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Riverview RV Park

Fairbanks, Alaska


1316 Badger Rd
Fairbanks, Alaska 99705
Phone: Click to view

Sites: 160
Recent Rate: $$$$

Office Hours:

Seasonal Hours: May 15th - September 15th

Monday: 8:00am - 9:00pm
Tuesday: 8:00am - 9:00pm
Wednesday: 8:00am - 9:00pm
Thursday: 8:00am - 9:00pm
Friday: 8:00am - 9:00pm
Saturday: 8:00am - 9:00pm
Sunday: 8:00am - 9:00pm

Hours above shown for Alaska Time Zone

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Latitude: 64.83410
Longitude: -147.51270

Elevation: 464' (approx.)
Park Features
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • 55+ 55+ no
  • Kid Friendly Kid Friendly yes
  • Boondocking Boondocking no
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts no
  • Dump Station Dump Station yes
  • Group Camping Group Camping yes
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
Hookups
  • Full Hookup Full Hookup yes
  • Electric (30 & 50 AMP) Electric (30 & 50 AMP) Electric (30 & 50 AMP)
  • Sewer Sewer yes
  • Phone Phone yes
  • Water Water yes
  • Cable/Sat. TV Hookup Cable/Sat. TV Hookup yes
Connectivity
  • WiFi WiFi yes
  • ATT Cellular Provider ATT
  • Verizon Cellular Provider Verizon
  • Sprint Cellular Provider Sprint
  • T-Mobile Cellular Provider T-Mobile
Amenities
  • Restrooms Restrooms yes
  • Showers Showers yes
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities yes
  • Camp Store Camp Store yes
  • Pet Area Pet Area yes
  • Propane Available Propane Available yes
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar ?
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse no
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available no
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen no
  • Horse Camp Horse Camp no
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip no
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter no
  • Restrooms: vault Restrooms: vault no
Recreation
  • Pool Access Pool Access no
  • Playground Playground no
  • Recreational Trails Recreational Trails ?
  • Rec Room Rec Room no
  • Casino Casino no
  • Fishing Fishing yes
  • Beach Beach no
  • Biking Biking yes
  • Boating Boating no
  • Golf Golf yes
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities no
  • Horseshoes Horseshoes no
  • Mini-Golf Mini-Golf no
  • Outdoor Courts Outdoor Courts no
  • Pickleball Pickleball ?
  • Water Access Water Access yes

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62 Reviews

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Review Count: 312
States Visited: 45
Helpful Reviews: 44

Date of Stay: June, 2018 - $41.00
Overall Rating:

Check-in was friendly and informative. We were directed to the site, a full hook-up drive-thru. Utilities are well placed, including CTV. Phones worked well here. Wi-Fi was okay, not great. The site was mostly level and gravel with grass surround. Picnic table but no fire pits. There are separate showers, laundry wash $2, dry $2. There is a book exchange and a $5 deposit gets you a key to the laundry and showers. We camped at Riverview RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
96
Site Surface
Gravel, Grass
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer (plenty of space) for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious, Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

There isn't enough room to list all the really neat places to visit. Start with Discovery III, Follow with Gold Dredge #8 (pan for gold there). Pioneer Park for Salmon Bake, Palace Theater evening show. Lots of museums and shops to visit. The NORTH POLE is a must, including the old visitor center.

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Review Count: 2
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: June, 2018 - $45.00
Overall Rating:

Great pull thru sites, very private showers, lots of washers and dryers and overall great campground. Cleaning the bathroom was done at midnight which is better than most . Great good sam campground ⛺️ We camped at Riverview RV Park in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Grass
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Riverview RV Park, manager at Riverview RV Park responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review Riverview RV Park. It is truly appreciated. We are glad you enjoyed your stay.

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

Date of Stay: August, 2017 - $43.00
Overall Rating:

Nice quiet place by river, helpful staff, spaces good. We camped at Riverview RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Site Details

Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 49
States Visited: 22
Helpful Reviews: 9

Date of Stay: August, 2017 - $40.00
Overall Rating:

You are on the highway to Fairbanks . You cannot hear the traffic . And you not far from Fairbanks. We camped at Riverview RV Park in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tips for other Campers:

Great place if you want to stay outside Fairbanks place is well maintained , and friendly service

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Review Count: 119
States Visited: 24
Helpful Reviews: 31

Date of Stay: July, 2017 - $43.00
Overall Rating:

When I registered the person showed me on a map that the location for Site # 60 was at the end of a row, I thought great, hopefully this will be a somewhat larger site - WRONG. What a lousy site; it - must be the smallest pull-through site in the campground. Add to that, the site not level side to side. And lest we forget the internet - absolutely useless, even when standing beside their router, I could not get connected. For $48 a night, this place is a total waste of money. And don't forget to read their list of 18 rules for guests, parking, children, pets, and quite time. And what about location? The campground is situated on Badger Road which is an 11.5 mi loop off the Dempster highway. While there is an overpriced gas station next door, to get groceries or reasonably priced fuel you need to drive back to the Dempster Hwy and proceed from there. Guess who will NOT be staying at this campground on their way back from Denali? We camped at Riverview RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
60
Site Surface
Gravel, Grass
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Just long enough for my 5th wheel (had to disconnect)
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 157
States Visited: 34
Helpful Reviews: 44

Date of Stay: July, 2017 - $39.00
Overall Rating:

Typical Alaska independent RV Park. Tight spaces, little vegetation, roads tight. Would prefer State or federal but want some hookups. Would stay again. We camped at Riverview RV Park in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
45
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Just long enough for my travel trailer
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 20
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: June, 2017 - $44.00
Overall Rating:

The park has some good qualities - an excellent laundry room, great private showers, clean bathrooms, great cable tv, full hookups and helpful service at check in. The down side was no working internet and sites very close together. We could have forgiven the close sites had the internet worked. It is easy to get into Fairbanks. We camped at Riverview RV Park in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
97
Site Surface
Asphalt
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Just long enough for my travel trailer
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

We were there six days and drove into Fairbanks each day. Fairbanks is a great place - we ran out of days before we ran out of things we wanted to do there!

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Review Count: 59
States Visited: 18
Helpful Reviews: 8

Date of Stay: June, 2017 - $39.00
Overall Rating:

This park is in a very convenient location for visiting North Pole & Fairbanks as it's about half-way between. The gravel roads at the entrance need some maintenance, but the rest of the roads and gravel sites were fine. There is grass between the sites with some trees and it's right on the Chena River. We couldn't use our Dish satellite, probably due to trees, but they supply free cable with a lot of channels. There is also free Wifi which we didn't use much since we have our own. It was usually a quiet place to stay except for the occasional noise from the gravel pit across the street, planes a couple times a day and TAPS at 10pm from the Army base nearby. The sites are kind of tight for a big rig but plenty long enough. We used the free car/RV wash and that was a big plus. We camped at Riverview RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
132
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer (plenty of space) for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tips for other Campers:

Riverboat Discovery and Gold Dredge 8 are both worth it. We especially liked Pike's Landing for lunch. Right on the river with a nice outdoor deck. You can see Denali from the parking lot at the International Arctic Research Center on Noyukuk near the University of Alaska.

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Review Count: 25
States Visited: 19
Helpful Reviews: 8

Date of Stay: August, 2016 - $44.00
Overall Rating:

This is a nice park on the eastern edge of Fairbanks. It's easy to get to from the Richardson Hwy. The sites were nice and large, and level. Biggest complaint about the sites is that the sewer hookup is at the very end of the site, so you either need a fairly long hose or park the back of your rig at the very edge of the drive. Some rigs were actually backing up to drain occasionally. Just a poor design, especially since electric and water were more to the middle. The office worker was very nice, even scheduled a local tour for us. Best thing was the free car and rig wash area. You have to provide your own bucket and brush/rags, but they had two hoses and a nice gravel area for washing, which is needed after driving the Alaska highways. Verizon and AT&T both had strong signals. They have wifi, but we never used it. The laundry room was nice and clean. We'd definitely recommend staying here, although we do feel the price is a bit high, but isn't everything in Alaska! Lol. We camped at Riverview RV Park in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
92
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Walmart or Fred Meyer is about a ten minute drive.

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Review Count: 42
States Visited: 18
Helpful Reviews: 7

Date of Stay: July, 2016 - $52.00
Overall Rating:

Very nice park - quiet, spaces large enough for vehicles. Beautiful location on the river. Staff very friendly. We were in a travel trailer and stayed at this location for three nights to see area attractions. Staff gave recommendations as to what we might enjoy. Loved Fairbanks! We camped at Riverview RV Park in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
138
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 38
States Visited: 14
Helpful Reviews: 10

Date of Stay: July, 2016 - $48.00
Overall Rating:

Nice enough. This park has fairly level roads and sites long enough for a 40-ft Motorhome plus tow. Some sites had picnic tables, ours the second night (moved to 119) did not. WiFi was fairly good except for high use times. Good Sam app showed this RV park with North Pole address, but it is actually half-way between Fairbanks and North Pole (10-12 miles to either town). You pay a refundable $5 fee for a key to the laundry and restrooms. We camped at Riverview RV Park in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
108
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Drive to nearby North Pole for a touristy Christmas experience - especially the Santa House. If you want to do things in Fairbanks, drive the extra dozen miles to River's Edge in Fairbanks, as it is just as nice or nicer and lots closer to groceries, gas, shopping, restaurants and more. Plus, River's Edge can make reservations for you for Riverboat Discovery, Arctic Circle tours and more.

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Riverview RV Park, manager at Riverview RV Park responded to this review

Im so very sorry that you did not have a picnic table on your second night. Had we known, we could have had one to you in a matter of minutes. Other guests, on occasion, find it necessary to have two tables and take them from other sites without us knowing.

We ALSO make reservations to the main attractions in Fairbanks such as the Riverboat Discovery, Gold Dredge 8, Alaska Salmon Bake, Palace Theater and all the Arctic Circle Tours.

There are three convenice stations, one being on the property and the other two being two miles in either direction. Yes, you do have to travel 8-10 miles for shopping but that is the beauty of our location.

Review Count: 102
States Visited: 27
Helpful Reviews: 15

Date of Stay: July, 2016 - $44.00
Overall Rating:

A nice park, just outside of Fairbanks. Nice and quiet with decent amenities. The only problem is the Wi-Fi. Was so slow and kept dropping that we ended up using our Verizon hot spot. Very friendly daytime staff. We camped at Riverview RV Park in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
108
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
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Riverview RV Park, manager at Riverview RV Park responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us here at Riverview RV Park. We made major upgrades to our wi-fi early in the season, but still having issues in the evenings and mornings due to high traffic usage when we are at or near capacity. I know it is of no consultation at this point but it works great between the hours of 9am to 5pm. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.

Review Count: 168
States Visited: 41
Helpful Reviews: 47

Date of Stay: June, 2016 - $40.00
Overall Rating:

Nice campground, about 10 miles from downtown Fairbanks. Long pull-thru sites, level, good hook-ups though the sewer hook-up is near the back of the site (good for 5th wheels), picnic table with each site, treed with grass between each site and near the river. The laundry is clean and there is a convenience store near the property. We would return is we ever visit Fairbanks again. We camped at Riverview RV Park in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Riverview RV Park, manager at Riverview RV Park responded to this review

Thank you for your generous review. It is kindly appreciated. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay here at Riverview RV Park.

Review Count: 61
States Visited: 24
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: September, 2015 - $40.00
Overall Rating:

This was a very nice campground. Our site was near the River. The showers were private, clean and had very not water. Laundry was clean. Not far from Fairbanks or North Pole. Would stay here again if in Alaska. We camped at Riverview RV Park in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tips for other Campers:

Went on tour of Gold Dredge 8 which was interesting. Went to North Pole.

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Review Count: 139
States Visited: 46
Helpful Reviews: 23

Date of Stay: September, 2015 - $41.00
Overall Rating:

Nice pull-through level gravel sites. Very good utilities, cable and Wi-Fi and we had Verizon cell service. Easy in/out to the park and easy to get around in. The young lady in the office was very nice and helpful. We would stay here again. We camped at Riverview RV Park in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel, Grass
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tips for other Campers:

There is a nice paved walk/bike trail that goes all the way to North Pole in front of campground.

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