Tongass Nat’l Forest RV Parks & Campgrounds
Tongass National Forest Campgrounds
Nalu means “wave” in Hawaiian, and the Glacier Nalu Campground Resort combines the stunning scenery of Alaska with the relaxed atmosphere of Hawaii. Whether you’re traveling by RV or tent camping, this spacious, 12.5‑acre park — surrounded by large spruce trees with a creek running through it — is perfect for couples or families who want to experience outdoor living.
Day time rest stop only.
Shoemaker Bay RV Park offers 25 sites for RVs and trailers, and tent camping in a wooded spot near a creek. Restrooms, a freshwater pump and a holding tank dumpsite for RVs is provided. It’s located about four miles farther south on the highway from the waterfront City Park tent camping area.
Hike or camp out at the Eagle Beach State Recreation Area located just 27 miles north of Juneau proper. There’s also a picnic area on the white sandy beach. This is a good location for beach combing or bird and sea life watching.
This is a very small enclosed CCC Adirondack shelter. It has a concrete floor, and a 1930s fireplace. 2 single wooden bunks, wood stove, table and benches, Cooking counter, broom, fireplace, axe and maul, wood, outhouse, skiff with oars. The cabin is in the central part of the island on the southern end of Hasselborg Lake at an elevation of 300ft (91 m).
This secluded camping area is named for the lake that one of the sites overlooks. The camping area offers 2 hardened campsites, fire rings and picnic tables.
Settlers Cove State Recreation Site offers two of the best sandy beaches to be found in the Ketchikan area and provides pit toilets and sheltered and unsheltered picnic tables with fire grates. A campground with eight campsites is available as well and one public-use cabin on the water that can be rented.
There are 3 covered picnic shelters located next to Salamander Creek. Each has a picnic table and fire ring. A small sandy beach lies next to one of the shelterss and swimming opportunities exist when the water levels are higher.
Petersburg’s Forest Service campground is at Ohmer Creek, 22 miles out the Mitkof Highway. These are primitive sites with minimal maintenance. There’s no water and no charge to stay. Campers should use bathroom facilities at nearby Blind Slough Recreation Area.
The camping area is a single occupancy site on Wrangell Island. Access is via a 700 foot gravel path from the parking area on the road to a pleasant site overlooking Salamander Creek.
Located on Forest Service Road 2050, this dispersed camping area provides two sites, each with a hardened tent site, a fire ring and a picnic table. The sites are within walking distance from Staney Creek where you’ll find excellent fishing. You can also explore miles of roads, excellent fishing on the creek and its tributaries, hunting, and great berry picking.