This is nothing but a parking lot for a ski resort, but they do allow overnights during the summer. It used to be free (and some camping books state that it is), but sometime in 2010 they began charging $10 a night, with a maximum stay of 5 nights. Normally we try to spend money in places that let us boon dock for free, so we had planned to have a nice dinner in their restaurant and maybe take the tram to the top of the mountain. Instead we paid them $10, period. We won't come back here. We camped here in a Motorhome.
The rate reflects a 50% Senior Pass discount. This is a great campground. If only it had a dump station and water to fill a tank. Regardless, it is still wonderful and in a great location. The sites are well-separated with vegetation in between, so it feels very private. It is very quiet at night. Some sites are more wooded and some have views of Middle Glacier. Some sites are reservable and some are first-come first-served. Our Verizon phone and data plan worked well. It has a great biking/hiking path leaving from the campground. It is close to Whittier for boat tours and you do not have to pay the fee to drive your RV though the tunnel. (You do still have to pay the $12 to drive your car. The wonderful Forest Service visitor center is only a mile away, as well as the Portage glacier tour. Wonderful. We spent 3 days here and could have spent a couple of weeks. We camped here in a Motorhome.
Mosquitoes were no problem as it was driving rain showers when we were here. I guess you can expect it in the rain forest. Nice view of a glacier from the campground. Rate was for Golden Age. I would stop here again as it is convenient to the Portage Glacier activities. We camped here in a Motorhome.
This campground is absolutely beautiful! Surrounded by mountains, glaciers. It would have a 10 if w/e hookups and a dump station were available. There is water but you must hand pump it into jugs and carry them off to your site.There are NO showers but I had to indicate an answer regarding showers.The sites are spacious and wooded so there is no lack of privacy. The sites are either single or double. There are several drive through sites that allow larger rigs to use the cg. While we were there the AK. national bird, the mosquito, was out in force so bring bug spray. We camped here in a Motorhome.
Very nice clean campground. Had some nice views of glaciers in the Portage valley and was not far from the Portage Galcier visitor center. There are single and double sites available for $13 and $20 respectively. If you have a Golden Access card you get an %50 discount. Very nice overall. There are no showers in this campground. We camped here in a Travel Trailer.
Except for the dirt road to get here, this is a really cute campground, if you want to call it that. The Crow Creek Mine allows you to stay on. You can pan for gold, and walk through the little town set up. It's really nice. We camped here in a Motorhome.