Glacier Road | Wild Camping

United States

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Verified:
3 months ago
Altitude:
51.2 masl
Website:
None

Amenities

Electricity:
No
Wifi:
No
Kitchen:
No
Restaurant:
No
Showers:
No
Water:
No
Toilets:
No
Big Rig Friendly:
Yes
Tent Friendly:
Yes
Pet Friendly:
Yes

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Description

Beautiful place near the Resurrection River, some spots in the dry gravel river bed, watch for the water level! Four-wheel drive needed only if going really far out. Designated Special Use Area allowing camping for up to 8 nights.

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Um dos melhores wild camping que fizemos no Alaska. Precisa estar atento na estrada para achar a entrada, o espaço é amplo e da para estacionar perto ou longe dos demais viajantes. Eu contei pelo menos uns 15 carros nos dias que estivemos por aqui. Tinha muitas pessoas com barraca também. Vários espaços para fazer fogueiras, a vista é incrível e vimos um urso. Simplesmente fantástico.

One of the best wild camping we did on Alaska. You need to be alert of the road to find the entrance, the space is ample and to park close or away from the other travelers. I count at least 15 cars on the days we've been around here. There were many people with tent as well. Several spaces to make bonfires, the view is amazing and we saw a bear. Simply fantastic.

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Great views and tons of space. Big Expedition Truck friendly!!

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As others mentioned beautiful site. Can accommodate lots of campers but still be spread out & not close to others.

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Lots of space. Pretty clean but came upon a broken glass so be careful. Nothing to add to what people said above.

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Awesome spot. Views are incredible. Large dry river bed with plenty of space. Don’t expect to be alone.

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Wonderful and quiet. This is a rock riverbed with several fire rings. You are off the road to the glacier, however, there is very little to no traffic at night. RV's were able to get into the area.

There is a boulder, however it is easy to navigate to get to the area and find your perfect spot.

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It’s the best place if you don’t want to stay in the official campsite in town. Lots of fire rings, plenty of space. 2wd is sufficient, even if it’s wet. Lots of travelers from all around the world.

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hugh area, entrance small be careful, big riverbed for hundert of cars

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It’s a beautiful place with lots of room, but also lots of people. The weekend that I was there, there was very loud music until way past 2am. People shooting off guns and fireworks. This noise echos off of the mountains. I would not stay a weekend again.

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Great spot in the riverbed, relatively easy to drive on. Massive area to choose a place. Yuck up against the trees and bushes to break the wind. Convenient to Exit Glacier and only a few miles outside of downtown Seward. Moose visit the river too.

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Nice open gravel river bed with views of the mountains. We had no problem driving in with a 2wd van. Many spots had makeshift stone fire rings, and there was plenty of fuel in the woods right nearby. There were several other campers here when we stayed but everyone was spread out and it was pretty quiet at night.

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This place is magic! Stunning! If you have a high clearance 4x4 w/ off-road suspension RIG, you’re going to have a lot of FUN! ;-)
There is so much space! Very windy but the bugs weren’t too bad over here.
1 bar Verizon LTE.

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So many people. Monday night. Music from three different cars. Kids on dirt bikes. Beautiful spot but the noise and lack of privacy is a bummer.

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Nice dispersed camping, maybe a dozen rigs spread out but I’ve seen it with nearly 100 earlier in the summer

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Superbe endroit mais pas pour les gros véhicule pickup camper ok

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This place is in wrong location - it is located at 60.16680, -149.49857

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Stayed here for 3 nights in the exact same spot from Wed through Friday. I would take my rig into town, do stuff and come back and my spot was available. The place is huge and there is ton of space for many, many rigs. One of the days a couple of locals came by and started practicing shooting with targets towards the river and mountains. The sound gets pretty loud as the sound bounces back in all the mountain ranges... they stayed shooting for about an hour and then left and never came back, that was on Wednesday. Also, I would be careful to look at wind forecast. We got a pretty windy night on Friday and ended up getting sand in much of the tent.

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Great spot! When you arrive you need to drive around a big boulder and it opens up. There is a single spot on the right immediately after the boulder. Any car can make it to this point and it’s beautiful

There is a little ditch you need to drive over to get to the other spots. A normal sedan and larger can make it. RVs were slightly scraping but nothing bad. Our low profile vehicle couldn’t make it so stayed at the first spot. Sitting log and camp fire spots

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Nice spot with lots of space for many, many rigs. GCI and ATT weren't great where we parked.

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Stayed for 3 nights is this awesome spot with gorgeous views, tons of space and GCI cell service. There’s so much room and when we were here there was about 12+ rigs. Getting in is a bit tight and we saw some bigger rigs being careful to not bottom out so just be mindful of that.

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As per other comments a very handy place to the Exit Glacier and yes can be noisy on the weekend ATV’s, fireworks etc but they respectively stop at a decent time. Plenty of vehicles of all types both nights we were here

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Gorgeous riverside camping locations, with views of the mountains, river and glaciers. There are a lot of spaces for 4x4 vehicles to access the location.

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Great spot. The area next to the river is huge. Any car can access the close spots. With a bit of high clearance (not even 4wd) you can go really far out. Really nice views in every direction.

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Great camping in the river bed of Resurrection River. Endless space, great view, very quiet. Ca 20 other campers were here during our stay.

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Local Ótimo e seguro para acampar. A apenas 5km do centro da cidade e 5 km do Kenai Fjords Nat. Park. Extremamente calmo e com uma paisagem maravilhosa. Um Vale lindo formado pelo degelo do Glaciar Kenai. A entrada é quase escondida pela vegetação, tem que prestar muita atenção. O chão um desnivelado e pedregoso, mas qualquer carro ou MH pode entrar sem problemas.

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Very nice large spot. You have to go beyond 2 big rocks . There was many camper.

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Great spot, go past the big Boulder and take your pick at a site.

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Is the only access point into Resurrection river, providing so LOTS of space, when the water is low. Locals come here for shooting, partying etc, but it's easy to find a quiet place. Great mountain and river views. Google fi connects

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As described before, beautiful scenery conviniently located to visit the Exit Glacier. Some trucks came at dusk and started shooting their guns while playing loud music (it was Friday night). After a few hours they left and we had a good night of sleep. No need of 4wd if you stay close to the entrance. No AT&T reception.

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Epic spot on the river, four wheel drive not necessary unless you plan to ford section of the river. Popular hangout for the locals and lots of trash.

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Great place, empty when we were there. Be careful driving around as if you get lost you will get stuck.

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Unbelievable views. It definitely gets a lot of people, including several large groups of locals that come to have massive bonfires but amazingly it was never noisy. Between the wind and the sheer vastness of the space available, it can feel like your own. If you want more privacy, drive (carefully) further away from the entrance.

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This spot is within a special use area where camping is permitted for 8 days. The area extends from the large paved parking area at the beginning of the USFS back nearly to the main road. There is a sign at the beginning of the USFS pulloff showing a map of the area.

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As described, if you drive carefully you‘ll find a spot for every kind of vehicle; quite busy and some of the campers are....SPECIAL..you can have a calm night if you choose the right spot

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Lot of space but also a lot of cars. You don’t need a 4WD but high clearance is definitely better.

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Way better that parking in town. Lots of room, there were 6 RVs here, with plenty of space in between. 4x4 not required, just drive carefully. Great views of the mountain and river.

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Nice place, and enough places to sleep

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Yes, thats the best free camp in town! You not realy need 4x4 but if you like to go further in high clearence is recommend.
We stayed two nights, it's nice and quite at night. "Parking lots" in Seward charge you 20 USD per night for nothing...

Bring your own fire wood, dry one is limited!

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Free camping near exit glacier national park. Very beautiful site sitting just off the road and through the woods. It's easy to miss. You can camp close to resurrection river.

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Free- check the little access entrance for the river on the left side of the road to Exit Glacier. Beautiful view, fire spots, calm, no traffic

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beautiful place near the river, some spots in the dry gravel river bed, watch for the water level !, 4x4 recommend

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