Willow Creek State Recreation Area

Willow Creek State Recreation Area


Location:North of Wasilla, at milepost 70.8 on Parks Highway.
Facilities:2 campgrounds (some sites @di), picnic shelters, toilets (é), drinking water (é), trails.
Activities:Camping, fishing, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling.
Special Features:The Willow area encompasses lands north of Nancy Lake to the Talkeetna River Drainage. Willow is well-known for its fishing, and during winter it becomes a training ground for area dog mushers to prepare for races such as the Iditarod.
Address:c/o Mat-Su/CB Area Office
HC 32 Box 6706
Wasilla, AK 99654

Phone:907-745-3975
Size: 3,583 acres.

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Willow Creek State Recreation Area


Location:1.5 miles southwest of Pierce.
Facilities:102 campsites (84 sites are camping pads with electrical hookups), modern restrooms, showers, picnic areas, 6 picnic shelters (2 with electricity), 2 playgrounds, multi-use trail (8 miles), swimming beach, 4 boat ramps, 3 docks, 7 rock fishing jetties.
Activities:Camping, boating (all types), fishing, swimming, water-skiing, hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, hunting (with restrictions), snowmobiling, birdwatching.
Special Features:The reservoir lake is fairly shallow, measuring only about 35 feet at the deepest point, with good fishing for crappie, bluegill, bass, catfish, walleye, northern pike, tiger musky, and bullheads.
Address:54876 852 Rd
Pierce, NE 68767

Phone:402-329-4053
Web: www.ngpc.state.ne.us/parks/guides/parksearch/findpark.asp
Size: 933 acres land; 700 acres water.

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