Frances Lake

Road accessible campground
Region: 
Campbell
Serviced: 
May 18 - September 9, 2018
Total sites: 
24
Pull through: 
0
Campground peak times: 
May June July August September
Anticipated busy:

Location

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

Description: 
  • 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 here from 1842 to 1851. Robert Campbell built it for the Hudson’s Bay Company.