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Description

15ft x 17ft Pan Abode style cabin with sleeping loft reached by staircase. Small deck in front.

Facilities

1 double plywood bunk, 1 single plywood bunk, Sleeping loft, Table and benches, Wood stove, Cooking counter, Broom, Outhouse toilet, Axe or splitting maul. Water available from nearby stream, 100 feet (30 m) away from cabin. Treat all water before using.

Capacity

6

Area

Baranof Island

Location

12 miles (19 km) south of Sitka on Baranof Island.

Access

10-minute float plane ride or a 40-minute boat ride from Sitka.

Terrain

Natural clearing surrounded by dense spruce and hemlock forest. Gently sloping sand pebble beach from water to cabin.

Special Features

Cabin faces southeast overlooking a peaceful cove. To the southeast are vistas of snow-capped peaks overlooking Redoubt Bay. Fishing for sockeye and coho salmon during August at Redoubt Lake, about 30 minutes away by boat. Popular Goddard Hot Springs is about 8 miles (13 km) or a 20-minute boat ride to the south. Deer and brown bear. Deer hunting is possible in season.

Season Of Use

Year-round

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 and raingear and rubber boots. It's a good idea to bring your own water.

Rowboat

No

Stove

Wood

More Info

While cabin location offers safe protected boat anchorage, occasionally area does experience high wind gusts from the southeast or from Redoubt Lake area. Mooring buoy available on first-come, first-served basis. Cabin not maintained during the winter; wood can be in short supply. DO NOT leave food behind when vacating this cabin. Pack out all gear that you bring. Cabin built in 1998 by local volunteers.

USGS Topo Map

Port Alexander D-5, D-4

Rental Fee

$50 per night

Getting There

Coordinates
Latitude: 56.87916667
Longitude: -135.3413889

Photos

Kanga Bay Cabin