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Description

12ft (3.7 m) x 12ft Pan-Abode precut cedar log cabin with large covered porch.

Facilities

2 single plywood bunks, 2 double plywood bunks, Table and benches, Wood stove, Cooking bench, shelves, cupboard space, Broom, Outhouse toilet, Axe, maul, splitting wedges, 14ft aluminum skiff with oars - flotation devices NOT provided, No water source near cabin.

Capacity

6

Area

Prince of Wales Island

Location

Western shore Barnes.

Access

Float plane or boat at certain stages of the tide. Use extreme care boating through Indian Creek Rapids and Lake Bay Creek. These areas can be extremely dangerous and should not be attempted except at high slack tide, about 1.5 hours after high tide (Ketchikan tide tables).

Terrain

Old-growth spruce and hemlock. 50-100ft (15-30 m) tidal flat in front of cabin at low tide.

Special Features

Good crabbing, fishing. Scenic boating through Gold and Galligan Lagoon to Sweetwater Lake. Migratory waterfowl, Sitka black-tailed deer, black bear. Excellent silver salmon fishing in Barnes Lake mid-August to late-September.

Season Of Use

Year-round

Managing Agency

Tongass National Forest

What To Bring

Water, personal flotation devices, sleeping bags, sleeping pads, cooking stove, lantern, pots, pans, plates, utensils, food, toilet paper, garbage bags, and fire starter.

Rowboat

Yes

Stove

Wood

More Info

Navigate Gold and Galligan Lagoon at high, slack tide.

USGS Topo Map

Petersburg A-3

Rental Fee

$30 per night

Getting There

Coordinates
Latitude: 56.01083333
Longitude: -132.9744444

Photos

Barnes Lake Cabin