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Campgrounds on Skilak Lake Road in Alaska — You have 5 choices when looking for Skilak Lake Campgrounds and all five offer something to do with lakes, wilderness and wildlife. These campgrounds range in size from small 3 site undeveloped campgrounds to a very nice 44 site campground with paved sites, roads and even a paved boat launch. To find out more, keep reading below.

Skilak Lake Road Campgrounds

Assuming you are approaching from Anchorage, turn left onto Skilak Lake Road at mile 58 of the Sterling Highway. Almost immediately on the left is the turn for Jims Landing and boat launch along the Kenai River. While fun to visit and a good place for sockeye fishing too, Jim's Landing offers no camping at this facility.


Kenai Wildlife Refuge

Skilak Lake Road passes through the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge

Kenai Peninsula Campgrounds

These smaller campgrounds are great for boondocking and offer a quiet and scenic Alaskan experience. No campground host is available nor are there services like dump stations; all but Jean Lake offer potable water. What you do get is an authentic Alaskan outdoor adventure without getting what out in the middle of the wilderness. Each of these campgrounds offers only 3 campsites a piece.