Are there any good campsites near Anchorage?

Answer:

Yes! In fact, there are many good campsites and public use cabins that can be reserved near Anchorage. Bird Creek Campground in Chugach State Park is on the southside of Anchorage and has cabins and a campgrounds. Eagle River Nature Center has yurts available for rent. Eklutna Lake has a campground and a number of cabins available to stay in.