12ft x 14ft Pan-Abode log cabin.
2 single plywood bunks, 2 double plywood bunks, Table and benches, Wood stove, Cooking bench, Broom, Outhouse toilet, Axe/maul/splitting wedges Maul and saw, 14ft aluminum skiff with oars - flotation devices NOT provided. Water available from lake. Treat all water before using.
North Prince of Wales Island
North shore Salmon Bay Lake, 35 air miles (56 km) from Wrangell, 55 miles (61 km) from Craig, 84 air miles (113 km) from Ketchikan.
Float plane. Boat/trail access only at highest tides; 1.5 mile (2.5 km) trail not recommended as it requires wading across a stream (dangerous in high waters), then, 1-mile skiff ride to cabin.
Large sandy beach in front, rolling terrain with old growth spruce, hemlock, and cedar.
Good fishing for cutthroat, Dolly Varden. Good hunting for Sitka black-tail deer. Swimming, beach activities during warmer summer months on large sandy beach with good southern exposure. Trail from upper reaches of lake to Salmon Bay.
Season Of Use
Year-round (may be inaccessible due to frozen lake surface in fall, winter, early spring)
Tongass National Forest
What To Bring
Bring your own personal flotation devices, 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.
Occasionally, poor weather can result in extended stays; cabin users should be prepared for this.
USGS Topo Map
Petersburg A-4, B-4
$35/night May-Sept; $25/night Oct-Apr