Aishihik Lake Campground

Road accessible campground
Registration required: 
Total sites: 
Pull through: 
May 9 to September 30, 2024
Gate open: 
Gate open year-round
Check for road conditions and exercise caution on the narrow gravel road. Beware of strong winds and waves on the lake.
Site description: 
  • Aishihik comes from the Southern Tutchone word Äshèyi, which means “at the head of the lake, base of the mountains, where the ranges meet.”
  • Another name for the lake is Män Shäw, meaning “big lake.”
  • The Aishihik bison herd was re-introduced to this area in the 1980s.
  • Popular for fishing.
  • The gate will remain open after service to this campground has ended. Register your stay. You will not need to pay. Bring your own wood and toilet paper and pack out your garbage. 
Campground peak times: 
May June July August September
Aishihik Lake, rocky beach at the government campground


Alaska Highway
Highway kilometre: 
Secondary road: 
Aishihik Lake Road
Secondary road kilometre: 
GPS coordinates: 
61.197°N 136.995°W
Map download: 
Aishihik Lake Campground map (191.02 KB)
Site directions: 

Travelling westbound turn right off the highway at Otter Falls Cutoff and follow the gravel road for 42 kilometres.

Services available

Outhouse unisex

Bear proof garbage bins

Picnic tables

Cook shelter

Fire ring

Boat launch

At least one wheelchair accessible outhouse

At least one wheelchair accessible campsite