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 FAIRBANKS
Fast Facts
➨ Population of Fairbanks North Star Borough is 95,898 (2019 Estimate)
➨ Population of Fairbanks City is 30,955 (2019 Estimate)
➨ Founded in 1901
➨ The longest day is June 21
(21 hrs 49 min of daylight)
➨ The shortest day is December 21 (3 hrs 43 min of daylight)
Fairbanks, the “Golden Heart City”
Photo: Angie Cerny/Explore Fairbanks
    Hop aboard the Riverboat Discovery boat tour. A three-hour cruise will take you into the heart of Alaska and introduce you to a family who has made the rivers of Alaska a way of life for five generations.
Fairbanks, Alaska’s second largest city, is surrounded by the Tanana Valley. At an elevation of 436 feet above sea level, the city enjoys stunning views of the Alaska Range to the south.
The city population is around 32,000, but nearly 98,000 live in the Fairbanks North Star Borough, which is an area the size of New Jersey.
(56.5 miles) from downtown Fairbanks, but you may want to take some time for stops on the scenic Chena Hot Springs Road. Wildlife is seen frequently on this road.
The climate in Fairbanks is semi-arid with very little wind. Summer temperatures can reach as high as 85°F and as low as 40°F. From mid-May until late July, the summer
changed to Fairbanks in 1902 when the town was founded by E.T. Barnette to honor Charles Warren Fairbanks, a U.S. Senator from Indiana. He later became Vice-President under Theodore Roosevelt. Senator Fairbanks’ name was suggested to Barnette by Judge James Wickersham, a political patron of the Senator.
There are many activities available in Fairbanks including riverboat tours,
gold mining tours, museums, flightseeing, dog mushing, aurora borealis viewing and fishing.
At an elevation of 436 feet above sea level, the city enjoys stunning views of the Alaska Range to the south.
 “C” Lazy Moose R V Park & Gift Shop
An Alaska Experience - Located on the Tanana River
Full Hookups with 28 Pull Through Sites • 30/50 Amp Clean Showers • Laundry • Riverfront Sites • Wooded Tent Sites Minutes to Great Hunting & Fishing • Ice Cream • Free Wifi
Gift Shop • Coffee Your Way
Your pet gets a treat at the office where Jim and Gerry will welcome you and see to your needs!
Halfway between Delta Junction and Fairbanks
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Open May 1st - September 30th • clazymooservpark.com
Mile 315 Richardson Hwy. Salcha, Alaska RESERVATIONS: 907-488-8141
 For a cultural and historical experience, there is a wealth of information about the people, places and wildlife of Alaska at the University of Alaska Museum of the North’s award-winning exhibit gallery.
Pioneer Park is a historic theme park in Fairbanks, open year-round, featuring historical shows, activities and museums. There is no entrance fee to the park itself although some museums & attractions charge a fee.
There are several hot springs locations accessible from Fairbanks. Chena Hot Springs, founded over 100 years ago, is a developed hot springs destination open year-round with lodging and camping facilities. The hot springs are about an hour
sun shines for almost 24 hours
a day. Every year, usually on the third Saturday in June, Fairbanks attracts over 3,000 participants for the Fairbanks
Daily News-Miner Midnight Sun Run which has a late evening start of 10pm.
Fairbanks was
first known as “Barnette’s Cache.” The name was
            SUPER HOOK-UP
50-amp electricity, water, sewer, cable,
pull-thru & use of
 FULL HOOK-UP
30-amp electricity, water, sewer & use of showers.
 • FREE Wi-Fi
• Pet-f riendly
(dog walking available)
• Dump station
• Television Service Available
(at most sites)
• Rosehip Gift Shop
• Coin operated laundry
• Picnic area on the Chena River
• Restroom facilities available
• Free showers
(limited to 4 people/RV site)
• RV / Car wash facility
• Tour information and ticket sales to local attractions
• Shuttle service to Riverboat Discovery is $4.00 round-trip or complimentary when booking directly through River’s Edge Resort
 Experience Alaskan Hospitality
 BASIC HOOK-UP
30-amp electricity, water & use of showers.
 TENT SITE
Includes use of showers.
No Hook-ups.
 4200 Boat Street, Fairbanks, Alaska 99709
(907) 474-0286 | 1 (800) 770-3343 | rvpark@riversedge.net | riversedge.net
       Our unique resort property offers a full range of accommodations, dining, and RV Park sites and campgrounds.
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