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Description

A-frame cabin with sleeping loft reached by ladder.

Facilities

Sleeping loft, Two single bunks, Wood stove, Wooden table and benches, Counter, Large deck, Pit-type outhouse, Rowboat (NO life jackets), Swimming/picnic area. Water is available from the lake or nearby creek. Treat all water before using.

Capacity

6

Area

Woewodski Island

Location

On west end of Harvey.

Access

Boat (21 miles, 35.5 km) and 1/2-mile (.8 km) hike or float plane (18 miles, 29 km) from Petersburg.

Terrain

Cabin near sandy beach with swimming area; elevation 100 feet (30.5 m), surrounded by forested hills.

Special Features

Deer, moose, seasonal populations of ducks, loons. Cutthroat trout in the lake, coho near the mouth of Harvey Creek. Woewodski Island has a long history of mining, with remnants of mines and current exploratory activities in the area. Cabin reached by Harvey Lake Trail beginning at saltwater and gradually climbing uphill paralleling Harvey Creek. Easy, pleasant walk.

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, fire starter, personal flotation devices and rubber boots. It's a good idea to bring your own water.

Rowboat

Yes

Stove

Wood

More Info

Best boat mooring 50 yards south of red and white diamond trailhead marker. Boats will go dry at low tide unless anchored in this hole.

USGS Topo Map

Petersburg C-4, C-3

Rental Fee

$35/night May-Sept; $25/night Oct-Apr

Getting There

Coordinates
Latitude: 56.56444444
Longitude: -133.0572222

Photos

Harvey Lake Cabin