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Description

13ft x 14ft Pan Abode style cabin with large deck.

Facilities

3 single wooden bunks, 1 double bunk, Table and bench, Oil stove (burns #1 stove oil, NOT supplied), Cooking counter, Food cupboard and shelves, Broom and dustpan, Cooler, Shovel and bucket, Rake, Outhouse, Emergency signal, Mooring buoy. Water available from nearby stream. Treat all water before using.

Capacity

5

Area

Mainland north of Juneau

Location

37 miles (60 km) NW of Juneau, 8 miles (13 km) N of Echo Cove boat.

Access

By saltwater via boat or plane. Sand beach at low-medium tides for floatplane dropoff.

Terrain

Mossy old-growth forest on challenging but hikable slope.

Special Features

Excellent views of Antler and Berner's River deltas and Lion's Head Mountain. Chilkat Range also visible from beach. Excellent base for recreational opportunities. Large deck in front of cabin with view of birds, sea mammals, and occasional mink. Abundant blueberries, some wild crabapples. Salt water fishing, mountain goat and bear hunting in season. Check Alaska Department of Fish and Game regulations.

Season Of Use

Year-round

Managing Agency

Tongass National Forest

What To Bring

#1 stove oil, 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.

Rowboat

No

Stove

Oil (#1 diesel)

More Info

Mooring buoy about 200 feet from high tide mark in front of cabin. Dinghy or 450-foot shore tie rope advised for anchoring to buoy. Buoy anchor awash at 0 foot low tides; tilt up your stern drive or outboard. (Only underwater obstructions near buoy are flat concrete anchor weights protruding 6 inches above sand and mud.) Consult local tide tables. Bears frequent area.

USGS Topo Map

Juneau D-3

Rental Fee

$45 per night

Getting There

Coordinates
Latitude: 58.7694444
Longitude: -134.9319444

Photos

Berners Bay Cabin