Matanuska River Park
Close to Palmer, this park contains an excellent campground, playground, pavilions, and provides access to the Matanuska Branch RR Palmer-Mouse Creek Rail Trail.
The park contains 86 spaces for tents or RVs (including 20 caravan sites), a central comfort station featuring flush toilets and hot showers, an RV dump station, picnic tables, grills, four park pavilions, playground equipment, a horseshoe pit, a sand volleyball court, trails, river access, an observation deck, parking areas, a campfire area, firewood, and a group camping area.
Please note that the park is closed seasonally. During winter, trails can be accessed by parking outside the gate and walking in.