Chicken Gold Camp & Outpost (CGC), an RV park and campground which
includes a historic bucket line gold dredge listed as a National
Historic Site, is located in the center of the small, wilderness
community of Chicken Alaska. In addition to the 70 sites (20 or 30
amp) which have picnic tables and fire rings, there is a water fill-up
station, dump station and clean showers.
CGC also provides cabins and rooms with various combinations of single
to king beds. There is a restaurant, serving home made entries, beer
and wine, and an espresso bar serving fine Alaska roasted coffee,
smoothies/frosts and hand-dipped ice cream.
CGC also offers an excellent gift store and gallery showcasing Alaska
and Yukon native art & crafts as well as Chicken-themed items, a wide
selection of jewelry, pottery, clothing, hand-made knives, ulus,
prints and original paintings, collectables, etc.
Daily tours of the Pedro dredge and the accompanying historical gold
mining display are provided. CGC has also been one of the few places
in Alaska to offer recreational gold mining (from gold panning to
suction dredging), including equipment rentals and free instruction.
Gold panning and free lessons are offered on location at stand up
FREE WiFi is provided throughout the park, on the decks and in the
restaurant. FREE firewood is included with camping. Kayak rentals are
available for use on the nearby Fortymile Wild & Scenic River.