Snafu Lake

Road accessible campground
Southern Lakes
May 10 - September 30, 2019
Total sites: 
Pull through: 
Campground peak times: 
May June July August September


Km marker: 
26 Atlin Road
GPS coordinates: 
60.131°N 133.823°W
Map download: 
Snafu Lake Campground map (538.72 KB)

Services available

Outhouse unisex

Bear proof garbage bins

Picnic tables

Fire ring

Boat launch

  • Lake system is popular for canoe trips. Small bays, islands and peninsulas make it friendly for children and beginners.
  • Check for special fishing restrictions.
  • Snafu means “Situation Normal — All ‘Fouled’ Up.”
  • This was 1 of 2 forest fire crew camps in the late 1950s. The US army spent almost half a million dollars to construct the camps. They took them down after finishing the Atlin Road.
  • 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.