Birch Lake State
Birch Lake SRA is nestled
between a lilypad-covered lake and forested wetlands. There are 17 long parking
spaces for motorhomes and 3 short parking spaces for smaller self-contained
vehicles or for vehicles engaged in tent camping. There are 8 tent camping sites
and additional tables, fireplaces, and sitting benches for day use. A developed
boat launch and boat tie-ups, drinking water well, toilet, and caretaker/public
use cabin are available. Camping is limited to 15 days. Access is from the
military recreation area road at Milepost 305.2 of the Richardson Highway.
River is formed by the confluence of the Nabesna and Chisana Rivers near Northway.
It then flows 440 miles westward to the Yukon
River and then into the Bering Sea.
the Parks Highway at Mile
305.1, where the Nenana River
joins it at the town of Nenana.
Tugs and barges based in Nenana
carry cargo and freight to the Yukon region in the summer months after the ice