Alaska Department of Natural Resources – Division of Parks & Outdoor Recreation – Southeast Area Parks and DNR Offices

Address: 400 Willoughby Ave
Juneau, AK 99811-1071
Phone: (907) 465-4563 Fax: (907) 5862954 Website:

Southeast Region

Department of Natural Resources – Southeast Region Office
400 Willoughby Avenue, 4th Floor
Juneau, AK 99801
Phone: (907) 465-3400
FAX: (907) 586-2954
TDD: (907) 465-3888 

The Southeast Region (Sitka) Region include the Baranof Casle State Historical Site.  Commonly referred to as Castle Hill, this park is one of the most historically significant sites in Alaska.

Southeast State Parks and Recreation Services

  • Chilkat State Park is located approximately 8 miles south of downtown Haines and offers spectacular views of glaciers and mountains across Chilkat Inlet. The park offers 35 camp sites, 7 mile long Seduction Point Trail, good salt water fishing, wildlife viewing, and boat ramp.  
    Contact: Haines District Ranger Preston Kroes
    Phone: (907) 766-2292
  • Chilkoot Lake State Recreation Site
    This 32-site campground, picnic and boat launch is in a forested river valley and overlooks both the Chilkoot River and Chilkoot Lake. Brown bears frequent this area to feed on the abundant salmon. There is excellent freshwater fishing and abundant wildlife viewing.
    Amenities: Subsistence payment. Host site with beautiful scenery, no hook-ups provided. Services located 10 miles away in Haines.
  • Totem Bight State Historical Park
    Totem Bight is a day use park located 10 miles north of Ketchikan.  It is the only park in the Alaska State system dedicated to the Southeast Alaskan native culture, displaying the art and architecture of the late 19th century. The park exhibits 14 totem poles and a clan house, hand-crafted by Native carvers in the area. A short self guided trail winds through the rainforest to the totemic display facing an ocean passage. Commercially guided tours from the cruise ships frequent the park. Must have own RV.  
    Season: 5/25 – 10/15 or longer, 8 weeks minimum, full season preferred.
    Phone: (907) 766-2292
    Contact: Haines District Ranger Preston Kroes
  • Settler's Cove State Recreation Site
    Settler's Cove is a small 14 site campground and day use area, located 18 miles north of Ketchikan. The park is nestled in a cove along an ocean passage and surrounded by large trees of the temperate rainforest. There is good fishing, whale watching, beach combing and fabulous kayaking. The area has an abundance of Sitka black-tailed deer, and several miles of forested trail to hike Couples preferred.
    Amenities:  Log cabin, minimal furniture and utensils. Propane heat and stove/oven; electric refrigerator. Propane, electricity, phone and subsistence payment provided. Other services located in Ketchikan.
    Season: 8-10 weeks 5/1 – 9/30; and winter caretaker, 10/1 – 4/30 all winter preferred, but will split for 3.5 months each.
  • Eagle Beach State Recreation Area
    Eagle Beach is 27 miles north of Juneau along the Glacier Highway with views of Lynn Canal, the Chilkat Mountains, and the Juneau Mountains. This park unit has 16 primitive sites in the forested section of the park with several walk-in camping sites. Large beach and river bars offer excellent beach combing and fishing. Whales, sea lions, and seals frequent the ocean nearby.
    Amenities: Subsistence payment, water, and propane provided. Full services available 17 miles away. Phone located at maintenance facility nearby.
    Season: 12 – 16 weeks, 5/15 – 9/15
    Contact: Ranger Kevin Murphy
    email: Kevin




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