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This is a rustic style 12ft x 14ft Pan-Abode log cabin.


1 single-wide plywood bunk, 2 double-wide plywood bunks, Table with benches, Wood stove, Cooking counter, Food cupboard and shelves, Broom, mop and bucket, Outhouse toilet, Axe, maul and wedge, Mooring buoy. Water is available from a creek near the cabin. Treat all water before using.




Alava Bay on eastern Revillagigedo Island


On salt water about 20 miles (32 km) southeast of Ketchikan on Revillagigedo Island.


Boat or float plane. Mooring buoy available first-come, first-served

Special Features

Extensive deck space and warm sunshine early in the morning on clear days. Saltwater fishing and sightseeing are the main attractions in this area. Other opportunities exist for hiking, hunting, and beachcombing. Hunting for sitka blacktail deer and black bear is popular in this area. In stormy weather Alava Bay serves as a protected anchorage for small boats.

Season Of Use


Managing Agency

Tongass National Forest

What To Bring

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.




Diesel #1

More Info

Please conserve firewood; supplied firewood is for wood stove use only. Collect your own beach/driftwood for campfires. Please Leave No Trace of your visit. There is no skiff provided at this salt water site. Cabin reservation does not include exclusive use of the buoy. Buoy is on a first-come, first-serve basis; however, mooring of more than one vessel is allowed, provided the first party there agrees.

USGS Topo Map

Ketchikan A-4

Rental Fee

$75/night May-Sept; $60/night Oct-Apr

Getting There

Latitude: 55.225
Longitude: -131.1544444
Driving Directions


Alava Bay Cabin