Frances Lake Wilderness Lodge is a secluded getaway in the foothills of the Canadian Rockies. Leave behind your worries. Forget about traffic jams and cell phones. At Frances Lake you’ll experience the earth as it was intended with fresh air, pristine lakes, winding rivers and abundant wildlife. The rustic lodge and cozy cabins are accessible only by water or air. From hiking, fishing and canoeing to dog sledding, snowshoeing and aurora viewing, Frances Lake is an outdoor paradise. Plus, there are qualified guides on hand for instruction and short trips free of charge! All your meals and use of equipment is included when you stay in one of its log cabins with beautiful lake views.
Whether you come to Frances Lake to relax in a cabin or participate in one of its multi-day excursions, you’ll have qualified guides at your service. They’ll teach you how to canoe and kayak, or answer questions about the area’s unique fur trading history and its distinctive flora and fauna.
Its Angling Package is just you, a good buddy, some fishing poles, and 360 degrees of pristine wilderness. Cast for big Northern pike or lake trout on Frances Lake, and then head to the nearby Frances River in search of grayling, bull trout and whitefish. Meals, lodging and motor boat all included!
Situated on the remote shores of Frances Lake, near a historical trading post, you’ll be able see the lake from your rustic cabin and explore these resplendent waters with complimentary canoes and kayaks. Professional guides will even show you how to use the equipment and take you on short trips.
These multi-day trips take you into the meandering waterways and majestic backcountry of the Frances Lake area. Hike where there are no signs of human habitation; canoe down the seldom-paddled Yusezyu River; dog sled through a sparkling white landscape – an incredible journey is waiting for you!
Cabins, Cottages, and Chalets
Providing heat and light the old-fashion way with wood stoves and kerosene, these five cabins combine rustic touches with modern amenities. All cabins boast picturesque views of Frances Lake and are within easy walking distance to the main lodge. You’ll also have access to a hot shower and sauna.
- Restaurant Onsite
- Pets Allowed
- Property Size 5 units
- Conference Facility
- Kids Allowed
- Nearby City Whitehorse
- Nearby Water Frances Lake
- Open Dates Jun 1 to Sep 30
- Whitehorse / Erik Nielsen International Airport (YXY) / 1.2 miles
- Skagway Airport (SGY) / 86.3 miles
- Haines Airport (HNS) / 102 miles
* Not all airports listed here may be open to public use, or service commercial flights
- Boating & Watercraft
- Freshwater Fishing
- Wildlife & Nature
- Fishing Guides
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