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Chicken Gold Camp & Outpost

1/4 mile Airport Rd, Chicken, AK 99732
+1 907-782-4427
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Very interesting stop

Found this to be a fun stop, photo ops everywhere. Kids loved it and did some gold panning. Gift... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2016
kbrouillet
,
Anchorage, Alaska
via mobile
Good food and gift store

I'm not sure I'd make a special trip to Chicken, although I know a lot of people do. It's a bit out... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2016
Traveler_from_Alaska
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Alaska
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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Hours Today: 07:30 - 20:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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1/4 mile Airport Rd, Chicken, AK 99732
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Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Found this to be a fun stop, photo ops everywhere. Kids loved it and did some gold panning. Gift shop had great selection. Quite a good time and we will be stopping again.

Thank kbrouillet
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

I'm not sure I'd make a special trip to Chicken, although I know a lot of people do. It's a bit out of the way unless you are going to pan for gold, visit Eagle or Dawson City. However, if you happen to be in...More

Thank Traveler_from_Alaska
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

There are 3 parts to Chicken. The first one has a gift store with lots of tee shirts. Great selection and prices. Don't camp here, the campsite is rough. The second entrance by the dredge is where you want to camp. Beautiful spot. Showers are...More

1  Thank TTGL
Reviewed 15 August 2016

We left Tok heading to Dawson City, YT and stopped here on the way (the only place you can stop) and explored the area. Great history and stories abound about the gold rush and what the early pioneers did to survive and hopefully find pay...More

Thank RueterRD
Reviewed 25 July 2016

The Gold Camp & Outpost is a great stop along the Taylor Highway and it's great to learn why the town's called Chicken. The gold aspect is great too, adding to an exciting trip to Alaska!

Thank 512jeffh
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

The gift shop was full of Alaska made items at very reasonable prices. We ate lunch of a half sandwich and soup of the day, which was Chicken Tortilla Soup. The food was fresh made and delicious. We highly recommend checking this business out when...More

Thank DorisNArt
Reviewed 20 September 2015

They had closed early the night before, so we had to wait until they opened the next morning in order to be able to see inside. Most things were quite expensive. No food items here.More

Thank Roberta R
M B, Owner at Chicken Gold Camp & Outpost, responded to this review

Roberta- Your visit to Chicken was a little late...we had already closed for the season. You were able to "see inside" because we were here doing year-end inventory. We do serve meal, espresso, baked goods, etc, but only when we are officially open. We set...More

Reviewed 3 September 2015

We had a great time in this unique place in Alaska. We spent the night. A moose was next to our campsite. We shopped in the gift shop buying chicken feed that was guaranteed to have gold in it. We ate breakfast and saw about...More

Thank JimLyon77
Reviewed 18 August 2015

The store is part museum that should not be missed. There are several original items that show how people lived or transported their supplies. The pictures show how placer mining was done before gold dredge #4 came to Chicken. Even if you have seen other...More

Thank Mike P
Reviewed 14 August 2015

Was there end of may 2015 with an RV. The camp is clean, the washrooms are nice, you have Wifi (limited) but the reception-staff could be more friendly. I don't know if I landed just in the coffee-break but.... could be better. The Shop and...More

Thank tuggi70
M B, Owner at Chicken Gold Camp & Outpost, responded to this review

We are always working on being better, but your reference to a "bar" is misleading as there is only one bar in town which is across the street. And your reference to "touristy stuff" in our gift store seems out of place as most of...More

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