Upper Chatanika State Recreation Site

Quick Facts

Upper Chatanika State Recreation Site

Alaska

(907) 456-1104

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Things To Do

Overview

The Upper Chatanika State Recreation Site, at mile 39 of the Steese Highway, is popular with highway travelers and weekend campers from Fairbanks. It has 25 campsites, four picnic sites, drinking water and latrines. There is a road to a gravel bar where visitors can camp, picnic, sunbathe, or fish. Canoes and rafters launch their boats here for an all-day-float on the Chatanika River, ending at the Lower Chatanika State Recreational Area, at mile 11 of the Elliott Highway.

Map of Upper Chatanika State Rec. Site (AK)

Latitude, Longitude: 65.231979, -146.880341

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Activities

  • Boating

    Canoes and rafters can all-day float here. There is a boat launch at the site.

  • Camping

    There are 24 campsites.

  • Fishing

    Fishing is allowed - follow state regulations.

  • Picnicking

    There are four picnic sites.

Seasonality/Weather

Open year-round.

Park Partners

Kenneth Faust

Kenneth Faust runs the campground.

(907) 456-1104

Directions

Driving

Upper Chatanika State Recreation Site, at mile 39 of the Steese Highway,

Phone Numbers

Primary

(907) 456-1104

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