Joint Base Elmendorf – Richardson Community

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JBER Family Support and Recreation Other Destinations


With its year-round lodging, seasonal campsites, yurts and RV parking in a pristine setting, the Seward Military Resort is an ultimate Alaska recreation destination for active-duty or retired military personnel, DOD civilians and their guests.

The resort is 125 miles south of Anchorage in Seward on the beautiful Kenai Peninsula. Adjacent to Resurrection Bay and surrounded by the magnificent Kenai Fjords National Park, Harding Icefield and the natural beauty of the Chugach National Forest, Seward Resort is the perfect launchpad for your Alaska adventure.

Deep-sea fishing, wildlife and glacier cruises, kayaking, whitewater rafting, glacier treks and dogsled rides are just a few of the recreational opportunities you can book through Seward Military Resort. For more information visit or call 907-224-5559/2659/2654 or 800-770-1858.


The Valdez Glacier Campground in scenic Valdez is operated though Fort Greely’s Outdoor Recreation program. The campground is open Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend.

Valdez is about 260 miles south of Fort Greely and about 300 miles from JBER. The campground is at the base of the Chugach Mountains beneath the famous Valdez Glacier, and the glacier runoff provides a beautiful waterfall that cascades into a crystal-clear creek.

Campground visitors struck by its beauty and grandeur can watch mountain goats graze on the steep slopes overlooking the campground. Amenities include 87 standard campsites, pull-through sites, 21 RV pads with electric, sewer and water hookups, and rental RVs with full hookups. Coin-operated showers are available.

Each site has a picnic table and fire grill. A covered pavilion and two day-use areas are available to all patrons. Six outhouses and garbage dumpsters are provided. There is a full stock of rental equipment on-site, including tents, sleeping bags, bikes and more.

Pets on leashes are welcome in the campground but are not allowed in the rental RVs. Fishing charters and sightseeing tours are also available during the summer season. Valid Alaska fishing licenses are required for all persons above the age of 12 participating in a fishing trip.

The campground is open to the public; however, military and affiliates receive discounted rates. Fishing trips and rental RVs are available to military and affiliates only. Call 907-873-4795 or visit the websites, or

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