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Description

16-by-16 rustic log cabin on Fox Creek in the Resurrection Creek valley near the edge of by spruce/birch forest with views of nearby mountains. 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

Eastern Kenai Peninsula

Location

The cabin is north of Sterling Highway, about 25 yards from Fox Creek, away from the access trail.

Terrain

It is 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 on 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. Berries ripen mid-July through mid-September.

Season of Use

Year-round

Managing Agency

Chugach National Forest

What to Bring

Guests should bring sleeping bags and pads, a cook stove, cooking gear and food. Water taken from the creek should be treated or boiled before consumption.

Rowboat

No

Stove

No

USGS Topo Map

Seward C8

Getting There

Coordinates
Latitude: 60.73194
Longitude: -149.71

Fox Creek Cabin