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Outdoor Recreation

Bear Lake Fam Camp

Bear Lake FAM Camp is located as soon as you enter the gate.  Take the first left onto Transmitter Road and you will find Bear Lake.  Located approximately one mile down on your right, your summer adventures and awaits you at Bear Lake FAM Camp.  There is a pavilion equipped with a kitchenette, restrooms, covered outdoor pavilion, picnic tables, volleyball and horseshoe area, which will accommodate up to 50 people.  Reservations are taken up to 45 days in advance.  If you are planning a party, a fee and party reservation form must be submitted prior to your event date.  Bear Lake FAM Camp is situated on the Bear Lake and is newly-stocked for fishing.  This year, mark your travel planner for Bear Lake FAM Camp – experience Interior Alaska without sacrificing comfort.  NOTE: Reservations are taken only for Permanent Change of Station (PCS) Personnel.  All others are welcome, first-come, first-served.  For reservations or information, call 907-377-1317.

Open – Mid-May through Mid-September, due to extreme freezing conditions water may not be available until June.

Accommodations – 41 camper pads with water and electric hook-ups and 6 tent sites.

Amenities – Restrooms, showers, dump station and picnic tables.

Activities – Canoeing, kayaking, fishing, hiking, biking available through Outdoor Recreation.

*Please note: At all locations, Cabins and Trailers are not equipped with linens.

Equipment Rental Bear Lake offers great prices on all the equipment you need to make the most of Alaskan summer!

Birch Lake Summer Getaway

Birch Lake is located at milepost 305.2 off the Richardson Highway, about 35 miles from base.  Birch Lake is stocked every year with rainbow trout, land locked salmon, grayling and arctic char.  Fishing boats and equipment, pontoon boats, canoes, kayaks, paddle boats and aqua cycles are available at reasonable rates for patron usage.

Open – Memorial Day through Labor Day.

Amenities – For your convenience and comfort, Birch Lake offers a snack bar, showers, bathrooms, lodge featuring TV and games, fireplaces (firewood available for purchase during summer), BBQ grills and picnic tables.

Activities - Fishing, camping, pontoon party boats, paddle boats, and aqua cycles, pavilion area for parties.

Accommodations - 23 cabins available ranging from a 2-person sleeper to the Super Deluxe which includes a private bathroom and running water; 36 camper pad sites with electric hook-up only; seven tent sites and one picnic pavilion area.

Birch Lake Cabins - Furnished cabins with barbecue areas, picnic tables and limited cooking facilities ease the transition from the comforts of home to the wilds of Alaska. Bring your own cookware, linens and towels. Most cabins are dry. Drinking water is available at the lodge or you can bring your own. A bathhouse is available on-site. Several cabins have wood-burning stoves. Moose, eagles and beaver have often been spotted in the area.

Two Person Cabins - Although considerably smaller than our normal cabins, these are equipped with two twin beds and a refrigerator. These cabins accommodate two people comfortably.

Standard Family Cabins - These cabins have either a single room or a separate bedroom floor plan, and up to four sleeping areas. There is no indoor plumbing. Amenities include a coffee pot, stove, refrigerator, picnic area, barbecue grill and fire ring. Some cabins have a screened in patio area and wood burning heaters.

Super Deluxe Cabins - These cabins, which offer full accommodations, they boast a separate bedroom, loft, living/dining area with a futon and fireplace, as well as a complete bathroom with shower and toilet.

Camper Pads - Camper pads are equipped with electric hook-ups. There is no dump station on the camp grounds. Each pad is large enough for one RV only.

*Please note:  Cabins and Trailers are not equipped with linens.

Birch Lake Map

Customer Information

Check in is after 1pm; check out is at 11am.
If the customer would like to check into a cabin anytime after 6pm, they must call Birch Lake (488-6161) and let the staff know about their intended late check-in.
The lodge and boathouse are open from 10am-6pm.
Small food items and fire wood are available for purchase in the lodge
Quiet hours are after 11pm.
Bath house available on camp ground

Rates

Camper Pads $22/night
Electric hook ups ONLY; NO dump station on camp ground.
One RV/camper per camper pad, regardless of size.
All have a picnic area and fire ring.

Tent Sites $15/night
Can accommodate one large tent and one small child-size tent
Any additional tents: $10 per tent/night
All have picnic area and fire ring.
No electric on sites

Cabins
NO smoking in the cabins 
Two-person cabins (Site #20-23) $30/night
Dry cabins
Two twin beds
Family cabins (Site #1-14, 16, 17, 19) $60/night
Dry cabins 
Cabins 1, 8-14, 16, 17, 19 - Pull-out couch and a full sized bed
Cabins 2-7 - Pull-out couch and two twin beds
Super deluxe cabins (Site #15-18) $90/night
Running water, toilet, shower
Queen-sized bed and a pull-out couch

*Customers will not be charged for mosquito net tents, UNLESS they are being slept in.
The customer is allowed to set up ONE CHILD-SIZED tent beside their camper or cabin. Anything bigger than a child-sized tent is $10 per tent/night.

Pet Policy

No pets are allowed on the beach area (this includes in front of the. lodge and boat house, all the way to the second floating dock near cabin 13) ..
Must be kept on a leash AT ALL TIMES
Customers are responsible for cleaning up after pets.
Pets are allowed inside cabins, but all evidence of said pet must be removed (hair, supplies, etc.) before check out.
 

Bear Lake Small Boat Rentals

 

Equipment
Canoe
Kayak
Sit-on Kayak
2-Person Kayak
Paddleboard
Off Lake
$35/day
$30/day
$30/day
$35/day
$20/day
On Lake
$5/hour
$5/hour
$5/hour
$5/hour
$5/hour
Capacity
Depends on seating (ie. 3 seats = 3 pax)
1/kayak
2/kayak
1/kayak
1/board

*Paddles and lifejackets are included with the rental of our small watercraft.

Boater Safety Cards

Customers who intend to use our watercraft on any lake other than Bear Lake MUST have the appropriate El ELSON-ISSUED safety card for their boat of choice.
Example: A customer who wants to rent a paddleboard cannot do so
with a cold water safety card.

Group Rentals

Customers may not rent more boats than the people who are with them.
Example: If one customer comes in, he may not rent 2 kayaks, or any other boat combination of boats. He may only rent one.
If the customer comes in with a group and wishes to rent out a boat for each member of his pa.rty, he may. HOWEVER, they must ALL acquire boater safety cards if the boats are being taken off of the lake .
NOTE: The renting customer must also be made aware that he will be held responsible for any misuse of our watercraft by his sponsored party members.

Alcohol

Alcohol is NOT permitted on Eielson ODR watercraft. Customers may not use our watercraft if they are in any way intoxicated, or if they vocalize their intent to get intoxicated while using the watercraft.

Pet Policy

Pets are allowed on our boats!
However, if the pet makes a mess in the boat, it is the customer's responsibility to clean AND DISINFECT the mess before the bat is returned to ODR.

Life Jackets

Life jackets are provided to customers who rent our boats.
Due to possible liability conflicts, we DO NOT issue individual life jackets without a boat rental.

Checking Boats Back In

ODR staff must check over the boats thoroughly when they are returned. The customer is responsible for cleaning out trash from any and all compartments.
If boats are returned completely covered in mud, the customer must use our hose to clean off the boat.

Equipment Rental

Equipment Rental is located at Eielson's Bear Lake in the summer season and Iceman Falls in the winter season.  We also offer limited equipment rental at our Birch Lake and Valdez locations.  

Equipment
Cross Country Skis
Cross Country Boots
Cross Country Poles
Cross Country Package
Downhill Skis
Downhill Boots
Downhill Poles
Downhill Ski Package
Snowboard
Snowboard Boots
Snowboard Package
Snowshoes  
Ice Skates  
Sled (Regular)  
Super Tube
Ice Fishing Tent/Shelter   
Power Auger  
Hand Auger  
Ice Fishing Pole  
Ice Hole Skimmer  
Ice Fishing Heater  
(Propane Tank Not Included)
Ice Fishing Package
(Two poles, tent, auger and skimmer)
8’x6’ ATV Trailer
Enclosed Cargo Trailer
10’ x 10’ EZ Up Tent  
Folding Tables  
Folding Chairs  
Tilt Log Splitter  
Sleeping Bag  
Ground Pad  
Day Pack
Backpack with Frame  
Battery Lantern  
Camping Heater  
2-Burner Stove
Deluxe Cook Set
Water Cooler  
Camp Chair
Hourly
$4
$4
$4
$10
$7
$7
$5
$10
$7
$7
$10
$3
$3
$3
$7
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$8
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$17
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$7
$27
$17
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$27
$7
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$25
$22
$27
$12
$5
$2
 
$10
 
$50
$17
$52
$22
$5
$1.50
$45
$7
$2
$3
$3
$3
$5
$5
$15
$5
$3
Weekly
$48
$48
$48
$102
$102
$102
$42
$162
$102
$102
$162
$35
$35
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$132
$162
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$102
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$132
$30
$9
$270
$30
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$18
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$18
$30
$30
$90
$30
$18
Iceman Falls Winter Office, Hill & Lodge

Iceman Falls is the winter home of Outdoor Recreation and equipment rental.  When the weather conditions are suitable, enjoy our sled hill and ski hill!  Our cozy lodge provides a warm retreat from cold outdoor fun! Iceman Falls Lodge is also available for rental purposes.  Please call Outdoor Recreation for pricing and information.  Iceman Falls is located across from the Trap and Skeet Range at the end of Quarry Road.

 

RV Storage Lot

The RV Storage Lot is located at 2762 Industrial Drive, northeast of the Power Plant. RV Storage Lot assignments are completed at Equipment Check Out.

Double Lot 10' x 40' = $20 per month

Single Lot 10' x 20' = $10 per month

Skeet & Trap Range

Contact 37-SKEET (377-5338)

The Eielson Skeet &Trap range welcomes new and experienced shooters. The range is located near the ski lodge at Iceman Falls resort on Quarry Road.  The range has two skeet ranges, one trap/wobble trap range and 5-Stand. The 5-Stand is a hybrid of skeet and sporting clay shooting, developed for hunters to improve their skills for game pursuit or just for fun!

Valdez Getaway

Outdoor Recreation has RV trailers positioned on the Prince William Sound coastline, surrounded on three sides by the Chugach Mountains. A military recreation site office is on-site at Eagles Rest RV Park. Located on the north shore of Port Valdez, a deep water fjord in Prince William Sound, Valdez offers some of the best fishing, hiking and terrific potential for whale sightings. It is the southern terminus of the trans-Alaska oil pipeline. Docked boats are also available for rent. 

RESERVE BY VISITING OR CALLING THE RAVEN'S NEST AT (907) 669-2537.

Reservations for Active Duty Air Force stationed on Eielson open March 16, 2019 and for all other authorized personnel March 23, 2019.

Reservations must be made in person March 16 - March 22 for Active Duty Air Force stationed on Eielson.  

Open – Memorial Day through Labor Day

Facility Hours

Valdez Trailers

Rates

$125 per night
Full hook-up (water, electric, and sewage)
Pre-positioned in Eagle's Rest RV Park
Stationary -Customers may NOT move the trailers.
Roughly 30 feet in length
All trailers are brand new
NO smoking in the trailers.

Checking In and Out

Check-in is any time after 1pm
Check-out is before 11am
Customers cannot check in on a Tuesday or Wednesday, but they CAN check out on those days. Customers may also stay THROUGH Tuesday and Wednesday.

Sleeping Space

Each. trailer possesses 7 sleeping areas.
Includes 2 sets of bunk beds, a queen-sized bed, a pull-out couch, and table that folds into a bed.
ODR trailers do NOT provide any kind of linens; the customer MUST bring their own.

Amenities

Kitchen utensils
Dishes (bowls and plates)
Pots and pans
Cleaning supplies (minimal)
Microwave
Refrigerator
Toaster
Coffee Maker
Oven

Pet Policy

Pets must be kept on a leash at all times.
If the pet goes to the bathroom inside the cabin/trailer/boat, the customer is responsible for completely cleaning the area. If not, the area will be cleaned by a professional source and the customer will be responsible for the bill.
Customers may not use the·dishes and silverware provided in the Valdez trailers to feed their pets.
Do not leave animals unattended in the trailers/cabins for extended periods of time, as they may become disruptive or cause damage to the interior of the property.

Valdez Boats

Boat #1

$225/day
20' Wooldridge boat
l50hp engine
70gal fuel tank
Max capacity: 4 people

Boat #2-5

$250/day
21' Wooldridge boat
l50hp engine
70gal fuel tank
Max capacity: 5 people
Includes a cuddy

Customer Information

Customers must attend the mandatory briefing by the dock at 7:30am on the morning of their boat reservation.
Boats leave the dock fully fueled no earlier than 7:30am.
Boats must be returned to the dock no later than 7pm the same day, and they must be fully fueled by the customer.
Eielson ODR does NOT offer overnight boat rentals on our Valdez sea boats.
No children under the age of five are permitted on the boats.
BE AWARE that Eielson boats are not permitted past Bleigh Reef.
Customers should also be extremely mindful of the "imaginary line" drawn between the two buoys in the harbor. Passing these buoys will result in being stopped by the Coast Guard. Any additional offenses after the first warning will result in a minimum fine of $10,000.

Included on the boats:

Life vests
Marine radios
flares
Fish finder/GPS
Gaff/hook
Net
Ice chest

Boat Operators

Any customer who intends to drive our boats must be in possession of an Eielson-issued boater safety card.
The renter's party will not be a_llowed to use the boat if the renter is not present.
In the case that multiple boats are rented under one name, the Military ID holder must be present on one of the boats rented when they leave the dock and there must be at least one military (active or retired) member on the other.

Directions to the Dock

Take a left after the Valdez archway. Follow the road until you reach a stop sign. On the other side of the stop sign, there is a covered pathway. Walk down the pathway and take a left. Follow that down to our boats.

Be Aware

There will be no refunds given or cancellations allowed due to inclement weather, with the exception of a Small Craft Advisory issued by the Coast Guard in the harbor.
There will be no refunds given or cancellations allowed due to Fish Finder or GPS malfunctions on boats. Each boat is equipped with a physical chart of the area.
There will be no refunds given due to docking boats prior to 7pm.

Downriggers/Personal Attachments

Boats are not equipped with fishing poles or down riggers. Customers MAY NOT drill-.holes into the boats to attach personal down riggers.

Outdoor Recreation Events

Wobble Trap Wednesdays - Outdoor Rec

04-24-2019 11:30 am -1:30 pm
Outdoor Rec: Skeet & Trap Range
$6.50

Wobble Trap

R4R ReCon: Horseback Riding

04-27-2019 2:00 pm -3:00 pm
SOLD OUT

Horseback Riding Spring

 

R4R ReCon: Horseback Riding

04-27-2019 3:30 pm -4:30 pm
SOLD OUT

Horseback Riding Spring

 

Closing Winter Operations - Outdoor Rec

04-27-2019 6:00 pm -6:00 pm
Outdoor Rec: Iceman Falls

Winter Summer 01

Wobble Trap Wednesdays - Outdoor Rec

05-01-2019 11:30 am -1:30 pm
Outdoor Rec: Skeet & Trap Range
$6.50

Wobble Trap

Opening Summer Operations - Outdoor Rec

05-02-2019 10:00 am -10:00 am
Outdoor Rec: Bear Lake

Winter Summer 01

Wobble Trap Wednesdays - Outdoor Rec

05-08-2019 11:30 am -1:30 pm
Outdoor Rec: Skeet & Trap Range
$6.50

Wobble Trap

R4R ReCon: Horseback Riding

05-11-2019 1:30 pm -4:30 pm
SOLD OUT

Horseback Riding May

 

Intro to Clay Shooting - R4R Outdoor Rec

05-12-2019 12:00 pm -5:00 pm
Outdoor Rec: Skeet & Trap Range
$5.00

Intro to Clay Targets R4R

Wobble Trap Wednesdays - Outdoor Rec

05-15-2019 11:30 am -1:30 pm
Outdoor Rec: Skeet & Trap Range
$6.50

Wobble Trap

Wobble Trap Wednesdays - Outdoor Rec

05-22-2019 11:30 am -1:30 pm
Outdoor Rec: Skeet & Trap Range
$6.50

Wobble Trap

Intro to Clay Shooting - R4R Outdoor Rec

05-23-2019 5:00 pm -9:00 pm
Outdoor Rec: Skeet & Trap Range
$5.00

Intro to Clay Targets R4R

Valdez and Birch Lake Grand Opening - Outdoor Rec

05-24-2019 10:00 am -6:00 pm
Outdoor Recreation

24 MAY 2019 GrandOpening Valdez Birch 01

Wobble Trap Wednesdays - Outdoor Rec

05-29-2019 11:30 am -1:30 pm
Outdoor Rec: Skeet & Trap Range
$6.50

Wobble Trap

Wobble Trap Wednesdays - Outdoor Rec

06-05-2019 11:30 am -1:30 pm
Outdoor Rec: Skeet & Trap Range
$6.50

Wobble Trap

Wobble Trap Wednesdays - Outdoor Rec

06-12-2019 11:30 am -1:30 pm
Outdoor Rec: Skeet & Trap Range
$6.50

Wobble Trap

Wobble Trap Wednesdays - Outdoor Rec

06-19-2019 11:30 am -1:30 pm
Outdoor Rec: Skeet & Trap Range
$6.50

Wobble Trap

Wobble Trap Wednesdays - Outdoor Rec

06-26-2019 11:30 am -1:30 pm
Outdoor Rec: Skeet & Trap Range
$6.50

Wobble Trap

Wobble Trap Wednesdays - Outdoor Rec

07-03-2019 11:30 am -1:30 pm
Outdoor Rec: Skeet & Trap Range
$6.50

Wobble Trap

Wobble Trap Wednesdays - Outdoor Rec

07-10-2019 11:30 am -1:30 pm
Outdoor Rec: Skeet & Trap Range
$6.50

Wobble Trap

Wobble Trap Wednesdays - Outdoor Rec

07-17-2019 11:30 am -1:30 pm
Outdoor Rec: Skeet & Trap Range
$6.50

Wobble Trap

Wobble Trap Wednesdays - Outdoor Rec

07-24-2019 11:30 am -1:30 pm
Outdoor Rec: Skeet & Trap Range
$6.50

Wobble Trap

Wobble Trap Wednesdays - Outdoor Rec

07-31-2019 11:30 am -1:30 pm
Outdoor Rec: Skeet & Trap Range
$6.50

Wobble Trap

Wobble Trap Wednesdays - Outdoor Rec

08-07-2019 11:30 am -1:30 pm
Outdoor Rec: Skeet & Trap Range
$6.50

Wobble Trap

Wobble Trap Wednesdays - Outdoor Rec

08-14-2019 11:30 am -1:30 pm
Outdoor Rec: Skeet & Trap Range
$6.50

Wobble Trap

Wobble Trap Wednesdays - Outdoor Rec

08-21-2019 11:30 am -1:30 pm
Outdoor Rec: Skeet & Trap Range
$6.50

Wobble Trap

Wobble Trap Wednesdays - Outdoor Rec

08-28-2019 11:30 am -1:30 pm
Outdoor Rec: Skeet & Trap Range
$6.50

Wobble Trap

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