Rocky Lake State Recreation Site
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Introduction

Sitting by the shore of the 56-acre Rocky Lake, in a well forested and intimate setting is Rocky Lake State Recreation Site, a wonderful place to enjoy RV vacations. Located off Rocky Lake Drive, by Big Lake Road, Wasilla, Alaska, this 49-acre recreation site that sits at an elevation of 170 feet features about a dozen spots to enjoy recreational activities and fun exercises. Activities to enjoy at Rocky Lake State Recreation Site include boating, canoeing/paddle boating, fishing, picnicking, and nature/flora observation.

Facilities and amenities available at Rocky Lake State Recreation Site include ten campsites for RVs and tents, toilets, pump water, picnic sites, boat launch, portable awning, fee stations, day use area and a parking lot. There are no RV hookups in the campground other than picnic tables, and fire pits. Some of the campsites in the park are close to the dirt and gravel road while some are the lake's edge. RVs of up to 30 feet can be accommodated in Rocky Lake State Recreation Site.

If you like small campgrounds with modest lakeside camping and fishing that's not far off the beaten path - then Rocky Lake State Recreation Site is the place for you. It's quiet and pleasant.

Nearby attractions to Rocky Lake State Recreation Site include Big Lake North State Recreation Site (1.34 miles), Burkshore Marina (1.49 miles), Big Lake South State Recreation Site (2.20 miles), Riverside Camper Park (4.98 miles), Alaska R & R RV Park (6 miles), Lake Lucille Park (11.41 miles), and South Rolly Lake Campground (12.20 miles).

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Transportation in Rocky Lake State Recreation Site

Driving

Rocky Lake State Recreation Site is located off Rocky Lake Drive, off Big Lake Road, Wasilla, Alaska, and is hence an easy park to locate and access whether with RVs, trailers, or other motorized vehicles. There are local paved roads in the park that make navigation easy and seamless. No driving restrictions exist within Rocky Lake State Recreation Site.

Parking

There are parking facilities for RVs, trailers, and cars in Rocky Lake State Recreation Site for campers and visitors. Visitors and campers can park their rigs at the day use parking lot available in the park, and also at their various campsites. Moreover, overnight parking is available for RV campers at the park.

Public Transport

There are no public transportation facilities available at Rocky Lake State Recreation Site.

Campgrounds and parking in Rocky Lake State Recreation Site

Campsites in Rocky Lake State Recreation Site

Reservations camping

Rocky Lake State Recreation Site Campground

Rocky Lake State Recreation Site Campground in Rocky Lake State Recreation Site features ten pet-friendly campsites available for tents and RVs, with four sites set right on the water. There are no RV hookups in the campground. RV length limit in the campground is 30 feet. Amenities at the campground include toilets, fee stations, water station, trash disposal, and a day use area. Maximum camping stay at the campground is seven days.

First-come first-served

Alternate camping

Seasonal activities in Rocky Lake State Recreation Site

In-Season

Canoeing

In addition to boating on the lake, RV campers also enjoy canoeing and paddleboats on Rocky Lake. Canoes and paddleboats of various sizes are allowed on the lake, however, there are no rental facilities available in the park. Hence, RV campers and visitors are required to come to the park with their canoes and paddleboats.

Fishing

Anglers and RV campers visit Rocky Lake State Recreation Site with their fishing equipment to enjoy fishing in the 25 feet deep Rocky Lake. Fish species present in Rocky Lake include coho salmon, steelhead, cutthroat trout, rainbow trout. The lake was first stocked in 1953 with rainbow trout.

Boating

Rocky Lake State Recreation Site is a great place for RV campers to enjoy boating activities while on vacation. The 56-acre Rocky Lake is open to all campers of all ages. The boat launch area in the park is the perfect place to begin the adventure on the lake and campers do not hesitate to launch their boats to partake in the immersive experience. Jet boats, jet engines, or jet skis are not allowed on Rocky Lake in the park.

Off-Season

Road Walking

There are no designated hiking trails within Rocky Lake State Recreation Site, however, campers enjoy walking along the shores and road in the park as it offers various opportunities to see the natural features in the park.

Picnicking

Rocky Lake State Recreation Site features picnic sites available for campers and visitors to enjoy meals with family and friends while at the park. The picnic sites are equipped with picnic tables in beautiful shaded settings with scenic backdrops of the Rocky Lake.

Flora

Rocky Lake State Recreation Site is an amazing RV destination for its beautiful wooded vegetation and forested setting. RV campers enjoy the sight of resplendent trees that decorate the shores of the Rocky Lake and make it a great place to relax and take in the beauty of nature. Lovers of solitude and nature enjoy their time at the park.

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