Welcome to the Palmer / Anchorage North KOA! Open Year Round

Ready to explore the Final Frontier?
Conveniently located close to all the amenities you need while offering pristine Alaska wilderness views, Palmer/Anchorage North KOA is open year round and is your ultimate gateway to a world of camping adventures. Discover the awe-inspiring Matanuska Glacier, embark on scenic hikes in Hatcher Pass, and immerse yourself in the rich heritage of the region at the Palmer Museum of History and Art. With our year round campground as your base camp, nature enthusiasts can experience the true essence of Alaska. Situated conveniently on the route to and from Denali and just a mere 1-mile detour from the Canadian highway, Tok is often the first welcoming point in Alaska after crossing the border. Our charming town makes for the perfect next-day stop on your journey, offering a wealth of amenities and services to ensure a smooth travel experience. Easily positioned for outdoor excursions, including hiking and wildlife viewing, endless opportunities for exploration abound. Your camping adventure begins here amidst the serene Alaskan vistas, and Palmer/Anchorage North KOA is your perfect launchpad for a multitude of exciting activities. Explore the rugged beauty of the Matanuska Glacier, delve into the region's cultural and historical treasures, and make the most of your outdoor adventures. Your unforgettable Alaskan camping experience starts with us.

What To Do Near Palmer / Anchorage North KOA?
Explore the vibrant array of attractions near Palmer/Anchorage North KOA, your gateway to Alaskan adventure. Immerse yourself in the wilderness at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center and observe indigenous wildlife, including bears and eagles. Discover the rich heritage of Alaska's native cultures at the Alaska Native Heritage Center, where interactive exhibits and traditional art provide cultural insights. Anchorage Museum unveils the region's history, culture, and natural wonders through diverse exhibits. Nature enthusiasts can explore Chugach State Park with its stunning mountain backdrop, while the Alaska Railroad offers a unique journey through breathtaking landscapes. Witness the beauty of the Anchorage Coastal Wildlife Refuge and relax amidst native and exotic plants at Anchorage Botanical Garden. Celebrate indigenous artistry at the Alaska Native Arts Foundation Gallery, and delve into the local ecosystem and wildlife at Eagle River Nature Center. Hike to the summit of Flattop Mountain for panoramic Anchorage views. Learn about the 1964 Good Friday Earthquake at Earthquake Park, and explore aviation history at the Alaska Aviation Museum. The Tony Knowles Coastal Trail offers a picturesque coastal walk or bike ride, and Independence Mine State Historical Park delves into gold rush history. At Matanuska Glacier, guided tours reveal glacial grandeur, while the Hatcher Pass Scenic Drive offers breathtaking mountain vistas and history. Get up close with reindeer and other animals at the Reindeer Farm. Explore Palmer's history and culture at Palmer Museum of History and Art, and hike Lazy Mountain for stunning panoramic views. Your Alaskan adventure awaits at Palmer/Anchorage North KOA, where an extraordinary wilderness experience is just around the corner.

What Amenities Does Palmer / Anchorage North KOA Offer?
At Palmer/Anchorage North KOA, we offer a range of convenient onsite amenities to enhance your camping experience. Our spacious laundry room is equipped with a TV, tables, and chairs, making it the perfect place to unwind while you attend to your laundry needs. Feel free to borrow a book or exchange videos, and we've got you covered with an ironing board and iron. Change for the machines can be easily obtained in the laundry room from our quarter machine. For your outdoor needs, we provide a propane fill-up station and a compressor for inflating big rig tires. Our pavilion is a hub of activity with propane grills for your barbecue cravings, a propane fire feature to relax by, and an array of games to enjoy. We've even got a centrally located horseshoe pit for some friendly competition. If you're planning a campfire, firewood is available at our office. 

Ways to Stay
At Palmer / Anchorage North KOA, we celebrate the uniqueness of every camper. Our accommodations are open year round and are designed to cater to a broad spectrum of preferences. Whether you envision parking your RV in one of our spacious sites with full hookups, experiencing the charm of our cozy cabins nestled in the heart of the forest, or finding solace in a traditional tent site with breathtaking views, we offer something for everyone. Immerse yourself in the great outdoors while enjoying the comforts of home.

  • Cabin Accommodations: Our cozy cabins with kitchenettes and half-baths offer a perfect blend of comfort and adventure. These well-appointed accommodations can host up to two guests and feature modern amenities, ensuring a pleasant stay. With all the convenience of a mini fridge and coffee maker, you'll have the comforts of home in the heart of the wilderness. Escape to the great outdoors without sacrificing comfort.
  • RV Sites: Our RV sites are designed to cater to your every need. Whether you opt for the spacious 30 Amp site with water or the deluxe patio pull-thru with full hookups, you'll enjoy a serene and convenient stay. These sites are perfect for RV enthusiasts, offering 30/50/20 Amp options, water connections, and close proximity to all the campground's amenities. Your home away from home, surrounded by the beauty of nature.
  • Tent Sites: For those seeking a more authentic camping experience, our tent sites offer the perfect opportunity to immerse yourself in the great outdoors. Set up camp under the starry Alaskan skies and enjoy the simplicity of nature. With tent-specific amenities and picturesque surroundings, these sites provide the ultimate connection to the wilderness. Your adventure starts here.

Book a Stay at Palmer / Anchorage North Today!
Your grand adventure awaits! Secure your spot at Palmer/Anchorage North KOA today and embark on a journey into the heart of nature's beauty. Our campground is open year round and is the perfect canvas for a memorable family vacation, a romantic retreat, or a solo escapade. Don't let this chance to create lasting memories in the pristine wilderness pass you by. Begin your adventure at Palmer/Anchorage North KOA. Book Your Stay Today!

Campground Amenities

  • 50 Max Amp
  • 65' Max Length
  • Wi-Fi
  • Propane ($)
  • Firewood ($)
  • Pavilion
  • Dog Park
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Ways to Stay

KOA Journey

KOA Journey Campgrounds

KOA Journey campgrounds are the perfect oases after a day on the road. Whether it’s along the way or a quick getaway, they’ve got you covered. Located near the highways and byways of North America with long Pull-thru RV Sites, they deliver convenience to the traveling camper. Pull in, ease back and take a load off.

KOA Journeys Feature:

  • Pull-through RV Sites with 50-amp service
  • Premium Tent Sites
  • Well lit after hours check-in service

Latest Hot Deal

KOA Rewards Appreciation Weekend

KOA Rewards Appreciation Weekend Photo

WHEN: September 6-7, 2024

WHAT: KOA Rewards holders stay as a paying guest on Friday, September 6th at any participating KOA campground and get Saturday, September 7th for FREE*.

WHY: KOA Rewards Appreciation Weekend is designed exclusively for KOA Rewards holders to say thanks for your loyalty and for trusting your camping memories to us. On this late-summer weekend, we gather to celebrate friends, family and fun in the great outdoors we all adore.

* Only at participating KOA locations. Applies to one site per a KOA Rewards account, for two consecutive nights at the same KOA. Sites may be limited. KOA Rewards discount does apply but not valid with other discounts.

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Local Area

Matanuska Glacier

Matanuska Glacier is a magnificent, accessible glacier that offers guided tours for visitors to explore and appreciate the beauty and grandeur of glacial landscapes.


Alaska Railroad

The Alaska Railroad is a scenic railway that traverses some of the state's most breathtaking landscapes. It provides a unique and comfortable way to explore Alaska's wilderness.


Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center

This center is dedicated to the preservation and rehabilitation of Alaska's wildlife. Visitors can observe a variety of native animals, including bears, moose, and eagles, in a natural habitat setting.

43520 Seward Hwy,

Girdwood, AK 99587



Alaska Native Heritage Center

This cultural institution showcases the rich heritage of Alaska's indigenous peoples. It offers interactive exhibits, traditional art, and educational programs to promote understanding and appreciation of Native Alaskan cultures.

8800 Heritage Center Dr

Anchorage, AK 99504