Alaska Camping Areas

Savage River - Denali National Park

Savage River campground is located in Denali National Park in Alaska. It offers a range of amenities to enhance the camping experience for visitors. The campground provides 33 campsites, each equipped with a picnic table and a fire pit. Basic amenities such as restrooms with running water and flush toilets are available, ensuring a comfortable stay. However, there are no hookups for RVs or showers in the campground.

Reservations are not accepted at Savage River campground; it operates on a first-come, first-served basis. Therefore, it is advisable to arrive early, especially during the peak summer season when demand is high. The best time to visit Savage River campground is from mid-May to mid-September when the weather is milder and the park offers more opportunities for wildlife viewing and outdoor activities. However, be prepared for cooler temperatures, even in the summer months, as this region can experience chilly nights.

While camping in Savage River, visitors should be cautious of potential hazards. It is important to store food properly to minimize encounters with wildlife, such as bears. The campground provides food lockers for this purpose. Additionally, visitors should be aware of the strict Leave No Trace principles and ensure they clean up after themselves. Exploring the nearby Savage River Loop Trail is highly recommended, as it offers breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains and a chance to spot wildlife. Get driving directions.


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