24ft x 30ft log cabin with sleeping loft reached by stairway.
2 single-wide bunks each over a double- wide bunk downstairs, Sleeping loft with a double-wide plywood bed, one on each side of the loft, Tables and benches, Cooking counter, Oil stove (uses #1 diesel, not provided), Outhouse toilet, Mooring buoy. Water available from nearby spring. Treat all water before using.
5.5 miles (9 km) south of Sitka and just east of Cape Burunof.
20-minute boat ride from Sitka
Cabin nestled in hemlock/spruce forest on short, gently rising slope.
Sandy-gravel beach exposed at low tides, beachcombing possibilities. Mountain peaks above Sitka visible through islands and trees to north. Popular recreational cabin for Sitka residents and organizations. Saltwater fishing. Brown bear in area.
Season Of Use
Tongass National Forest
What To Bring
#1 diesel fuel (10 gal/day), sleeping bags, sleeping pads, cooking stove, lantern, pots, pans, plates, utensils, food, toilet paper, garbage bags, fire extinguisher and fire starter, raingear and rubber boots. It's a good idea to bring your own water.
Oil (#1 diesel)
Good anchorage in front of the cabin. Firewood is not provided for campfires. DO NOT leave food when vacating this cabin. Pack out what you bring in. Cabin built and donated to Forest Service in June 1991 by Roger and Judy Sudnikovich, owners of S&S General Contractors in Sitka; replaced original log cabin built cooperatively in 1941 by Forest Service and U.S. Navy for enlisted personnel on leave.
USGS Topo Map
Port Alexander D-4, D-5
$45 per night