Kasilof, Alaska is located on the east shore of Cook Inlet and has a small population of around 700. It is about 160 miles from Anchorage, or a 3-hour, scenic drive. Dena’ina Athabascans lived in the Kasilof area harvesting the bountiful fish before Russia established a fort there in the late 1700s. Commercial fishing, canneries and fur operations contributed to the growth of Kasilof which was established as a city in 1960, a year after Alaska became a state.
Campgrounds Near Kasilof Alaska
There are three state recreation sites in and around Kasilof, Alaska. These sites allow for boat launches additionally these sites offer day use, parking, bathrooms, hiking and camping.
This campground is very large with nearly 80 campsites and 36 day use sites. It is within walking distance of the confluence of Crooked Creek and the Kasilof River for access to fishing. There are picnic areas, bathrooms, and walking trails.