More than ever, Chena River State Recreation Area is a park for all seasons. Are you interested in a day of hiking and rock climbing at Granite Tors? Or would you prefer to harness up the dog team and escape into the snowy horizon, or perhaps ride a four wheeler along a forest trail? With 397 square miles of forests, rivers, and alpine tundra, the recreation area has something to offer everyone. The variety of activities draws more than 150,000 people to the Chena River State Recreation Area every year.
Campgrounds in the area can accommodate all sorts of outdoor enthusiasts, from tent campers to those with deluxe recreational vehicles. Three developed campgrounds exist in the recreation area. Red Squirrel Campground and Picnic Area is at milepost 43. Opportunities for camping in undeveloped areas can be found along the many gravel bars and river access roads.