Large multi-room structure once served as Ranger District office. Partially furnished with rustic log furniture.
6 single plywood bunks, Wooden table and benches, Propane stove (propane provided), Cooking counter, Broom, Outhouse toilet, Axe, 14ft aluminum skiff with oars; NO flotation devices. Water available from lake. Treat all water before using.
Central Prince of Wales Island
By road, 41 miles (66 km) from Hollis, 25 miles (40 km) from Craig, 18 miles (29 km) from Thorne Bay.
Via State Highway 929. Forest Service provides small aluminum skiff to reach cabin. Floatplanes can land on lake.
Rolling terrain. Large muskeg extends several miles west of lake. Trees sparse, mostly scrubby lodgepole pine, looking much like Japanese bonsai. Small ponds nearby with birds, variety of plant and insect life.
Easy drive to lower Thorne River, excellent fishing, boating. Hiking trails, fish, wildlife viewing areas, day-use areas nearby. Black bear, Sitka black-tailed deer, eagles, martin, mink, otter. Cutthroat, dolly varden, sockeye salmon in lake.
Season Of Use
Tongass National Forest
What To Bring
Bring your own personal flotation devices, sleeping bags, sleeping pads, cooking stove, lantern, pots, pans, plates, utensils, food, toilet paper, garbage bags, and fire starter. It's a good idea to bring water. Please take your fuel container with you when you leave.
Road access makes cabin popular for staging activities in near vicinity. Black bear are unpredictable and potentially dangerous to humans; treat them with respect.
USGS Topo Map
$45/night May-Sept; $25/night Oct-Apr