Snafu Lake Campground

Road accessible campground
Southern Lakes
Registration required: 
Total sites: 
Pull through: 
May 15 - September 7, 2020
Site description: 
  • 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. 
Campground peak times: 
May June July August September


Highway kilometre: 
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