance: 28.1 miles

Website: Click here

Rating: 5-star. “This campground is only a short drive from Anchorage, but far enough so you feel like you are away from the hustle and bustle of town.” Read reviews here.

Number of sites: 28 standard sites

Cost: $20/site/night

Reservations?: No. First come, first served.

Phone number: (907) 269-8400

4. EKLUTNA LAKE, AK

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Distance: 21.8 miles

Website: Click here

Rating: 5-star. “This campground is a short jaunt from Anchorage and features nice paved pads for parking, fire pits, picnic tables, etc.” Read reviews here.

Number of sites: 60 standard sites.

Cost: $15/site/night.

Reservations?: No. First come, first served.

Phone number: (907) 269-8400

5. GIRDWOOD CAMPGROUND, AK

Distance: 39 miles

Website: Click here

Number of sites: 18 standard sites.

Cost: Standard sites: $10/site/night

Reservations?: No. First come, first served.

Phone number:(907) 343-83731

SEARCH MORE CAMPSITES IN THE GREATER ANCHORAGE, AK AREA

Click here to search for yourself and identify the perfect campground for you and your group. Note that military campsites may be restricted to non-civilian use only (in other words, camping is restricted to only active duty personnel and their family).


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