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Description

16ft x 16ft (5 m x 5 m) modified A-frame cabin with sleeping loft, wrap-around deck, wooden cooler box for food storage.

Facilities

2 single plywood bunks (1 with trundle), Wooden table and benches, Sleeping loft, Broom, Wood stove, Woodshed (wood provided), Outhouse toilet, Axe or splitting maul. Water is available from a catchment. Treat all water before using.

Capacity

7

Area

Stikine River, Stikine-LeConte Wilderness

Location

S side of Little Dry Island on Stikine River tideflats.

Access

Shallow draft boat with 15ft tide, float plane with 17ft tide; 12 miles (19 km) from Wrangell, 7 miles (11 km) from Banana Point boat launch ramp on Mitkof Island

Terrain

Relatively flat with grass, shrubs on tideflats; cabin on low rock outcrop between tideflats, spruce-hemlock forest.

Special Features

Good bird viewing (spring, fall migrations). Waterfowl hunting (fall). Waterfowl, shorebirds, bald eagles, owls, hawks in area. Wildflowers (May-June). Located in Stikine-LeConte Wilderness

Season Of Use

No

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. Rubber boots recommended. It's a good idea to bring your own water.

Rowboat

No

Stove

Wood

More Info

DO NOT leave any food when vacating the cabin. Pack out what you bring in.

USGS Topo Map

Petersburg C-2

Getting There

Coordinates
Latitude: 56.61916667
Longitude: -132.5116667

Photos

Little Dry Island Cabin