Thursday, 17 January 2019

Outdoor Recreation

Facility Hours

Phone number: (907) 377-1232 


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!

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.


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.

*Check in after 1pm
*Check out by 11am

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

Eielson ODR has RV trailers positioned right 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.

RESERVATIONS (907) 377-1317

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.

Open – Memorial Day through Labor Day

*Check in after 1pm
*Check out by 11am

Accommodations – Eight trailers already on sight fully hooked up with water, electric, sewage, and cable TV.

Amenities – Restrooms, showers, dump station available on site.

Activities – Fishing, hiking, and sightseeing.

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!

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.  

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.


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