A-frame cabin with sleeping loft.
4 single bunks, Sleeping loft, Wooden table and benches, Oil heater, Pit-type outhouse, Rowboat with oars, NO lifejackets. Water is available from the lake. Treat all water before using.
Mainland near Thomas Bay
20 air miles (32 km) from Petersburg at the west end of DeBoer.
Float plane. Note: Fog and high winds can prevent scheduled flights for pickups, sometimes for several days. Please check weather forecast prior to departure, and carry extra food.
Steep, mountainous. Cabin in alpine valley at edge of Deboer Lake, surrounded by mountains on three sides.
DeBoer is one of only two cabins in district located in high mountain environment. Spectacular scenery.
Season Of Use
Tongass National Forest
What To Bring
Fuel for the oil heater (#1 stove oil or kerosene only), sleeping bags, sleeping pads, cooking stove, lantern, pots, pans, plates, utensils, food, toilet paper, garbage bags, fire extinguisher and fire starter. It's a good idea to bring your own water.
Oil (#1 diesel)
Hike and climb to peaks and ridges of chain of mountains including Jefferson, Fulton, Hancock and Hamilton. No trails in area; intermediate hikers will find surrounding peaks good day and multi-day trips. Excellent climbing, wildlife viewing, photography. Mountain goats and ptarmigan. Numerous species of wildflowers. Rainbow trout in lake.
USGS Topo Map
$25 per night