Learn about camping, boondocking, and overnight parking in the Last Frontier

Boondocking in Alaska!

Boondocking, or camping without hookups, is a popular way to experience the natural beauty of Alaska. However, before you head into the wilds of the Last Frontier, you should be aware of the laws and regulations specific to camping on public lands in Alaska. You should also respect the wildlife, the environment, and the local communities. Here are some tips to help you plan your boondocking adventure in Alaska.

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Alaska Boondocking Maps

Free Camping at Tetlin National Wildlife Refuge

Updated: March 27, 2024

Vehicle-based camping at Tetlin National Wildlife Refuge is allowed only in the two campgrounds found within its boundaries. Both located...

Free Camping at Kenai National Wildlife Refuge

Updated: March 27, 2024

Both RV and tent camping at Kenai National Wildlife Refuge is allowed throughout most of the area. Vehicles cannot drive...

Alaska State Camping Laws and Regulations

Alaska Rest Area Rules

Updated: April 3, 2024

Delve into the intricacies of Alaska rest area rules, and learn essential insights into overnight stays at rest areas in...

Camping on Alaska State Trust Land

Updated: April 5, 2024

Camping is permitted on all Alaska State Trust lands, but only through the purchase of a "Land Permit". Permits are...