- Lower Takhini River begins at Kusawa Lake.
- Many kayakers and canoeists begin river journeys here.
- The Tlingit name Kùsawu.â means “narrow lake.”
- The Southern Tutchone name Nekhu˛ Män means “rafting across lake,” speaking to the narrowest point, where people crossed.
- Kusawa Lake is popular for boating, fishing and hiking in the nearby mountains.
- Beware of high winds and waves.
- Use binoculars to spot Dall’s sheep on the mountains.
- If you plan to camp here on a long weekend, have a back-up plan in case the campground is full.
- The gate will remain open for loop 1 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.
Turn south off the highway on to the unpaved Kusawa Lake Road.
Bear proof garbage bins
Blue bear-proof recycling bins
At least one wheelchair accessible outhouse
Sandy or cobble beach within short walking distance