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Description

This is a Pan Abode style cabin, 14 feet x 16 feet.

Facilities

2 single wooden bunks, 2 double bunks (total capacity is 6 people), Table and benches, Oil stove and tank,

Capacity

6

Area

East end of Turner Lake

Location

Approximately 20 miles east of Juneau, at the east end of Turner Lake.

Access

Cabin access is via float plane. Charged flight time from Juneau is 40 minutes. Late winter thaw for this lake with high avalanche danger in winter and early spring.

Terrain

Terrain around the cabin is relatively flat and brushy.

Special Features

Spectacular scenery with numerous waterfalls cascading into the lake. A small sandy beach is located in front of the cabin. Salmonberry picking in July and August. Bear are occasionally seen when the berries are ripe. Two boats are available for fishing. Cutthroat, Dolly Varden, and kokanee fishing in the lake, wildlife viewing opportunities, mountain goat and bear hunting in season. Reminder: specific fishing regulations apply to the Turner Lake area. Check Alaska Department of Fish and Game regulations.

Season Of Use

Year-round

Managing Agency

Tongass National Forest

What To Bring

Bring your own fuel for the oil heater (#1 Stove oil), sleeping bags, sleeping pads, cooking stove, lantern, pots, pans, plates, utensils, food, toilet paper, garbage bags, fire extinguisher, fire starter and personal flotation devices. The cabin is heated by an oil stove.

Rowboat

Yes

Stove

Oil stove and tank

More Info

Water is available from lake or nearby stream. Treat all water before using.

USGS Topo Map

Taku River B-6

Rental Fee

$45 per night

Getting There

Coordinates
Latitude: 58.31361111
Longitude: -133.7858333

Prices & Dates

Rate $45 / night

Photos

East Turner Lake Cabin