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Description

Rustic cabin with bunks for six and sleeping space for eight. Fishing for Dolly Varden and rainbow trout in the nearby Russian River. Features counter space, table, benches, a wood stove, splitting maul and handsaw, and outhouse.

Facilities

Wooden bunks, table, benches, heating stove, and an outside toilet. It has no mattresses or cooking utensils. There is no potable water, electricity, or cut firewood provided.

Capacity

4 to 8

Area

Chugach National Forest

Location

Located between the Lower and Upper Russian lakes on the Russian River. GPS: N 60° 22’ 15” W 149° 58’ 32”

Access

Accessible by trail; 9 miles from Russian River Campground trailhead, 12 miles from Cooper Lake Trailhead. Follow signed, short cabin access trail off the main trail.

Terrain

The surrounding area is flat to hilly with scattered spruce and cottonwood, and views of mountains beyond.

Special Features

Dolly Varden, rainbow and steelhead trout fishing in Russian River. Closed to all salmon fishing. See Alaska Department of Fish & Game regulations.

Season Of Use

Year-round

Managing Agency

Chugach National Forest

What To Bring

Sleeping bags and pads, cookstove, cooking gear, and food. There is no potable water, electricity, or cut firewood provided.

Rowboat

Yes

Stove

Wood stove

More Info

Treat or boil water before consumption.

USGS Topo Map

Seward B-8, Kenai B-1.

Getting There

Coordinates
Latitude: 60.37194
Longitude: -149.97389

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