Aishihik Lake

Road accessible campground
May 15 - September 7, 2020
Total sites: 
Pull through: 
Campground peak times: 
May June July August September


Km marker: 
1,546 Alaska Highway + 42 on Aishihik Road
GPS coordinates: 
61.197°N 136.995°W
Map download: 
Aishihik Lake Campground map (832.36 KB)

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 campground

Viewing structures or signage about local cultural and natural history

  • 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.
  • Beware of strong winds and waves.
  • Rough and narrow gravel road. Use at your own risk.
  • The gate will remain open after service to this campground has ended. Register your stay (payment not required). Bring your own wood and toilet paper and pack out your garbage.