Dog Friendly Campgrounds in Alaska

Riley Creek Campground (Denali National Park and Preserve)

Denali National Park has got to be one of the most beautiful places on the planet. The picture-perfect mountains and trees, the expansive skies, the fresh air, and the sereneness of it all; everything breathes life back into a weary soul. Located in this park is Riley Creek Campground, open all year round. The place is perfect for people to stay at for a couple of days and appreciate the exquisiteness of the place. You can even take your fur baby with you while camping there. Though Riley Creek Campground is a dog friendly campground, dogs are not permitted on the park trails, or in the wilderness. They are also not allowed on the buses. However, they are allowed on the roadside trail and the bike path. They are also allowed on the park road, campground roads and parking lots. To ensure the safety of your pet and to make sure that other visitors in the campground are not bothered by your pet, you would have to keep your dog leashed at all times. You are not to leave your pet unattended. You would also need to clean up after your pet.

Homer Spit Campground (Homer)

When you choose to go camping at Homer Spit Campground, you get to camp right at the beach, which means that you wake up to the gorgeous views of the sea and at night, fall into a slumber listening to the rhythm of the waves. How awesome is that! Oh, and you also get to see eagles, whales and other forms of wildlife in their natural habitat. Spending some quality time with your loved ones for a couple of days at this campground amidst nature is sure to fill your heart with joy. Options at this campsite include beachfront tent sites with no hookups, beach view RV sites that come with electrical hookups and interior tent & RV sites that offer electrical/full hookups. This campground provides Wi-Fi service. Other amenities include restrooms, showers, drinking water, picnic tables, laundry facilities and a dump station. If you’re looking for dog friendly camping in Alaska, then you can consider visiting Homer Spit Campground with your little darling. It is quite pet friendly. However, visitors with dogs are expected to clean up after their furkids and make sure that they behave.

Chena River State Recreation Site (Fairbanks)

Chena River State Recreation Site has three different campgrounds with as many as 66 campsites combined. The serene river, the majestic mountains, the flora and fauna of the place are bound to win your heart. If an outdoor adventure in a heavenly location is what you’re looking for, then this is the place for you. Fishing, boating, kayaking, canoeing and camping – there are tons of things to do here. Chena River State Recreation Site is one of those campsites that allow dogs to accompany their pawrents. So, while visiting this place, you don’t need to leave your four-legged family member back at home or hotel. Puppers visiting the site are allowed to go off leash or can stay on leash if they want to. However, they would have to be on a leash while on the campgrounds and at certain other spots, such as picnic areas. But as long as your pooch is under your control at all times, they don’t need to be leashed in other parts of this beautiful piece of nature. As you can imagine, the Chena River State Recreation Site is quite popular amongst pawrents who love to have adventures with their doggos.

Disclaimer: Due to Covid-19 related restrictions, the services and business hours of some of the places mentioned above may be different than usual.