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Description

This is a rustic style 12ft x 14ft Pan-Abode log cabin.

Facilities

2 single plywood bunks, 2 double plywood bunks, Table and benches, Wood stove and firewood, Cooking counter, Food cupboard and shelves, Broom, Outhouse toilet, Wood shed, Axe, Maul and wedge, 14ft aluminum skiff with oars, NO life jackets provided. Water is available from a nearby creek or lake. Treat all water before using.

Capacity

6

Area

On Revillagigedo Island north of Ketchikan

Location

15 miles (24 km) from Ketchikan within the Naha Recreation Area near the outlet of Heckman Lake at the end of the Naha National Recreation Trail.

Access

Float plane to Heckman Lake or hiking 6 miles (10 km) up the trail from Naha Bay. Lake depth varies with rainfall, lake may be frozen November through March.

Terrain

Cabin sits on a low knoll and is backed by old-growth trees. The trail from the cabin winds downstream along the river through old-growth Sitka spruce and western hemlock rain forest.

Special Features

Steelhead and salmon runs, resident trout and dolly varden in the Naha River. Sitka blacktail deer, black bear, beaver, marten, otter, mink, and wolf. Trumpeter swans on lakes of recreation area.

Season Of Use

Year-round

Managing Agency

Tongass National Forest

What To Bring

Personal flotation devices, 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

Yes

Stove

Wood

More Info

The skiff at this cabin uses a short shaft motor (not provided). Please conserve firewood; supplied firewood is for wood stove use only.

USGS Topo Map

Ketchikan C-5

Rental Fee

$75/night May-Sept; $60/night Oct-Apr

Getting There

Coordinates
Latitude: 55.58583333
Longitude: -131.5408333

Photos

Heckman Lake Cabin