May 19 to October 2, 2023
Gate open year-round
Check for special fishing restrictions here that protect sensitive trout populations.
- The lake system is popular for canoe trips. Small bays, islands and peninsulas make it friendly for children and beginners.
- Snafu is a military acronym for “Situation Normal – All ‘Fouled’ Up.” It was 1 of 2 forest fire crew camps in the late 1950s.
- Both the lake's Tagish and Tlingit names, Ágáy Méne' and Ghooch Áayi mean "wolf lake", referring to the creek where wolves come to fish.
- The campground is one of two within Agay Mene Territorial Park.
- 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.
Campground peak times:
May June July August September
Snafu Lake Campground map (231.69 KB)
Bear proof garbage bins