Big Lake North

Camp Store - Swim Beach - Boat Launch - Pavilions

Sometimes called North Shore Campground, Big Lake North is the largest of the Bigs with more than 100 sites. The park features 8 walk-in tent sites, 2 Boat Launches with a dock, a swim area and beach, 4 pavilions, and 6 restrooms. Big Lake North also features a Camp Store stocked with ice cream, snacks, water toys, firewood, ice, and limited RV & Camping supplies.

Driving Directions:

16905 W Northshore Dr. Big Lake, AK. 99652

From mile 52.3 Parks Highway, take the Big Lake Road 3.6 miles to the roundabout, take North Shore Dr., drive 1.4 miles to the end of road where you’ll find the Park Entrance.

Camp Site Descriptions

Walk-In Tent sites-1-8
Each site has a picnic table, fire ring, and bench. Dirt and gravel tent pads, in the trees (shaded)
1. Large tent site suitable for 2 large tents or multiple small tents
2. Large tent site suitable for 1 large tent or 2-3 small tents
3. Small tent site suitable for 1 medium large tent
4. Large tent site suitable for 2 large tents or multiple small tents
5. Small tent site suitable for 1 medium large tent
6. Large tent site suitable for 2 large tents or multiple small tents
7. Small tent site suitable for 1 medium large tent
8. Large tent site suitable for 2 large tents or multiple small tents *This site is ADA accessible with ADA parking available.

Combo Tent and RV-Camper sites: 17 & 18 Premium sites
Parking Size; 9ft X 35 ft., asphalt, full afternoon sun. Picnic tables and fire ring.

Combo Tent and RV-Camper sites: 19-25
Parking Size; 9ft X 35 ft., asphalt, full afternoon sun. There are a limited number of picnic tables and fire rings.
This is typically where we place larger parties or groups who have both tents and RV’s.

RV-Camper sites: 26 & 27 Premium Sites
Parking Size; 9ft X 35 ft., asphalt. Picnic Table and fire ring.

RV-Camper sites:  28-34
Parking Size; 9ft X 35 ft., asphalt. No picnic tables and fire rings.

Tent OR RV-Camper site: 35
1- Medium tent site suitable for 1 medium large tent or 2 small tents

RV-Camper sites: 36-49
Parking Size; 9ft X 35 ft., asphalt. No picnic tables and fire rings.

Tent OR RV-Camper sites: 50-51
For Tents- Small tent site suitable for 1 medium large tent, morning sun
For RV-Camper- Parking Size; 9ft X 35 ft., asphalt, morning sun.

RV-Camper sites: 52-55
Parking Size; 9ft X 35 ft., asphalt, morning sun. No picnic tables and fire rings.

HANDICAP TENT OR RV SITE: 56  If party has no disabled campers, they may be asked to relocate. 
For Tents- Large tent site suitable for 2 large tents or multiple small tents, morning sun.
For RV-Camper- Parking Size; 9ft X 40 ft., asphalt, morning sun.

RV-Camper sites: 57-61
Parking Size; 9ft X 35 ft., asphalt, morning sun. No picnic tables and fire rings.

RV-Camper sites: 62 & 63 Premium Site
Parking Size; 9ft X 35 ft., asphalt, morning sun, picnic table and fire ring.

RV-Camper sites: 64-71 Premium Sites
Parking Size; 9ft X 35 ft., asphalt, morning and evening sun. No picnic tables and fire rings. Access to picnic shelter, 1st come 1st serve.

HANDICAP RV SITE: 72 Premium ADA site. If party has no disabled campers, they may be asked to relocate.  
Parking Size; 9ft X 40 ft., asphalt, morning and afternoon sun.

RV-Camper sites: 73-80 Premium Sites
Parking Size; 9ft X 35 ft., asphalt, morning and evening sun. No picnic tables and fire rings. Access to north end picnic shelter, 1st come 1st serve.

Big Lake North Fees

○ Day Use

7.00 per vehicle-per day (7:am-10:pm)

○ Boat Launch

15.00 per launch (7:am-10:pm)

○ Camping

20.00 per night per vehicle/per site

○ Premium Camping

25.00 per night/per site. Premium Campsites are marked with a "P"                Premium sites: 17, 18, 26, 27, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, 68, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73, 74, 75, 76, 77, 78, and 79, 80.

○ Pavilion

75.00 per day

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