16ft x 20ft three-room Pan-Abode log cabin.
2 single plywood bunks, 2 double plywood bunks, Table and benches, Wood stove and firewood, Cooking counter, Ax/Maul/Splitting Wedges, Food cupboard and shelves, Broom, Outhouse toilet, Floating dock (state-maintained). Water is available from a creek next to the cabin. Treat all water before using.
Cleveland Peninsula north of Ketchikan
Behind Forss Island on west shore of Helm Bay, 24 miles (39 km) from Ketchikan or 12 miles (19 km) from the Clover Pass area.
Float plane or boat. State-maintained floating dock (not connected to the shore) near the cabin.
Old-growth Sitka spruce and western hemlock rain forest adjacent to a large salt water tide flat.
Area is especially noted for crab, salmon, halibut, and red snapper. Sitka blacktail deer, mountain goat, black bear, brown bear, and seals in area.
Season Of Use
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.
Please conserve firewood; supplied firewood is for wood stove use only. Collect your own beach/driftwood for campfires. Cabin reservation does not include exclusive use of the dock. Dock is on first-come, first-serve basis. More than one vessel is allowed if first party there agrees.
USGS Topo Map
$80/night May-Sept; $65/night Oct-Apr