Matanuska Lakes State Recreation Area
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Matanuska Lakes State Recreation Area has it all - hiking, mountain biking, swimming, boating and more... This area is a perennially favorite destination for locals and visitors. Camping is available at at the main entrance off the Glenn Highway. The trails in this area connect to the larger Matanuska Greenbelt.
Take the Glenn Highway to Mile 36.4, turn north into Matanuska Lake. You enter the park immediately. There is no Kepler Drive; Glenn Highway Mile 36.4 is the driveway into the campground.
A parking fee of $7 per vehicle (or annual state parks pass) is required at the main parking area.