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Camping Grounds Palmer AK

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Glacier Park Resort
(907) 745-2534
Mile 102 Glenn Hwy
Palmer, AK
 
Rocky River Woods
(907) 746-2845
Fishhook Jct/hatcher Pass
Palmer, AK
 
Hicks Creek Roadhouse
(907) 745-8213
966 Glenn Hwy
Palmer, AK
 
Amber Jac Cabins & Rv Park
(907) 373-7598
Po Box 1654
Palmer, AK
 
Bestview Rv & Mobile Home Park
(907) 745-7400
35.5 Parks Hwy
Palmer, AK
 
Big Bear Campground & RV Park
(800) 421-7116, (907) 745-7445
2010 S. Church Street
Palmer, AK
Number of Sites
43 Total Camp/RV Sites,40 30 Amp Service,3 50 Amp Service,43 Electric and Water,16 Full Hookups,60 Max RV Length,15 No Hookups,24 Pull-Thru Sites,20 Sideouts,
Amenities
Dump Station,Group Area,Handicapped Restroom Facilities,Ice,WiFi Parkwide,Laundry,Pets Welcome,Phone Service at Site,Propane,Showers,Snack Bar,Cabin Rentals,
Recreation
Biking Trails,Bird Watching,Hiking Trails,Nature Trails,Picnic Area,

Kepler Park
(907) 745-0429
37.3 Glenn Hwy
Palmer, AK
 
Homestead Rv Campground
(907) 745-6005
Mile 36 Glenn Hwy
Palmer, AK
 
Town & Country Rv Park
(907) 746-6642
Glenn Hwy
Palmer, AK
 
Fox Run Campground
(907) 745-6120
Mile 31.1 Glenn Hwy
Palmer, AK
 

Campsite Courtesy



"The highest compliment anybody can pay you occurs when he arrives at a campsite the day after you left it and wonders whether anyone's camped there recently," says Les. "Your objective should be to leave it much as it was when you got there, if not better."

According to Les, the first and foremost campsite rule is to leave no sign of human waste. He recommends using a shovel to dig a small hole, then using the shovel to properly cover any fecal matter and toilet tissue. It's disgusting to think about, but Les says he's seen more than one campsite ruined in this regard by discourteous campers.

When it comes to other kinds of refuse, he notes, "If you can pack it in, pack it out."Don't leave trash behind, even if it's not yours.

When pitching camp, Les says to make sure you're back a minimum of 200 feet from water and trails. "A water source is your prime requirement," he says of site selection. But, he adds, proximity to water often means boggy ground. To avoid damaging the area, look for a sandy or rocky strip of beach to use as water access.

Les also recommends that you check with jurisdiction authorities to determine current fire regulations. If your campsite has a pre-established fire pit, don't make a new one. If you're in an area that's never had a fire pit before, asbestos cloths made for such use helps protect the ground. When gathering fuel for your fire, use only dead and downed timber.

"We're really strong proponents of leave-no-trace camping,...

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