Lake Laberge Campground

Road accessible campground
Registration required: 
Total sites: 
Pull through: 
May 15 - September 7, 2020
Check for special fishing restrictions at this lake.
Site description: 
  • Lake is best known from Robert Service’s poem “The Cremation of Sam McGee.”
  • Traditional gathering place for the Southern Tutchone people.
  • The lake's name in Southern Tutchone is Tàa’an Män, “head of the lake.”
  • Starting point for boaters going on the lake or down the Yukon River. See facilities along the 30-Mile section.
  • 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. 
  • Interpretive panels about the wreck of the A.J. Goddard and The Thirty Mile (Yukon River), a Canadian Heritage River.
  • Paddlers should be careful of high winds on the lake.
  • Good place to see waterfowl and double-crested cormorant.
Campground peak times: 
May June July August September


Klondike Highway (2)
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GPS coordinates: 
61.0751°N 135.19941°W
Map download: 
Lake Laberge Campground map (324.38 KB)
Site directions: 

Turn east off the highway and follow the Deep Creek Road for 3 km. The campground entrance is on your right, on a sharp corner in the road.

Services available

Outhouse unisex

Bear proof garbage bins

Blue bear-proof recycling bins

Picnic tables

Cook shelter

Fire ring

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