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Description

Cedar, hunter-style cabin.

Facilities

4 single bunks, Wooden table and benches, Wood stove, Oil heater (#1 stove oil only), Pit-type outhouse. Water is available from the nearby creek. Treat all water before using.

Capacity

4

Area

Kupreanof Island

Location

Mouth of Kah Sheets Creek, south end of Kupreanof Island.

Access

Boat or plane, 24 miles (39 km) from Petersburg

Terrain

Mostly flat muskeg; 776ft (236 m) hill between bay and Kah Sheets Lake (Lake at 100ft (30 m) elevation).

Special Features

The name Kah Sheets derived from Tlingit term "by the fisheries." Excellent steelhead, trout, sockeye, coho and pink salmon fishing. Bear, grouse, and waterfowl hunting. Spring bird migration viewing on tide flat in bay. Easy 2.75 mile hike to Kah Sheets Lake on boardwalk trail. Two access trails lead to Upper and Lower Falls. Hiking on remains of old logging roads.

Season Of Use

Year-round

Managing Agency

Tongass National Forest

What To Bring

Fuel for the oil heater (#1 stove oil or kerosene only), 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

No

Stove

Oil heater, wood stove

More Info

Oil heater for heating purposes only; burns #1 heating oil. 14ft tide required to reach cabin.

USGS Topo Map

Petersburg C-4, C-3

Rental Fee

$40/night May-Sept; $25/night Oct-Apr

Getting There

Coordinates
Latitude: 56.53083333
Longitude: -133.14

Kah Sheets Bay Cabin