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Description

2-story log cabin.

Facilities

1 double plywood bunk, 3 single plywood bunks, Table and benches, Wood stove for heat, Cooking area, Broom, Outhouse toilet, Wood shed. Water available from small stream near cabin. Treat all water before using.

Capacity

6

Area

Yakobi Island

Location

41 miles (66 km) west of Hoonah and 67 miles (108 km) northwest of Sitka on southwest tip of Yakobi Island within West Chichagof-Yakobi Wilderness Area.

Access

1-hour float plane flight from Sitka or Juneau or by boat

Terrain

Relatively flat around cabin. Although access from float plane landing site by beach is steep, it is short.

Special Features

Area has rugged, rocky coastline with abundant seashore life and beautiful scenery of West Chichagof-Yakobi Wilderness Area. Access to outside coast of Yakobi Island possible from cabin. Outside waters are unprotected and can be very dangerous for small boats. Greentop Harbor a welcomed stop for people kayaking along outer coast of Yakobi Island. Excellent sea kayaking and boating in numerous coves and protected bays. Two other cabins in close proximity, though not visible are under special use permit from Forest Service to private individuals. Brown bear and deer are commonly seen in the area, and sea otters are sometimes seen.

Season Of Use

Year-round

Managing Agency

Tongass National Forest

What To Bring

Sleeping bags, sleeping pads, cooking stove, lantern, pots, pans, plates, utensils, food, toilet paper, garbage bags, fire extinguisher and fire starter. It's a good idea to bring your own water.

Rowboat

No

Stove

Wood

More Info

Safe anchorage for boats, but use charts to enter the harbor and take it slow; there are rocks. Float planes can land easily. Cabin was built in the 1940s by a fisherman, and is still a cozy cabin.

USGS Topo Map

Sitka D-8

Getting There

Coordinates
Latitude: 57.87361111
Longitude: -136.45

Photos

Greentop Harbor Cabin