Glennallen, Alaska

Sourdough Creek Campground - BLM

Glennallen, Alaska



Glennallen, Alaska
Phone: (907) 822-3217

Sites: 42
Recent Rate: $6 6/2014

Latitude: 62.5258006352273
Longitude: -145.51507330127

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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) no
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) no
  • Water Water no
  • Sewer Sewer no
  • WiFi WiFi no
  • $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 no
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

5 Reviews

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roadking

Review Count: 106
States Visited: 38
Helpful Reviews: 8

Date of Stay: June, 2014 - $6.00
Overall Rating:      

Price reflects use of Access Pass. This is a self check in campground out in the middle of nowhere between Glenallen and Valdez. There was a camp host on site but we did not see the host while we were there, We had a adequate pull thru site with no utilities. No posted generator hours. It would have been a lovely place to stay but the mosquitos were so bad that we ran from the truck to the RV. Sitting out was not possible. Did not use the bathrooms and no laundry was available. Was ok for an overnight stop. Would probably stay here again since there is really nothing else available nearby. We camped at Sourdough Creek Campground - BLM in a Fifth Wheel.

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TheJim

Review Count: 246
States Visited: 33
Helpful Reviews: 18

Date of Stay: August, 2013 - $6.00
Overall Rating:      

Note that the rate reflects a 50% federal senior pass discount. This is a very nice Bureau Land Management (BLM) campground located along the Richardson Highway, and the price is certainly right. Note that this is federal (BLM), not state as stated by some previous reviewers. Although listed as being at Glennallen, it is actually about 30 miles north of the town. It is right along the highway, but is protected by vegetation so had only a little highway noise. The interior roads and sites are well-maintained gravel. There is a picnic table and fire pit at each campsite. It had only a few other campers when we were there. There are campground hosts, which gives a bit of added security. The hosts were friendly and helpful. Firewood is available for sale. The only water is from a hand pump and there is no dump station, so plan to arrive with fresh water and leave with waste. There are pit toilets. We had no signal on our Verizon phone or data MiFi. The vegetation is low, so we had no problem getting satellite Internet on our Hughes plan on satellite 127w. None of the sites have river views. There is a pleasant walk down to and along the Gulkana River, but do bring repellent as there are mosquitos. This is a very pleasant overnight stop along the highway. We would definitely stay here again. We camped at Sourdough Creek Campground - BLM in a Motorhome.

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Alaskan RVer

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

Date of Stay: August, 2011 - $12.00
Overall Rating:      

Have camped here over my 49 years many times, launched boats here since I was a kid. I was shocked this year, when we were not allowed to park in a site and register until we were grilled by the campground host as to the reason for our stay. Husband stated he was working on a road crew in the area and I was camping out with him. We were informed the BLM parks are for road travelers, not workers or local Alaskans, and directed us to a sub-standard swampy camp site, in a bog even though the campground was empty. We camped at Sourdough Creek Campground - BLM in a Motorhome.

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jbumpus

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

Date of Stay: September, 2010 - $10.00
Overall Rating:      

I have been very impressed with the abundance of state recreation areas along the Richardson Hwy as well as other highways. We found Sourdough Creek after a long day driving from Fairbanks. The campground was very deserted with only the camp host filling a site. We chose a pull through site that was private with a table and fire pit. There was a path to the river from our site and a lot of berry bushes. The campground had well maintained gravel roads and sites. Be sure to carry cash to put in the pay pole. We camped at Sourdough Creek Campground - BLM in a Motorhome.

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nbi600

Review Count: 147
States Visited: 20
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: June, 2009 - $8.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a typical public campground with no hookups and very clean vault toilets. It is 30 miles from Glennallen toward Paxson at MP148 of the Richardson Hwy. The sites are very nice and spacious surrounded by black spruce and low willow. The pull-throughs are great for 40' rigs. Some backins would be doable, also. The sites are wide so no problem with slideouts. There is a table and fire pits at each site. There is a great host who has been there 10 years. One drawback was no admonishment for barking dogs and dogs left alone outside. There is good fishing for sockeye, king salmon, rainbow and grayling on the Gulkana River, especially if you have a boat. There is a nice, short well maintained river-side trail with excellent interpretative signs. There is a boat launch and parking for trailers. This is a very well-designed and attractive public campground. We wish all were like this. We camped at Sourdough Creek Campground - BLM in a Motorhome.

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