Wasilla, Alaska

Big Bear Campground & RV Park

Wasilla, Alaska



Wasilla, Alaska
Phone: (907) 745-7445

Sites: 40
Recent Rate: $36 6/2015

Latitude: 61.5610819539834
Longitude: -149.292942967441

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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) yes
  • 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 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

36 Reviews

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neilontheroad

Review Count: 60
States Visited: 26
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: June, 2015 - $36.00
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Nice park. Some road noise in the full hook up side but OK. Good power and water. Gravel roads like all of Alaska. Could be smoother. Get a few TV stations on your antenna. WiFi is good. Nice helpful people working in the office. 45 min from Anchorage . Nothing bad to say. Would stay again. We camped at Big Bear Campground & RV Park in a Motorhome.

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FranM

Review Count: 59
States Visited: 21
Helpful Reviews: 9

Date of Stay: June, 2015 - $32.00
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Easy access from Parks Hwy.; quiet, yet close to shopping, restaurants, etc. Good gravel roads and level, gravel sites. Back row "super sites" are long, wide pull-throughs. Pet-friendly; plenty of grass to walk our dogs. Cable and working WiFi. We would stay here again. We camped at Big Bear Campground & RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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Paulinalo

Review Count: 5
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: June, 2015 - $30.00
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The site are tight, but well kept. I they have the best bathroom and shower. They separate male and female bathroom and shower and lock with a pass code. They even provide hair dryers. Although the sites are very close to each other but they maintain the quietness quite well. Children play ground is available. We camped at Big Bear Campground & RV Park in a Motorhome.

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Close to gasoline station and Walmart.

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Theresa as

Review Count: 10
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: May, 2015 - $36.00
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One night stay before we left AK; chose "extra wide" site for more space between rigs; Free showers and strong multiple WiFi signals. True pull through and easy access to hookups; fairly level site. Has a pavillion with picnic tables and some cabins around perimiter. Can hear traffic but it's not distracting at all, just a little background noise. We camped at Big Bear Campground & RV Park in a Motorhome.

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User3280

Review Count: 3
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: August, 2014 - $16.00
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Stayed here in a minivan. Rate is for a tent spot without electric. Also had a Good Sam discount. Showers and bathrooms were clean, hot showers were nice. Laundry room was clean as well, however pricey. $3.00 to wash, $3.00 to dry each load. I don't know how that compares to other camps in Alaska as this was our first laundry day. Tent spots are in a treed area that provides shade and decent privacy. There are also a few shaded RV spots near the tent area. We camped at Big Bear Campground & RV Park in a Truck Camper.

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Retired FL CSM

Review Count: 94
States Visited: 33
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: July, 2014 - $27.00
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Stayed a week as we have friends in the area. Very nice park - nicely maintained. Level gravel sites with room to move around. New section called super-sites now open. Good Sam Park. Good antenna reception. Wi-Fi was free and worked well. Close to Walmart and Fred Meyers. We have stayed here before and would stay again. Great central location to visit Palmer, Wasilla, Eagle River, and Anchorage. We camped at Big Bear Campground & RV Park in a Motorhome.

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phyllen

Review Count: 46
States Visited: 24
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2014 - $32.00
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Rate reflects a premium site with the Good Sam Discount. Nice enough park. Adequate room between rigs. Check in person nice. Did not try their WIFI has have our own. Laundry expensive. $3.00 to wash/ $3.00 to dry. Highest we've seen in 5 years of fulltiming. Would stay here again if ever in the area. We camped at Big Bear Campground & RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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WNC Traveler

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

Date of Stay: June, 2014 - $23.00
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This campground is conveniently located to the major highways, Wasilla, and Palmer. However, we were not disturbed by road noise. The laundry was clean and not expensive ($2.00 per machine). A code must be used to unlock the free showers so they were clean and private. The showers had nice private dressing area with plenty of hooks. No cable, and only about 8 channels on the TV. The Wi-Fi is also free, and consistently strong - I was never kicked off. The price quoted is for electric only with a Good Sam discount. We camped at Big Bear Campground & RV Park in a Motorhome.

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KathyAndJimB

Review Count: 7
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: July, 2013 - $24.00
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This place was OK for a one night stop for convenience to shopping. The sites are very small and separated by a narrow grass strip. The people were very nice. The laundry was a mess as some of the long term residents are allowed to wash very muddy clothes. The WiFi was not working. Dog walking was very convenient. We camped at Big Bear Campground & RV Park in a Motorhome.

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pasco1215

Review Count: 60
States Visited: 25
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: June, 2013 - $32.00
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Park was about the best in area. We had a pull through FHU with 50 amps. The sites are gravel with some grass in between. Very tight, but level. The Wi-Fi was almost nonexistent. Park is family owned and kept up as far as repairs. Walmart and other shopping is near by. Would stay again. We camped at Big Bear Campground & RV Park in a Motorhome.

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chillyvt

Review Count: 34
States Visited: 20
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: June, 2013 - $32.00
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This park is hidden off the Parks Highway but has a nice setup. The staff is extremely friendly and helpful. Their facilities are clean, and the grounds are cared for. There is lots of room to walk the dogs. Wi-fi was good, and there was nice space between sites. We would definitely recommend this campground and would stay here again. We camped at Big Bear Campground & RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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illini777

Review Count: 167
States Visited: 42
Helpful Reviews: 7

Date of Stay: June, 2013 - $32.00
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Staff was friendly and helpful during our stay. Our pull through site was plenty long for a 40' motorhome and toad. Site was not very level, however all utilities worked well. WiFi was not good at our site but WiFi worked very well near office. We camped at Big Bear Campground & RV Park in a Motorhome.

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DaveInOhio

Review Count: 64
States Visited: 15
Helpful Reviews: 7

Date of Stay: June, 2013 - $25.00
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This is a gravel lot with easily accessible pull-thru site which tend to be a bit narrow. Electrical and water connections were fine (we did not have sewer on our site). I didn't try the WiFi because the Verizon 4G worked well. Bathrooms were clean, though the shower space was a bit small and tight. Laundry was convenient. This was a pleasant place to stay for a few days, and at $25 it seemed a good value. We camped at Big Bear Campground & RV Park in a Motorhome.

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TheJim

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

Date of Stay: June, 2013 - $27.00
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We probably expected too much from the park because of the positive reviews. It is correct that there is grass, but the spaces are very close together with no (none) vegetation to separate the sites. It is really a large open field with some RV hookups. Some of the hookups will be on the wrong side as you share a utility post with a neighbor. It is busy. Even though we arrived at noon, we got the last site with only 30 amp electric hook-ups – no water or sewer, so if you decide to stay here you might want to make reservations. There is a water fill and a dump station. We did not use the restrooms, but did use the laundry. Washer was $2 and the same for the dryer. The laundry was very dirty and some of the driers did not work. There is very significant road noise from the nearby highway. Our Verizon phone and data MiFi worked well here, so we did not try the WiFi. We would probably search for another place to stay next time in the area. We camped at Big Bear Campground & RV Park in a Motorhome.

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Memaw45

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

Date of Stay: May, 2013 - $32.00
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Family oriented RV park. They have frequent pot luck dinners where the owners provide Salmon fixed several ways for everyone You just need to bring a side dish to share. We have stayed there several times and will continue to stay there each year we come to Alaska. We camped at Big Bear Campground & RV Park in a Motorhome.

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