Campgrounds and RV parks
Whether you're traveling by RV or wanting to tent camp your way across Alaska, there are a number of places on the Kenai Peninsula for you to park and lay your head for the night.
The state of Alaska operates several campgrounds on the southern peninsula, including at Ninilchik, Deep Creek, Stariski and Anchor Point, as well as public-use cabins in Kachemak Bay State Park. Fees vary. More information about the state campgrounds can be found at dnr.alaska.gov/parks/.
The city of Homer operates campgrounds on the Homer Spit and at Karen Hornaday Park on West Fairview Avenue April 1- Oct. 30. All city camping sites are on a first-come, first-served basis. RV rates are $15 per night or $189 for two weeks, if paid in advance. Tent rates are $8 per night, or $100 for two weeks. Iron rangers are located at the campgrounds for self registration. Camping permits also are available at the Camp Fee Office across from the Fishing Hole.
On the Spit, the city campgrounds are:
Mariner Park, located at the base of the Homer Spit;
Fishing Hole Campground, which has more than 80 sites and is located next to the Nick Dudiak Fishing Lagoon.
Tent Areas 1 and 2, which are located across from the fishing lagoon and Ramp No. 5.
In addition, several private businesses offer RV parks. Amenities and prices vary. Some of the RV parks are paired with other types of lodging and services.