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Description

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 shelve, Broom, Outhouse toilet, Axe, Maul and wedge, 14ft aluminum skiff with oars and NO life jackets. Water is available from the lake. Treat all water before using.

Capacity

6

Area

Mainland south of Boca de Quadra, Misty Fiords National Monument

Location

55 air miles (88 km) southeast of Ketchikan on the mainland south of Martin Arm.

Access

Float plane. May be inaccessible in fall, winter and early spring due to frozen lake surface (float planes cannot land).

Terrain

Cabin is located on a peninsula extending into the lake.

Special Features

An abandoned cannery site at the east end of the lake, and trail to saltwater. There is also a working fish weir, and a cabin used by Alaska Department of Fish and Game at the west end. This lake has good cutthroat, dolly varden, and salmon (sockeye) fishing.

Season Of Use

April through October

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 and fire starter. It's a good idea to bring your own water.

Rowboat

Yes

Stove

Wood

More Info

Please conserve firewood; supplied firewood is for wood stove use only. Please Leave No Trace of your visit.

USGS Topo Map

Ketchikan A-3

Rental Fee

$25 per night

Getting There

Coordinates
Latitude: 55.09416667
Longitude: -130.6444444

Photos

Hugh Smith Lake Cabin