Arctic Circle Campground


Central Yukon Field Office MP 115 Dalton Highway Coldfoot, AK 99512

66.55799989, -150.7931873

From Fairbanks, travel north a total of 84 miles on the Steese (AK-6) and Elliott (AK-2) Highways to the Dalton Highway Junction and bear right to turn onto the Dalton (AK-11). Continue to milepost 115, then turn right and travel 1/4 mile due east of the Arctic Circle Wayside via the gravel road on the north side of the wayside. 

Fee Description:

$10 per night


Arctic Circle Campground

Follow the side road a short distance off the Dalton Highway, milepost 115, to the Arctic Circle sign and viewing deck with interpretive displays. Enjoy your lunch in the picnic area or drive up the hill to camp at the Arctic Circle Campground, renovated in 2021. The campground offers 19 sites, complete with leveled campsites, fire rings, and picnic tables. The campground has bear resistant trash cans and two vault toilets. Water is not available. The nearest water is at Five Mile Campground (south 55 miles) or Marion Creek Campground (north 65 miles). 

The campground is open approximately May-September. The picnic circle, sign, and restrooms are accessible year-round. 

Accessibility Description (ABA/ADA):
There are two accessible toilet facilities and all sites are designed for accessibility.

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