14ft x 16ft (4.25 m x 5 m) hunter-style cabin with partly covered porch, wooden cooler box for food storage.
2 single bunks, 2 double bunks, Wooden table and benches, Broom, Oil stove (#1 stove oil only, NOT provided), Outhouse toilet. Water available from Harding River. Treat all water before using.
Mainland, Bradfield Canal
North side Bradfield Canal at mouth of Harding River.
40 miles (64 km) SE of Wrangell by boat, 31 miles (50.6 km) by float plane
Relatively flat; Sitka spruce/western hemlock rain forest, muskeg.
Brown and black bear, harbor seals, bald eagles, waterfowl (Sept. - Oct.) Cutthroat and Dolly Varden trout (May - Sept.), steelhead (Apr. - May), silver, chum salmon (Aug.-Sept.) in Harding River. Fishing also about 2 miles (3 km) across Bradfield Canal in Eagle River. Crabbing in nearby Bradfield Canal.
Season Of Use
Tongass National Forest
What To Bring
#1 stove oil, 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.
Beach near cabin slopes gradually; does not provide for easy boat anchorage. Recommend anchoring boat in deeper water, using skiff or punt between boat and shore.
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