Riley Creek RV & Campground

Riley Creek RV & Campground

Notice: Riley Creek RV & Campground will be partially closed in Summer 2020 due to construction. Learn More >

PLEASE NOTE: Campers are asked to slow down and do their part in maintaining social distancing.  Campers are encouraged to bring all supplies for adequate sanitation. Water sources are available at Riley Creek Campground.  It is the responsibility of each camper to understand current Alaska State Health Mandates and the applicability to their camping experience.  Please remember to:

  • Stay home if you’re feeling sick
  • Practice social distancing
  • Wash your hands with soap and water frequently. If water not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol 
  • When possible, avoid touching surfaces

Operating Season

  • May 22 - September 22, 2020

Riley Creek RV & Campground, offering 147 sites including accessible campsites, is located immediately on the left side of the road as you enter Denali Park from Parks Highway. You'll find RV and tent sites nestled among the spruce trees along Riley Creek. Camping is close to Riley Creek Mercantile, Denali Bus Depot, Denali Visitor Campus and plenty of trails making Riley Creek Campground the most accessible campground to park amenities. 

NOTE: There are no hook-ups available at Riley Creek Campground and there is a maximum of 3 tents per site.

Daily Rates

30-40' Large RV Site $34.00 per night
30' or less Small RV/Tent Site $27.00 per night
Walk-in Tent Site $17.00 per night
Group Site $49.00 per night

Group Sites

The Riley Creek group site accommodates large groups of 9-20 people. Please call 866.761.6629 for details and reservations. This group site is only available to non-commercial users. Please note that there are no fire rings at the group site and the group site has a maximum of 12 tents.


  • Showers (fee)
  • Wi-Fi at the Riley Creek Mercantile is FREE
  • Camper convenience store (Riley Creek Mercantile)
  • Laundry (fee)
  • RV Dump station (FREE for campground guests)
  • Bear-proof food lockers 
  • Picnic tables
  • *Fire pit (wood available for purchase at Mercantile)
  • Campground Host
  • National Park Service Evening Campground Programs

*There are no fire pits available at tent or group sites.