Quartz Lake

State Recreation Area

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Quartz Lake
Quartz Lake State Recreation Area

Quartz Lake State Recreation Area often attracts large crowds due to the variety of recreational opportunities available. The recreation area borders two lakes and has facilities adjacent to the lakes to accommodate these crowds. At Quartz Lake Campground there are 16 campsites in the loop and 87 parking and camping sites in the parking lot development. Facilities also include two boat launches, a handicap accessible fishing dock, picnic sites, a picnic shelter, a swimming area, a beach volleyball court, water, and toilets. Lost Lake Campground is a favorite spot for those who want to avoid the crowds and enjoy the area's scenery and wildlife. At Lost Lake there are 12 campsites, a handicap accessible fishing dock, a picnic area, water and toilets.

Fishing is the primary attraction of Quartz Lake State Recreation Area. Quartz Lake has some of the best road accessible fishing in Interior Alaska. Each year more than 34,000 fish are harvested.

Quartz Lake SRA is currently under private management and is not maintained by the State of Alaska.


★ ADA Faciliy - Yes
★ 556 Acres
★ 103 Campsites (see fee page)
★ No RV size limit
★ Camping Limit - 15 days
★ Toilets -
★ Water
★ Picnic sites
★ Picnic shelters -
★ Fishing -
★ Boat Launch (see fee page)
Cabins (see fee page)


★ Camping
★ Fishing
★ Day use
★ Dog mushing
★ Hiking
★ Ice fishing
★ Skijoring
★ Swimming
★ Water Skiing

Mile 277.8 Richardson Highway

Driving Directions:
From Anchorage - Take the Glenn Hwy to the Richardson Hwy. Milepost 277.8 of the Richardson Hwy, turn right on Quartz Lake Road, right on Quartz lake Road Access.

Quartz Lake SRA Location Map