A-frame cabin modified with an extended roof and an upright wall to form a bump-out.
2 double bunks, Sleeping loft, Wooden table and benches, Pit-type outhouse, Woodshed, Woodstove. Water is available from the river or nearby streams. Treat all water before using.
Duncan Canal on Kupreanof Island
16 air miles (25 km) or 30 water miles (48 km) from Petersburg at mouth of Castle River on west side of Duncan Canal on Kupreanof Island.
Boat or float plane from Petersburg or Wrangell. 16ft tide needed for direct access to cabin; otherwise, use Castle River Trail which begins at Castle Flats Cabin.
Predominantly flat to rolling. Muskeg and old growth forest.
Castle River Trail is well developed and an easy 1/2 mile walk from flats. Small rowboat located 1/2 mile upstream from cabin at the trail's terminus.
Season Of Use
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.
Yes (at trail)
Wood. Wood will be supplied but not guaranteed.
Exceptional steelhead, coho, trout fishing. Excellent bear, waterfowl, grouse hunting.
USGS Topo Map
Petersburg C-4; Petersburg C-3, D-4