Harding Lake State Recreation Area
Harding Lake State Recreation Area, 45 miles south of Fairbanks on the Richardson Highway, is one of the longest standing park facilities in the Alaska State Park system, having been established in 1967. All together there are over 90 campsites, including five walk-in group campsites. The park also has numerous picnic sites and two picnic shelters. In addition, areas have been set aside for activities such as baseball, volleyball and horseshoes (bring your own equipment). Hiking along nature trails is another activity available at Harding Lake SRA.
From Fairbanks, take the Richardson Hwy South.Turn left onto Salcha Drive, turn left again onto Salcha Drive, this will take you right into the park. Mile 321.4 Richardson Highway