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We are open for the 2024 summer season!  Celebrating 72 years!

Park Info

Kepler Park is located on E. Kepler Drive, at Mile 37.4 of the Glenn Highway, about 1.5 miles east of the Parks & Glenn Hwy. interchange.

Being situated on two lakes, Kepler and Bradley, you will find a serene setting for camping, picnicking, boating and excellent trout fishing. The lakes are stocked annually...

Season Dates and Hours

We open the campground in May. The date may vary. Call the winter number for more current information. The campground is open 7 days a week for day use and camping until September 15th. Making a reservation is recommended. Please call to make a reservation. 

Boat rentals are open 10:00 am to 5:30 pm

Boat rentals are FCFS, we do not reserve boats.

Come join us at the park this summer! 

* Other rates and restrictions may apply. 

Contact Us​​


Phone: 907-745-3053 (May-October)

               907-399-5689 (November-April)

Physical Address:

E. Kepler Drive
Mile 37.4 Glenn Highway 
Palmer, AK 99645

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 2908
Kodiak AK 99615

Kepler Park History

In 1952, the late Jesse T. Kepler cleared a small area of his property on the lake named after him to provide a picnic area for his family to gather. Over time, he did a lot more clearing of brush and large trees. What is now an open channel of water between Kepler and Bradley Lakes, used to be just a low boggy area full of weeds and dead alder brush. Jesse built a spruce log bridge over the channel and extended the existing trail to access more of his property.

Jesse and his wife, Harriet, decided to share what they had with others by allowing the general public to come visit and ...

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