3-sided Adirondack-style shelter; replica of shelters built by Civilian Conservation Corps in 1930s.
No amenities, Water available from Cascade Creek, within 100 feet of shelter. Treat all water before using.
Mainland above Thomas Bay
Cascade Creek Trail 3.5 miles (5.6 km) from Thomas Bay trailhead or 1 mile (1.6 km) from Swan Lake trailhead
Rugged subalpine forest, granitic cliffs, mountain streams, lakes; shelter along Cascade Creek near top of Falls Lake waterfall.
Excellent hiking and fishing
Season Of Use
Tongass National Forest
What To Bring
For overnight stays: sleeping bags, sleeping pads, cooking stove, lantern, pots, pans, plates, utensils, food and toilet paper. It's a good idea to bring your own water.
Meant for use as "cold camp" overnight and day use shelter. Due to fragile nature of area, open fires are prohibited.
USGS Topo Map
Petersburg D-3, Sumdum A-3, A-4