12ft x 12ft Pan-Abode precut cedar log cabin.
2 single sleeping platforms, 2 double sleeping platforms, Wood stove, Wooden table and benches, Cooking counter, Shelves, cupboard space, Broom, 14ft aluminum skiff with oars - flotation devices NOT provided. Water available from lake. Treat all water before using.
Prince of Wales Island
54 air miles (87 km) from Ketchikan, 27 miles (43 km) from Craig, along Honker Divide Canoe Route between Hatchery Creek Bridge and Thorne Bay. 6 miles (10 km) S of bridge on NE side of Honker54 air miles (87 km) from Ketchikan, 27 miles (43 km) from Craig, along Honker Divide Canoe Route between Hatchery Creek Bridge and Thorne Bay. 6 miles (10 km) S of bridge on NE side of Honker Lake (also known as Galea Lake).
Float plane or canoe along Honker Divide Canoe Route. Launch canoe at Hatchery Creek bridge. 6 miles to cabin takes 7-8 hours. Canoe route recommended at moderate to high water. Several portages and difficult upstream paddling.
Gently rolling with old growth spruce, hemlock, cedar forest. Understory generally dense with huckleberry and salmonberry bushes.
Abundant waterfowl, especially Canada geese (honkers). Good fishing in lake for cutthroat, rainbow, Dolly Varden; some coho, sockeye. Sitka black-tail deer, black bear, wolves. Scenic paddling in lake and along Honker Divide Canoe Route. Hike extensively along lake's edge.
Season Of Use
Tongass National Forest
What To Bring
Bring your own personal flotation devices, sleeping bags, sleeping pads, cooking stove, lantern, pots, pans, plates, utensils, food, toilet paper, garbage bags and fire starter. It's a good idea to bring your own water.
Cabin is remote and isolated. Occasionally poor weather can result in extended stays, and cabin users should be prepared for this. Canoe route recommended at moderate to high water. In fall, winter, and early spring, the cabin may be inaccessible due to frozen lake surface (float planes cannot land). Lake may be frozen as early as November 1st or as late as May 30.
USGS Topo Map
$30 per night May-Sep; $25 per night Oct-Apr