Tarfu Lake Campground

Road accessible campground
Southern Lakes
Registration required: 
Total sites: 
Pull through: 
May 12 to September 30, 2024
Gate open: 
Gate open year-round
Check for special fishing restrictions that protect sensitive lake trout populations.
Site description: 
  • Tarfu Lake has good paddling opportunities.
  • Good place to spot mule deer and common nighthawk.
  • Tarfu means “Things Are Really ‘Fouled’ Up” in military terms.
  • Both the lake's Tagish and Tlingit names, Nústséhé Méne’ and Naagas’éi Áayi, mean "fox lake."
  • The campground is one of two in 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
Campsite in open pine forest overlooking the lake, Tarfu Lake Campground, Yukon


Atlin Road
Highway kilometre: 
GPS coordinates: 
60.074°N 133.809°W
Map download: 
Tarfu Lake Campground Map (191.29 KB)
Site directions: 

Turn off the Atlin Road and drive 3.5 km down a good dirt road to the lake.

Services available

Outhouse unisex

Bear proof garbage bins

Picnic tables

Fire ring

Boat launch

Viewing structures or signage about local cultural and natural history