16' x 18'


Two bunk beds, table with benches, wood stove, broom, shovel, water bucket, fire extinguisher, established campfire ring, and outhouse.




Kenai National Wildlife Refuge


The cabin is located on the north shore of Engineer Lake.


Access to the cabin is by boat and hiking.


The cabin is south facing overlooking the lake surrounded by spruce and birch trees.

Special Features

This cabin offers seclusion and fair fishing for landlocked salmon and Dolly Varden trout. The boat provided at the cabin gives anglers opportunities to fish and explore the lake shore. Wildlife includes moose, black and brown bears and wolves. Hunting is not allowed except that small game may be taken from October 1 through March 1 by bow and arrow. In the winter there is cross-county skiing and snowshoeing.

Season Of Use

All Year

Managing Agency

Kenai National Wildlife Refuge

What To Bring

NOT included: running water, electricity, mattress or bedding, cooking utensils, or cut firewood. Bringing a personal cooking stove is recommended





More Info

Users must provide a U. S. Coast Guard approved flotation device for each passenger aboard boats. Use of the Refuge provided boat at your own risk. A "no-wake" restriction applies to Engineer Lake. Engineer Lake is closed to public aircraft operation and snowmobiling. The seclusion of this cabin necessitates being prepared for any emergency situation. Inclement weather may cause an unexpected extension of the trip. Bringing a personal cooking stove is recommended. Carry in potable water or boil surface water 5 minutes before drinking. Remember to pack out your trash.

USGS Topo Map

Kenai B-1

Getting There

Latitude: 60.482972
Longitude: -150.328883
Driving Directions


Engineer Lake Cabin