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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.


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.


Up to 8 people


Kenai Peninsula


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.


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.


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


Managing Agency

Chugach National Forest





USGS Topo Map

Seward C8

Getting There

Latitude: 60.70583
Longitude: -149.74861
Driving Directions

East Creek Cabin