Open from May through Sep
Kepler-Bradley State Recreation Area is a popular fishing, hiking and biking park. This popular state park comprises several trout and grayling filled lakes. Kepler-Bradley State Park is within easy driving distance of Anchorage. The lakes are located in crevasses in between moraine ridges formed by glaciers 30,000 years ago. Trails from the park connect to the Mat-Su Borough Crevasse Moraine Trail System. Kepler-Bradley SRA is a popular regional recreation destination located just north of the Glenn Highway, southwest of Palmer.
The State Recreation Area includes Matanuska, Canoe, Irene and Long Lakes, and is connected by trails to the Crevasse Moraine area. Fishing, camping, hiking, biking and horse back riding use are the dominant activities. The area is open year round, but access into the parking lot is only available during the summer months. Tent site reservations can be made through park concessionaire Lifetime Adventures. Call (907) 694-7982 or make reservations on-line at http://www.lifetimeadventures.net/
Approximately 6 parking spaces are available in the winter, outside the gated entrance to Matanuska Lake. There are secondary access points with a small parking lots off of residential roads.
ADA Facility - Yes (Canoe Lake, Long Lake)
ADA Facility - No (Irene Lake)
Campsites Tents Only
Daily Parking Fee