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Chena River State Recreation Site
Fairbanks Campground
3530 Geraghty Ave
Fairbanks, AK.
(907) 452-7275

We last stayed here on July 15, 2013

Chena River Wayside

  • Directions - From the Fairbanks Int. Airport follow along Airport Way to the light at Safeway and turn left (north) onto University Avenue go one block then turn left on Geraghty Ave. The park is on the right along the river.
  • Description - Chena River State Recreation Site, also known as Chena River Wayside or China River Campground, is located in downtown Fairbanks on the banks of the Chena River. Chena River offers over 60 campsites for vehicles, 11 have electric and water hookup, five walk-in campsites for tent camping, a well kept group of dedicated picnic sites right along the river. There is drinking water available, restrooms with flush toilets, an RV dump station, boat launch, and established river side walking trails.
  • Number of sites - 60+
  • Dry Sites - 5 walk-in tent sites
  • Number of Pull-Thru Sites - 0
  • Max Length - 40+ Feet
  • Number and type of electric hookups - 11
    1. * 30 amp - 10
    2. * 50 amp - 1
  • Water - 11 sites plus central faucet.
  • Sewer Hookups - None
  • Dump Station - Yes
  • Dates of Operation -
  • Services -
    • Propane - N/A
    • Fuel - N/A
    • Store - Distance to Safeway - 1½ blocks
    • Tours - N/A
  • Additional Information - Individual Fees:
    • Nightly camping: $10 to $28 per night
    • Daily parking: $5 to $10 per vehicle
    • Boat launches: $5 to $10 per day
    • Sanitary dump station: $5
    • Firewood: $8 maximum per bundle where available
  • Payment Methods Accepted - Cash, Check, Honor System Kiosk - (No Reservations)

Campgrounds in Fairbanks Alaska

Besides for Chena Wayside their are other options in Fairbanks Campgrounds and RV Park to choose from too. Below we will begin looking at all of these campgrounds to see which ones might fit you and your vacation needs.

Chena Lakes Recreation Area & Chena River Park

Chena Hot Springs Resort

Lakeview Terrace RV Park

Northern Moosed RV Park

River's Edge RV Park

Riverview RV Park

Tanana Valley RV Park - Tanana Valley Campground and RV Park

AlaskaLand located at 2300 Airport Way in Fairbanks has 80 parking spots designated for overnight RV parking.