Big Indian Creek Cabin


16' x 16'


Two bunk beds, table with benches, wood stove, broom, shovel, water bucket, fire extinguisher, established campfire ring, and outhouse




Kenai National Wildlife Refuge


The cabin is located on the north bank of Big Indian Creek.


Access to the cabin is by wheeled airplane, 4 x 4 vehicle and snowmobiles.


The cabin is in a fairly flat area surrounded by spruce and birch trees overlooking Big Indian Creek

Special Features

This cabin offers seclusion and the opportunity to explore the remote northeast interior of the Refuge. Wildlife includes moose, black and brown bears and wolves. Hunting and trapping is allowed. In the winter there is cross-county skiing and snowshoeing. Review Alaska department of Fish and Game hunting and fishing regulations.

Season Of Use

All Year

Managing Agency

Kenai National Wildlife Refuge

What To Bring

NOT included: running water, electricity, mattress or bedding, cooking utensils, or cut firewood. Bringing a personal cooking stove is recommended





More Info

The seclusion of this cabin necessitates being prepared for emergency situations. Inclement weather may cause an unexpected extension of the trip. Bringing a personal cooking stove is recommended. Carry in potable water or boil surface water 5 minutes before drinking. Remember to pack out your trash. The operation of wheeled airplanes, at the pilot's own risk, is authorized on the unmaintained Big Indian Creek airstrip. Mystery Creek Road is seasonally open for licensed wheeled vehicles from August through September. During the rest of the year, the road is gated and closed to all wheeled vehicles. In winter, check for snowmobile openings through contacting Refuge Headquarters in Soldotna

USGS Topo Map

Seward D-8

Getting There

Latitude: 60.879722
Longitude: -149.950556
Driving Directions


Big Indian Creek Cabin