Cedar, hunter-style cabin.
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.
Mouth of Kah Sheets Creek, south end of Kupreanof Island.
Boat or plane, 24 miles (39 km) from Petersburg
Mostly flat muskeg; 776ft (236 m) hill between bay and Kah Sheets Lake (Lake at 100ft (30 m) elevation).
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
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.
Oil heater, wood stove
Oil heater for heating purposes only; burns #1 heating oil. 14ft tide required to reach cabin.
USGS Topo Map
Petersburg C-4, C-3
$40/night May-Sept; $25/night Oct-Apr