If you’re planning to visit Alaska and plan on doing so camping while doing so than the all
new Alaska Campgrounds website is the place for you. In part due to the immense size Alaska,
it’s very important to have a plan before you arrive as the diversity of Alaska is unlike any
other place you have been. From formidable coastlines with intriguing secret fjords to mile
high glaciers where snow camping is possible 12 months through the year, you're destined to
discover the campsites you've been daydreaming about.
Learn about the most exciting destinations, favorite activities, most scenic sights and of
course the best in Alaska campgrounds. Follow along the “Circle of Discovery”, the same roads
traveled by the tour busses from Holland America and Celebrity cruise tours. We will add clarity
to the confusion on visiting the 49th state from the many campgrounds and RV parks in Alaska.
"Circle of Discovery"
Want to see the widest verity of Alaska sights and experience the best of Alaska's magnificent
scenery? Take a trip around the Circle of Discovery where you will sample the widest variety
of Alaska's best sites. See Mount McKinley, Denali Park, Fairbanks Alaska and the Alaska Pipeline.
Stop at the North Pole and shop for souvenirs in Santa's Workshop. This journey covers over
1200 miles with the options to add even more. In the next section we list the roads and their
distances with links to pages about each option and how it fits into the Alaska vacations journey.
Also included are the campgrounds and RV parks for you to plan that Alaska camping trip in advance
of your arrival.
Circle of Discovery
The Circle of Discovery begins the moment you enter Alaska. Assuming you're entering
from the Alaska Highway, the route takes you through miles of rolling tundra dotted with beautiful
lakes and meandering streams.
Choosing your route around Alaska really isn't as difficult as it could be.
- Alaska Highway - 110 miles - Beaver Creek Yukon to Tok Alaska.
- Denali Highway - 133 miles - Paxson to Cantwell
- Parks Highway - 324 miles - Anchorage to Fairbanks
- Glenn Highway - 328 miles - Anchorage to Tok
- Richardson Highway - 211 miles - Glennallen to Fairbanks
- Richardson Highway - 113 miles - Valdez to Glennallen
- Taylor Highway - 96 miles - Tetlin Junction to Jack
- The Taylor Highway continues another 79 miles from Jack Wade Junction to Dawson City
Yukon. At this point the road is known as the Top of the World Highway.
Soon to be included are the sections continuing from the Taylor Highway traversing deep into
the Yukon Territory of Canada.
- Poker Creek Alaska. The most northerly land border in the USA. Population 2.
- Top of the World Highway - 79 miles - Jack Wade Junction to Dawson City Yukon
- North Klondike Highway - 330 miles - Dawson City Yukon to Whitehorse Yukon
Camping in Alaska just wouldn't be complete without a few bears and a moose