Watson Lake Campground located on the Kenai Peninsula of Alaska is a small but very
nicely maintained campsite maintained by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
Watson Lake on the Kenai Peninsula in Alaska.
Kenai National Wildlife Refuge
P.O. Box 2139; Ski Hill Rd.
Soldotna, Alaska 99669
Toll Free: 877-285-5628
Watson Lake Alaska Campground
While being one of the smaller campgrounds on the Kenai Peninsula, Watson Lake Campground is in
excellent shape having just undergone a major renovation with many new improvements to make your
stay an enjoyable one. Located at about milepost 71 of the Sterling Highway Watson Lake Campground
is close to many popular fishing holes and to the town of Sterling too.
we like best about Watson Lake Campground is found in the solitude of its location. The campground
is far enough off the road to minimize most road noises and there is a small boat launch on the
lake to allow non-motorized boat launching.
Birds, ducks, geese and loons are frequently seen on Watson Lake making for a restful place to
The 3 campsites are dry but water is available from a centeralized hand pump. Picnic tables and
fire rings are in excellent shape and the pads are pretty level too. The bathrooms, located across
from the water pump, are pit type but kept very clean and in good shape.
Additional Dry Camping along the Seward Highway is available close by at;
- Jean Lake Campground at mile 61
- Kelly Peterson Lakes Campgrounds at mile 68
- Bing's Landing Campground at mile 80
- Izaak Walton Campground at mile 82
Skilak Lake Road Campgrounds