Frances Lake

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


Km marker: 
171 Robert Campbell Highway
GPS coordinates: 
61.404°N 129.626°W
Map download: 
Frances Lake Campground map (533.82 KB)

Services available

Outhouse unisex

Bear proof garbage bins

Picnic tables

Cook shelter

Fire ring

Bear proof cache

Boat launch

At least one wheelchair accessible outhouse

Hand pump or water tank provided

Sandy or cobble beach within short walking distance

Viewing structures or signage about local cultural and natural history

  • This undiscovered campground is part of the eastbound undiscovered road trip.
  • Popular destination for anglers.
  • Many campsites are close to the shore.
  • Interpretive panels describe the importance of wetlands in the region.
  • The lake's Kaska name, Tu Cho means “big water.”
  • Windy conditions are common. Please exercise caution when boating.
  • Yukon’s first trading post was near here from 1842 to 1851. Robert Campbell built it for the Hudson’s Bay Company.
  • 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.