Chena River State Recreation Area
Chena River State Recreation Area is located about 30 miles from Fairbanks on the Chena Hot Springs Road. The park follows the Chena River and is perfect for outdoor enthusiasts. It covers 397 square miles of forest, rivers and tundra perfect for picnicking, camping, kayaking, canoeing and fishing. Great trails are available for hiking and rock climbing as well. In winter, the park is popular for dog mushing, snow shoeing, ski touring and snow machining. The Chena River State Recreation Area is a park for all seasons.
Chena River SRA hosts three developed campgrounds: Rosehip, Tors Trail and Red Squirrel. Among these campgrounds, sites are available for tent camping and for large recreational vehicles. Parking areas, with picnic tables and restrooms, are available for day use.
If visiting the area for the day in your rental car, continue down the road to Chena Hot Springs for a relaxing soak after a day of exploration in Chena River State Recreation Area. For more information visit the Alaska State Park website for the Chena River State Recreation Area.
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