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The area around Tangle Lakes Campground is about as scenic as it gets with the Alaska Range looming just to the north and the sub-arctic tundra extending out as far as one can see. Wildlife such as moose, brown and black bear, caribou, beaver, eagles, loons and swans are often seen all through the area. Fishing, especially for arctic grayling, can be excellent in the lakes as well as in the river.

Fishing at Tangle Lakes in Alaska.

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Tangle Lakes Campground -

Boat Launch at Tangle Lakes Campground.

  • Directions - Located at mile 21.5 of the Denali Highway. Easiest access is from the Richardson Highway where a paved portion of the Denali Highway takes you to Tangle Lakes Campground and the Tangle Lakes Lodge.
  • Description - Small remote camping sites with minimal accommodations but heavy on Alaska's best scenery. Considered by us Alaskan's as one of the most scenic hidden jewels for outdoor recreation and family vacations, Tangle Lakes Campground has to be rate as one of those Must See locations while visiting our great state.
  • Number of sites - 25
  • Number and type of hookups - None Available
    1. * 30 amp - N/A
    2. * Solar Power - Yup, this is a pretty sunny area so bring those solar panels and enjoy. This is the unit we installed to power our computers while on the road. Go Power! Complete Solar and Inverter System with 155 Watts of Solar It has performed flawlessly for over a year now.
  • Water - Two hand pump wells
  • Sewer - Not Available - See Note Below.
  • Dry Sites - 25
  • Number of Pull-Thru Sites - 10
  • Max Length - 70
  • Services - Toilets
  • Additional Amenities - Boat launch, parking, boater registration stand and bulletin board.
  • Payment Methods Accepted - Drop box, cash or check only.

NOTE: It is approximately 30 miles to the nearest dump station located at Paxson Lake Campground on the Richardson Highway.

One of Alaska's Hidden Jewels well known with locals but seldom visited by tourists, Tangle Lakes Campground being off the beaten path just doesn't get the attention it deserves. This is the real Alaska like seen in the travel guides and in the pages of the most well respected magazines. Truly, Tangle Lakes Campground will not disappoint anyone that visits. If having to boondock in Alaska is not to your liking - consider a stay at Tangle Lakes Lodge where the amenities are many and the services will not leave you wanting any more.

Grayling Fishing