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Willow Creek Campground

If you are looking for an amazing RV campground surrounded by the wilderness of Alaska, look no further than Willow Creek Campground. On the banks of Willow and Susitna rivers, some of the campsites even have a beachfront view overlooking the stunning landscape. One of the closest towns is Willow, here you can do some basic shopping, but if you want to visit restaurants or do some bigger shopping, you can visit towns of Wasilla and Palmer, which are only about an hour's drive away. Anchorage is the biggest city in the area, and it takes about a 90-minute drive to get there when you're RV camping at Willow Creek Campground.Hiking trails and the Willow Creek Recreational Area are within walking distance of the campground. You can also enjoy boating and fishing on the river, where at certain times of the year, you can see four different types of salmon. It is also a family-friendly campground with a lot of entertainment for kids, including a playground, sports courts, and different activities for the whole family to enjoy. Willow Creek Campground has indoor restrooms and shower facilities, free Wi-Fi, pull-through sites with full hookups or partial hookups, and tent sites. There are also picnic tables, fire rings, and firewood. You can try gold panning, or take a bike ride from the RV campground to Wasilla. There is a lot to do for every age and taste when you camp in a motorhome at Willow Creek Campground.Book an RV in Anchorage Borough, and you can explore the nature trails and enjoy hunting, fishing, boating, and hiking. Willow Creek Campground is also pet-friendly, so you can bring your furry friends with you.


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Camping with an RV

Camping with an RV

Have you ever wanted to sleep at the foot of a mountain or wake up to the sound of the ocean’s waves gently crashing on the shore? When on a road trip, do you like to stop at every weird and wonderful roadside attraction? Do you ever just want to take a break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and get out into the great outdoors? Then renting an RV is definitely for you.

Camping in an RV allows you to adventure on your terms. Whether you’re looking to bond over an open fire with family and friends or you just want to get away for a while, there’s no better way to do it than from behind the wheel of an RV.

How Outdoorsy Works

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Find the perfect RV

Choose your location, dates, and send the owner a request to book.

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Delivery or Pickup

Arrange a pick up time with the owner or have it delivered to your driveway or destination.

Let us help

Most owners have the option to deliver and set up the RV right to your destination.

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Adventure awaits!

Enjoy the freedom of the open road nd the assurance of 24/7 roadside assistance.

After your trip, return the RV to the owner on the same condition you recieved it.

The Great Outdoors

Willow Creek State Recreational Area surrounds the campground and offers amazing outdoor recreational opportunities. This valley was formed by a glacier about 9,000 years ago, which left behind numerous ponds and lakes. This is a perfect habitat for many species of birds and mammals, including beaver and waterfowl. Hunting is allowed from September to May, and you can also enjoy fishing in the ponds. There are several scenic hiking trails in the park with great opportunities for wildlife viewing and photography.Denali National Park and Preserve is about a two-hour drive north when you're camping at Willow Creek Campground. This stunning park covers over six million acres of land, with taiga forest, alpine tundra, river streams, and snowy mountains. Most of the visitors come to this park in the summertime on bus tours. There is only one road in Denali, and the bus tour is the best way to see the park. There are also other ways to explore the park, like hiking, camping, backpacking, or biking. This is one of the places in Alaska where you can experience dog sledding too.Chugach National Forest is in the opposite direction from Denali when you're camping at Willow Creek Campground. With snowy mountains on one side and ocean coast on the other, this is an incredibly beautiful place to visit. If you like fishing, you can find large populations of salmon in the Russian River. For a glacier visit, head over to Portage Valley, where you can see the Portage Glacier. There are also many beautiful hiking trails where you can enjoy gorgeous views and do some wildlife sightseeing. The park is open year-round, so you can try some winter sports as well as water sports, depending on when are you visiting the area.

Exploring the City

A sled dog kennel is very close to the campground, and it offers dog sledding tours. Visitors also have the opportunity to visit dogs and see how they live. Enjoy petting puppies and listening to the tour guide, who will explain everything about traditional dog sledding in Alaska. Meet their best athletes and spend an amazing time outdoors. The kennel also offers overnight stays and tours year-round.Independence Mine State Historical Park and Visitor Center is just an hour's drive east when you are travel trailer camping at Willow Creek Campground. This was one of the main gold mining locations during the gold rush at the end of the 19th century. Here you will learn what it was like in mining camps and how the workers lived, worked, and died. There are a visitor center and a museum located inside the mine manager’s house. From there, you can start your tour of the camp on your own or with a tour guide.In Wasilla, you can visit, among the other attractions, the Museum of Alaska Transportation and Industry. This museum is dedicated to the history of Alaska, and it shows how all the resources were used and how the workers, residents, and products were moved around. See some of the old trains, machines, and other vehicles, including an airplane. The museum organizes interesting events throughout the year, including holidays.


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Trailers for all types of towing vehicles, including SUVs and pickups.

Folding Trailer

Trailers you can tow with passenger vehicles or SUVs. A great way to transform average cars into adventure cars.

Fifth-Wheel

Larger trailers that attach to towing vehicles with a gooseneck extension in the truck bed.

Toy Hauler

Living quarters in the front with dedicated space for hauling motorcycles or other “toys” in the back.

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Class C

Popular with small families and first-time RV drivers who want a little more room than a van. Comparable to driving a truck.

Camper Van

The smallest and nimblest of fully enclosed RVs. Drives like a van. Loves posing for Instagram.

Class B

A formal-sounding name for camper van, but just as photogenic.

Class A

Drivers should be comfortable driving bus-sized vehicles and dealing with parking limitations. Great for delivery.

Truck Camper

If you can drive a truck, you can drive a truck camper. Makes roughing it significantly less rough.

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Questions about RVs?

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What type of RV should I choose?

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Start by determining how many people are planning to travel with you. Going on a solo-journey? Choose a camper van or a teardrop trailer. Bringing the whole family along for the ride? Consider a spacious Class A or five-wheel.

You’ll also want to consider amenities. For example, if you’re planning to cook on the road, you’ll want a kitchenette. If your campground doesn’t have public restrooms, you’ll want to search RVs with bathrooms. Check out full descriptions of our models to help you decide here.


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Do the RVs have bathrooms?

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Yes. Class A’s, Class B’s, and Class C’s and five-Wheels typically have bathrooms. Depending on where you plan on camping, you’ll want to double-check the availability of restrooms if selecting a rig without a bathroom. Nervous about renting an RV with a bathroom? Owners can help show you how to clean the tank or will offer to do it for you for a fee.


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How does check-in work?

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Once an Owner approves your RV reservation, you can coordinate a time to pick up your rig or have it delivered to your doorstep or campsite. At that point, the owner will do a key exchange with you and walk you through the RV and answer any questions you might have.