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Rufus Creek Wayside
Wrangell-St. Elias National Park
Mile 6.1 on Nabesna Road
Slana, Alaska 99586

Another option for free camping in Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve. You have to love our National Parks.

Nabesna Road Campgrounds

Rufus Creek Wayside is the first of many camping stops along the Nabesna Road that travels 42 miles into the wilderness of Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve.

  • Directions - Rufus Creek Wayside is located 6.1 up Nabesna Road from the intersection with the Tok Cutoff.
  • Description - This is a primitive camping spot and rest area. There are no vault toilets here.
  • Number of sites - No dedicated campsites
  • Number and type of hookups -
    1. * 30 amp -
    2. * 50 amp -
  • Water - N/A
  • Sewer - Closest dump station is located at Hart D Ranch in Slana, AK.
  • Dry Sites - No Hook-Ups or Water Available
  • Dates of Operation - Open Year Round
  • Number of Pull-Thru Sites - N/A
  • Max Length - N/A
  • Services - N/A
  • Additional Amenities - N/A
  • Payment Methods Accepted - Free


Nabesna Road Camping Areas