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There is a grassy area and agravel section, tent’s also possible, it’s between Carlson Center and Chena River. Almost in the center of Fairbanks. Pioneer Park just a 5 minute walk. Certainly you can hear the traffic, but way not as much as at any Walmart.
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We arrived after 9pm to a completely empty lot, both the gravel and the paved lots. There's no lighting here so we turned on our high beams. As we found the section by the porta potties and are turning in, we see a man standing really still, illuminated in our highbeams. He didn't move at all, and just gave off a strange vibe in a dark, empty lot. We got out of there and went to Walmart.Report Check-In
Had a nice peaceful nights sleep with about 8 other campers.
grassy area next to ball diamond as described before in other comments. Portapotty on site.
Stayed two nights here without incident with several other RVs. Clean porta potty. Right on the river (no view) and bike path.Report Check-In
Still there, one other camper. Big open field with trash cans and portapotties . Employees came and took the trash. Did not say no camping. The smaller place nearby did have a no camping sign.Report Check-In
We stayed here 2 nights, very clean and nobody bothered us, thanks Fairbanks.Report Check-In
lugar perfecto, tranquilo y gratuito. Cerca del centro y del Airport HighwayReport Check-In
There is a gravel parking close to the baseball field, where locals were hanging out late to the night, a bit weird and loud, but better than idiots running in ATVs around walmart. We parked on the paved parking lot that is close the the hall of carlson center, there were two other campervans. For the limited place in and around fairbanks, this was doable, but I would suggest some of the $10 per night parking lots on the Road to Chena Hot Springs. You are likely going to get way better sleep + you may then soak in the hot Springs for $15 in the morning when there is less people.Report Check-In
Llevamos un par de noches durmiendo aquí totalmente solos. Hay 2 campos de baseball y espacio gigante para estacionar cualquier vehículo o RV. También hay un sendero para caminar. Hay mosquitos pero al estar en la ciudad no hay tantos cómo en los lagos o montaña dónde no pusimos dormir por eso. No hay servicios pero mucha zona verde vale la pena. Full señal celular. Silencioso y seguro.
We've been sleeping here totally alone for a couple of nights. There are 2 baseball fields and a huge space to park any vehicle or RV. There is also a walking trail to excersise. There are mosquitoes but as it being in the city there are not as many as in the lakes or mountains where we couldn't stay. There is not facilities but lot of green zones worth it for us. Full cellphone signal. Quiet and safe.Report Check-In
I came here on two different nights to stay overnight and didn’t feel comfortable. No other vans / campers / RV’s were in the lot, only locals that were in vehicles that were missing windows and in very poor condition. They all kept revving their engines, playing loud music, pulling up really closely to other cars and exchanging items ~ so I left and went to Walmart. :)
It’s been a few years since someone has commented on this spot, so maybe things have changed. Stay safe, friends!
Nice quiet spot for an overnight stop with a line of trees on one side and baseball field on the other.Report Check-In
Was nice and quiet till I woke up to local meth heads cutting the cam straps and stealing $5 worth of gas from the cargo carrier in the back. Woke up as it was happening and they scurried off. Would not reccomend.Report Check-In
nice, quiet little spot to spend the nightReport Check-In
great place to spend the night in Fairbanks. we are not used to sleeping on our rooftop tent in a place in a city like this, but this was sweet. Porta Potty was clean as well!
edit: I have adjusted the GPS location and iOverlander should track you correctly now.
As described. There is a "dry" (chemical) toilet which is much appreciated! About 5 other vans here tonight. Noise from the street very bearable. Good spot in Fairbanks.Report Check-In
Best place in Fairbanks. Please treat it well. Note gps may take you to the wrong side of the river so pay attention. Just manually type in Carlson center and you’ll get here fine.Report Check-In
Stayed here for 5 nights along with a few other rigs that did the same. One the weekend there were a few older beat up vehicles that were more local but everyone was nice enough. Verizon and ATT work great here. Grass is nice to park on and there is a porta potty close to the practice baseball field if you need it. The airport way soughdough gas station is well priced for gas and diesel and has an dump station with fresh water. Both are free to use.Report Check-In
Nice place to park and camp to pass the night. Free.
We arrived at a sunday 6PM. There where several other RVs. We put our rooftent up made dinner and sleped OK.
Just near the trees, behind a baseball field.
Google takes you to other side of river if point chosen from iOverlander app. We had to put Carlson centre in google and then head towards grassy parking lot. Quiet night.Report Check-In
Big grassy Campingarea between Carlson Center and Chena River. Almost in the center of Fairbanks. Pioneer Park just a 5 minute walk. Certainly you can hear the traffic, but way not as much as at any Walmart.Report Check-In