The Starrigavan Campsites location is in Sitka, Alaska
99835. This page provides detailed contact information for this campground location including the campground phone number, office hours, reservation information and driving directions.
If you have any questions about the Starrigavan Campsites facility, or if you need to reserve a campsite, then call the campground listed below.
Sitka Ranger District
2108 Halibut Point Rd
Campground information Sitka, Alaska
Starrigavan Campsites lie within Starrigavan Recreation Area about seven miles north of Sitka. Visitors enjoy hiking, photography, wildlife viewing, picnicking, fishing and kayaking. Learn more about the campsites here.
Access to Sitka is by boat or airplane. The campsites are a two-minute drive from the Alaska Marine Highway Sitka Ferry Terminal or a seven-mile drive from downtown Sitka or the airport.
Hiking, picnicking and wildlife viewing are popular pursuits at Starrigavan. Visitors also enjoy fishing in saltwater and freshwater areas. Many bird and wildlife viewing opportunities exist. Hiking options include the Estuary Life Boardwalk Trail, Forest and Muskeg Trail, the Mosquito Cove Trail and numerous intertwining path and roadways of the recreation area.
For information about fishing permits and seasons, visit the Alaska Department of Fish and Game .
This primitive camping area is fully accessible and offers a variety of accommodations, including group tent sites, individual campsites (both drive in, one is pull through, and hike-in) and Starrigavan Creek Cabin. Several sites overlook Starrigavan Bay; others are close to Starrigavan Creek. Maximum RV length accommodated is 38 feet.
Two small group tent sites accommodate up to 20 people, offering twice the amount of tent space and vehicle parking as individual campsites. They also have covered cooking shelters with two picnic tables, a large grill and a fire ring with two log benches.
Picnic tables, campfire rings, gravel tent pads and gravel parking spurs are furnished at the individual sites. Vault toilets, drinking water, bear-proof food lockers and seasonal trash collection are provided. Firewood is provided for a small fee. A dump station is located in Sitka, seven miles away.
The campsites are situated within a typical temperate rainforest of hemlock and spruce trees with salmonberry bushes, low shrubs and mosses covering the forest floor.
The Starrigavan Recreation Area is home to a diverse range of forest, estuary and marine habitats. Depending on the season, visitors might spot brown bear, spawning coho (silver) and pink (humpy) salmon, common merganser, bufflehead, bald eagle, great blue heron, kingfisher, river otter or Sitka black-tailed deer.
The State of Alaska’s Old Sitka State Historic Site is nearby. Visitors can take half or full-day kayak trips to Katlian Bay and Siginaka Islands.
Frequently Asked Questions About Sitka Ranger District Sitka, AK
How do I make a reservation with Starrigavan Campsites?
To make reservations at Starrigavan Campsites, you can call the office at 907-747-6671.
Where is Starrigavan Campsites located?
The Starrigavan Campsites is located at Sitka Ranger District 2108 Halibut Point Rd in Sitka,
. This is the location you will need to go to for camping and information.
Does Starrigavan Campsites have tent or RV camping?
Starrigavan Campsites offers both tent and RV camping, but to confirm you will need to call the office at 907-747-6671 to make sure things haven’t changed.