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A Guide to Aishihik Lake Campground, Yukon

by Murray Lundberg


Campgrounds in the Yukon Territory

    The Aishihik Lake Campground, operated by Yukon Parks, is located on the Aishihik Road, 42 km north of its junction with the Alaska Highway at Km 1546. It has 16 spacious, well-spaced campsites, 5 of them pull-throughs. It also has 2 boat launches and a kitchen shelter. There is no beach at normal water levels, and no playground for children. The nightly fee at Aishihik Lake Campground, as at all Yukon Parks campgrounds, is $12, and includes firewood.

    Aishihik Lake Campground is open and fully serviced from May 19 until September 11 (in 2017). It is not gated in the off-season, though, and can be used. Snow is not plowed, and all campers must register (no fee), bring their own toilet paper and firewood, and pack out their garbage.


Aishihik Lake Campground, Yukon
The campground entrance from the Aishihik Lake Road.
Aishihik Lake Campground, Yukon
The registration/pay station, and campground regulations sign.
Aishihik Lake Campground, Yukon
The concrete boat launch, in a sheltered channel near the small concrete storage dam.
Aishihik Lake Campground, Yukon
If the concrete boat launch is busy, this gravel one is available for small boats.
Aishihik Lake Campground, Yukon
One of the campsites.
Aishihik Lake Campground, Yukon
The kitchen shelter.
Aishihik Lake Campground, Yukon
This sign near the entrance describes the wood bison in the area. See a closeup of the sign to read it.