Traveler's Guide to Alaskan Camping: Alaska and Yukon Camping With RV or Tent

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For RV and outdoor enthusiasts camping in Alaska is the experience of a lifetime. Alaska is rich in spectacular scenery, solitude, wildlife, and wilderness adventure. Miles and miles of virtually empty roads thread through towering snowcapped mountains, crystal blue glaciers, and colorful wildflowers. Away from the road there's even more-true wilderness just a short boat or airplane ride from civilization.

Traveler's Guide To Alaskan Camping gives you the information you need to...

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Overview

For RV and outdoor enthusiasts camping in Alaska is the experience of a lifetime. Alaska is rich in spectacular scenery, solitude, wildlife, and wilderness adventure. Miles and miles of virtually empty roads thread through towering snowcapped mountains, crystal blue glaciers, and colorful wildflowers. Away from the road there's even more-true wilderness just a short boat or airplane ride from civilization.

Traveler's Guide To Alaskan Camping gives you the information you need to experience Alaska's outdoors. The book features: Almost 500 campgrounds throughout Alaska and also along the roads north in the Yukon Territory and Northern British Columbia with full campground descriptions, addresses, Website addresses and maps showing exact locations. Complete coverage of the routes north, including the Alaska Highway, the Cassiar Highway, the Klondike Loop, and the Alaska Marine Highway. RV rental information for renting a camping rig in either Alaska or Canada. Things to do and see throughout your trip, including suggested fishing holes, hiking trails, canoe trips, wildlife viewing opportunities, and much more.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780982310151
  • Publisher: Rolling Homes Press
  • Publication date: 1/31/2014
  • Series: Traveler's Guide series
  • Edition description: Sixth Edition, Sixth edition
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 486
  • Sales rank: 163,608
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Mike Church and Terri Church are the authors of Pacific Northwest Camping Destinations, RV Adventures in the Pacific Northwest, Southwest Camping Destinations, and the Traveler’s Guide series. They live in Benson, Arizona.

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Table of Contents

Introduction     11
Why Camp Alaska?     13
The Alaska Grand Tour     16
Details, Details, Details     23
How To Use The Destination Chapters     51
The Alaska Highway     58
Introduction: The Routes, Towns, and Campgrounds     59
Dawson Creek     65
From Dawson Creek to Taylor and Fort St. John     68
Taylor and Fort St. John     70
From Fort St. John to Fort Nelson     74
Fort Nelson     77
From Fort Nelson to Watson Lake     79
Watson Lake     87
Campbell Highway Side Trip     90
From Watson Lake to Whitehorse     93
Side Trip to Tagish Road and Atlin     100
Whitehorse     103
From Whitehorse to Tok     108
Tok     118
From Tok to Delta Junction     122
Delta Junction     124
Alaska Highway Dump Stations     128
The Cassiar Highway     130
Introduction: The Routes, Towns, and Campgrounds     131
From Yellowhead Highway Junction to the Meziadin Lake Junction     134
Stewart and Hyder     138
From the Meziadin Lake Junction to the AlaskaHighway     141
Telegraph Creek Road     147
Cassiar Highway Dump Stations     149
The Richardson Highway     150
Introduction: The Routes, Towns, and Campgrounds     151
Fairbanks and North Pole     158
From Fairbanks to Delta Junction     167
From Delta Junction to the Southern Glenn Highway Junction     170
Denali Highway Side Trip     174
Wrangell-St. Elias National Park, Copper Center, Edgerton Highway and the McCarthy Road     175
From the Edgerton Highway Junction to Valdez     181
Valdez     183
Richardson Highway Dump Stations     187
The Glenn Highway     188
Introduction: The Routes, Towns, and Campgrounds     189
Anchorage     194
From Anchorage to Palmer     200
Palmer     203
From Palmer to Glennallen     206
Glennallen     212
From Glennallen to Tok     214
Side Trip on Nabesna Road     216
Glenn Highway Dump Stations     219
The Kenai Peninsula     220
Introduction: The Routes, Towns, and Campgrounds     221
From Anchorage to Tern Lake Junction     228
From Tern Lake Junction to Seward     236
Seward     238
From Tern Lake Junction to Soldotna and Kenai     246
Soldotna and Kenai     258
From Soldotna to Homer     266
Homer     278
Kenai Peninsula Dump Stations     282
The Parks Highway     284
Introduction: The Routes, Towns, and Campgrounds     285
Wasilla, the Mat-Su Valley, and the Hatcher Pass Road     291
From the Mat-Su Junction with the Glenn Highway to Denali Park     295
Denali National Park     311
From Denali Park to Fairbanks     316
Parks Highway Dump Stations     319
North of Fairbanks     320
Introduction: The Routes, Towns, and Campgrounds     321
Steese Highway     326
Chena Hot Springs Road     329
Elliot Highway     332
Dalton Highway     335
North of Fairbanks Dump Stations     339
The Klondike Loop     340
Introduction: The Routes, Towns, and Campgrounds     341
Klondike Highway     345
Dawson City     351
The Silver Trail     356
Dempster Highway     359
Top of the World Highway     364
Taylor Highway     365
Eagle     369
Klondike Loop Dump Stations     371
Skagway and Haines     372
Introduction: The Routes, Towns, and Campgrounds     373
Skagway     377
White Pass or Klondike Highway     380
Haines     383
Haines Highway     387
Skagway and Haines Dump Stations     389
Southeast Alaska     390
Introduction: The Routes, Towns, and Campgrounds     391
Bellingham, Washington     396
Prince Rupert     399
Ketchikan     401
Prince of Wales Island     405
Wrangell     410
Petersburg     413
Sitka     417
Juneau     421
Camping Away From The Road System     426
Introduction: A Selection of Off-Highway Destinations     427
Bear-Viewing Hotspots     434
Chugach State Park     435
Cordova and the Copper River Delta     435
Denali National Park - on Foot     437
Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve     438
Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve      438
Kachemak Bay State Park and Wilderness Park     440
Katmai National Park and Preserve     440
Kenai Fjords National Park     441
Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park and Trail     442
Kodiak Island     444
Nome     446
Prince William Sound     448
Swan Lake and Swanson River Canoe Routes     449
Yukon River     450
Indexes
Text Index     451
Map Index     461
Campground Index     464
About the Authors     475
Other Books     476
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