Anchorage, Alaska

Anchorage Ship Creek RV Park

Anchorage, Alaska



Anchorage, Alaska
Phone: (907) 277-0877

Sites: 150
Recent Rate: $49 6/2015

Latitude: 61.222236125441
Longitude: -149.86875364418

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • Restrooms (Plumbed) Restrooms (Plumbed) ?
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets ?
  • Showers Showers ?
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities ?
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 0.00
  • Dump Station Dump Station ?
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available ?
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available ?
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts ?
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot ?
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter ?
  • RV Wash RV Wash ?
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee RV Wash Fee 0.00
  • Corral Corral ?
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip ?
  • Overflow Parking Overflow Parking ?
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) yes
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) no
  • Water Water yes
  • Sewer Sewer yes
  • WiFi WiFi yes
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee WiFi Fee 0.00
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service ?
  • Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup no
  • Phone Phone no
  • Central Modem Central Modem yes
Amenities
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) 0
  • Pool Access Pool Access no
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly yes
  • Playground Playground ?
  • Pet Area Pet Area ?
  • Waterfront Waterfront no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse ?
  • Camp Store Camp Store ?
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar ?
  • Business Center Business Center ?
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms ?
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen ?
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities ?
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services ?
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) ?
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room ?
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities ?
  • Beach Access Beach Access ?
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp ?
  • Marina Marina ?
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals ?
  • Fishing Fishing ?
  • Golfing Golfing ?
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) ?
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals ?
  • Hiking Hiking ?
  • Spa Spa ?
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit ?
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball ?
  • Sports Field Sports Field ?
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games ?
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment ?
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre ?
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf ?
  • Billiards Billiards ?
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong ?
  • Lake Lake ?
  • Pond Pond ?
  • River River ?
  • Creek Creek ?
  • Ocean Ocean ?
  • Water Park Water Park ?
  • Casino Casino ?

Review Details

Ratings overview

33 Reviews

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Paulinalo

Review Count: 7
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: June, 2015 - $49.00
Overall Rating:      

We can't expect much of the park located at downtown Anchorage. So most important thing is all hookup run well and clean shower and toilet. The bathroom are lock with pass code and have male and female bathroom. The site are really tight. This park is located next to train station. The train run not too frequently but it is really loud. The office provide free hot coffee and tea. Location are 10 minutes from downtown. We camped at Anchorage Ship Creek RV Park in a Motorhome.

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Clean Restrooms

Clean Showers

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americanrascal

Review Count: 30
States Visited: 14
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: August, 2014 - $49.00
Overall Rating:      

Nice folks running this park. Very courteous. The previous reviews are accurate. Wi-Fi worked in the park for 2 of the 6 days we were there then quit. Its was available only sitting at the front door of the office. Mentioned it to management but they said its the way it is. Noise from the RR and nearby airport are issues here. Homeless people moved through the park one evening trying to sell used coolers. Probably the best thing going in Anchorage for camping though. Convenient to many Anchorage attractions. We camped at Anchorage Ship Creek RV Park in a Truck Camper.

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Tranquilty1

Review Count: 60
States Visited: 21
Helpful Reviews: 6

Date of Stay: July, 2014 - $36.00
Overall Rating:      

Friendly staff. Tight turn and steep hill getting in and out of the park. Walk to some parts of city. Lots of noise from train adjacent to park. We camped at Anchorage Ship Creek RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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WNC Traveler

Review Count: 62
States Visited: 27
Helpful Reviews: 7

Date of Stay: July, 2014 - $49.00
Overall Rating:      

This park is plain and rather expensive. However, it is in downtown Anchorage. The location is convenient. We could walk or ride a bike to Ship Creek, the Alaska RR station, the Saturday Market-Festival, and the Alaska Experience Theater. That same convenient location does make it noisy with the train and the sea gulls. The sites are very close together and there is not a picnic table at every one. The showers are clean for the use they get. However, the managers seem to clean them when they wish. No time is posted and on 2 days they were trying to clean while 6 men were shaving, showering or using the toilet at 9am. The park is fenced for security and ringed with trees for privacy and shade. On the hot afternoons, our RV was still comfortable, but not sure how the ones in the middle of the park felt with no shade. The laundry is the standard $2 a machine and normally busy. The office staff is helpful and there is a lot of tourist information available. This is the place to stay to see Anchorage,but do not expect an RV resort. We camped at Anchorage Ship Creek RV Park in a Motorhome.

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sheltieRV

Review Count: 70
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: July, 2014 - $45.00
Overall Rating:      

Stayed both here and at the Golden Nugget (GN). The park has older infrastructure and is located on Alaska RR land, so not much incentive to improve. Compared to GN the roads are much wider and the site slots are angled so easy to get into, but they are narrower. Setting is nicer than GN, but neighborhood is industrial and lots of homeless running around (though the park will call the RR police if one enters). Easy walk to downtown. At least one freight train a night goes by and tracks are right behind the park. For class Cs a good park, for anyone with large units and slides it is just like GN not much room to move around. But in Anchorage you really only have two choices and this could be the lesser of 2 evils. We camped at Anchorage Ship Creek RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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Lovetheview

Review Count: 4
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: June, 2014 - $49.00
Overall Rating:      

Narrow sites but very wide access roads and had a spacious feel despite the narrow sites. Nice trees around the perimeter. Internet worked well. Laundry was good. Nicest RV park in Anchorage and close to town and weekend markets. We have a 42 foot motor home and have been traveling for 11 years. We camped at Anchorage Ship Creek RV Park in a Motorhome.

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John and Linda from Knoxville TN

Review Count: 4
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2013 - $35.00
Overall Rating:      

We have been to Alaska numerous times. This is the place to stay in Anchorage, in our opinion. It's as nice a park as you will fined in Anchorage. It's within walking distance of the Saturday market and the downtown museum. The big attraction for us is that during much of the summer (when we have been here) the salmon are running in Ship Creek and we enjoy watching the locals fishing in the evenings. There's a nice place for walking in the evening. The train tracks are adjacent to the park, but the last train arrives around 8 in the evening and there's no traffic on the rail after that. We camped at Anchorage Ship Creek RV Park in a Travel Trailer.

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TheJim

Review Count: 246
States Visited: 33
Helpful Reviews: 19

Date of Stay: July, 2013 - $44.00
Overall Rating:      

The rate reflects a 10% Good Sam discount. Yes, this is a parking lot with very tight spaces. We were given two choices of sites. The first we could not get into because the neighbor had his awning out and the second had a car parked in it. We chose a third site without anyone on either side. However, folks did come in and stay on one side during our stay there. It has some of the closest sites that we have stayed in during our eight years of full-time RVing. It is convenient to downtown Anchorage. We walked to town one day, but elected to drive after that because of the various homeless folks that we encountered during our walk. It is in a very industrial area but is quiet at night. The trains do go by very close but it is mainly during the day and we love trains, so not a problem. Our Verizon phone and data worked very well there. The park WiFi was off and on, sometimes great, at other times nothing. The campground hosts were very nice and helpful. Anchorage has some amazingly great bike paths and some are accessible directly from the park. We did check out the other RV parks in the city and chose this one over the others, so if we were staying in the city again would likely stay here. We camped at Anchorage Ship Creek RV Park in a Motorhome.

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MRatke

Review Count: 4
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: July, 2013 - $40.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a nice park although it is an industrial feeling area of town. The people were nice and friendly and we noticed security people driving through the park a few times which made us feel more comfortable. The sites were easy to pull into, but did take some leveling of our unit. There is a train track just on the other side of a fence which made our fifth wheel shake a little but only noticed them during daytime hours. We would stay here again. We camped at Anchorage Ship Creek RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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David Williams

Review Count: 6
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: June, 2013 - $35.00
Overall Rating:      

We camped here for two nights on a two month Alaska tour. This park is the best of a very sorry collection of RV parks in the Anchorage area. Sites are very tight with almost no room to extend slide outs. Park is in a very run down section which just adds to its already worn feel. My wife and I elected to walk into town and on the way back walked through a homeless campsite right above the park on the hill. Quite a treat. We camped at Anchorage Ship Creek RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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DaveInOhio

Review Count: 66
States Visited: 17
Helpful Reviews: 7

Date of Stay: June, 2013 - $36.00
Overall Rating:      

This park is next to a railroad track in an industrial-feeling part of town. It is a gravel strip with sites that are narrow and short. Electricity worked fine, but our site didn't have water or sewer. WiFi worked well. Bathroom and shower were dingy and didn't feel very clean, and shower was quite cramped. At $36, it seemed expensive for what we got. We camped at Anchorage Ship Creek RV Park in a Motorhome.

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cmcwbl

Review Count: 23
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: August, 2012 - $38.00
Overall Rating:      

The great thing about this park is its proximity to downtown Anchorage. We were able to walk into town for everything we wanted to do. Spaces were somewhat close, but who cared? Location, location, location. We camped at Anchorage Ship Creek RV Park in a Motorhome.

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PatriotParents

Review Count: 44
States Visited: 13
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: July, 2012 - $50.00
Overall Rating:      

We read this was the best campground in Anchorage--would hate to see the worst. This is a gravel lot with tiny spaces. Many campers could not use slideouts or awnings. The sewer did not have a threaded connector. You just drop your hose into the hole and put a rock on your hose to keep it in place. Train tracks are right outside the wooden fence separating them from the campground and trains did run at night. Did I mention being under the Anchorage airport flight path? On a positive note, the Wi-Fi worked well and the office staff were friendly and helpful. Palmer is only 35 miles away--next time we will stay there and come to Anchorage for the day. We camped at Anchorage Ship Creek RV Park in a Travel Trailer.

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Herb B

Review Count: 84
States Visited: 25
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: July, 2012 - $43.00
Overall Rating:      

I gave this park rating of 8 only because the sites are very tight. We could not put out an awning and basically stepped out our door into the next sites vehicle. The park overall is very clean and has a nice staff. All the sites are flat with a gravel base. There is some train noise because the track are next to the park, but its daytime for the most part. Would stay here again because its the best in Anchorage. We camped at Anchorage Ship Creek RV Park in a Motorhome.

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User2609

Review Count: 2
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: June, 2012 - $50.00
Overall Rating:      

Close to town and could walk into city. Expensive and small sites. We camped at Anchorage Ship Creek RV Park in a Motorhome.

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