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A Guide to Squanga Lake Campground, Yukon

by Murray Lundberg


Campgrounds in the Yukon Territory

    The Squanga Lake Campground, operated by Yukon Parks, is located at Km 1316 of the Alaska Highway. It has 16 campsites, 4 of them pull-throughs. It also has a tent-camping area, a boat launch, and a kitchen shelter. The nightly fee at Squanga Lake Campground, as at all Yukon Parks campgrounds, is $12, and includes firewood.

    Squanga Lake Campground is open and fully serviced from May 19 until September 11 (in 2017), and is gated in the off-season.


Squanga Lake Campground, Yukon
The campground entrance and sign.
Squanga Lake Campground, Yukon
The start of the campground loop road.
Squanga Lake Campground, Yukon
This circle of campsites along the loop road seems to be popular with friends camping together.
Squanga Lake Campground, Yukon
Pull-through site #9.
Squanga Lake Campground, Yukon
The tent-camping area is around the back of the kitchen shelter.
In front is a bat house - one bat can eat up to 1,200 mosquitos in an hour!
Squanga Lake Campground, Yukon
To the left of of the kitchen shelter area is the boat launch.
Squanga Lake Campground, Yukon
The sign to the right says "4 wheel drive only" because the boat launch ramp is so steep.
Squanga Lake Campground, Yukon
Squanga Lake, in the Land of the Midnight Sun - this photo was shot at 10:59 pm on June 29th.