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Description

12-by-14 rustic cabin tucked away from the trail in a scattered spruce forest near the more open subalpine zone at 2,200 feet. Sleeps 6, with table, wood stove, splitting maul, crosscut saw, and outhouse.

Facilities

It is equipped with wooden bunks, a table, benches and a wood stove for heat. A splitting maul and crosscut saw are available. An outhouse is provided outside the cabin. There is no electricity, potable water, mattresses, bedding, cooking utensils or cut firewood at the cabin.

Capacity

Up to 8 people

Area

Kenai Peninsula

Location

The cabin is north of Sterling Highway in the Resurrection Creek Valley. A variety of wildlife makes its home in the area. Berries ripen mid-July through mid-September.

Access

The cabin can be accessed by hiking, horseback riding, skiing or snowshoeing at least 11.5 miles or longer, depending on weather conditions. The trail is open to snowmobiles every other year.

Terrain

It is in a fairly level area, surrounded by a spruce and birch forest with views of nearby mountains and meadows.

Special Features

Hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, cross country skiing and snowshoeing along Resurrection Pass Trail are popular activities. Active mining operations are on private claims of the creek, yet there are designated areas for the public to pan for gold along the trail. In season, visitors hunt for moose, black and brown bears, Dall sheep, mountain goats, caribou and wolves in the surrounding forest.

Season of Use

Year-round

Managing Agency

Chugach National Forest

Rowboat

No

Stove

Wood

USGS Topo Map

Seward C8

Getting There

Coordinates
Latitude: 60.70583
Longitude: -149.74861

East Creek Cabin