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Description

12ft x 14ft (3.66 m x 4.25 m) Pan-Abode cabin with partly covered front porch, wooden cooler box for food storage.

Facilities

2 single plywood bunks, 2 double plywood bunks, Wood stove, Wooden table and benches, Broom, Outhouse toilet, Woodshed (wood provided), Splitting maul, Skiff and oars (NO personal flotation devices provided). Water available from stream behind cabin. Treat all water before using.

Capacity

4

Area

Mainland

Location

Upper end of Marten.

Access

By float plane 25 miles (40km) SE of Wrangell

Terrain

Flat valley bottom around cabin, steep mountains rising from lake edge; Sitka spruce, western hemlock forest.

Special Features

Brown and black bear, mountain goat hunting Cutthroat trout, Dolly Varden fishing in Marten, Clay Lakes, steelhead in lower Marten Creek. Sand beach in front of cabin. Scenic views of Marten Lake, adjacent mountains.

Season Of Use

Year-round

Managing Agency

Tongass National Forest

What To Bring

Personal flotation devices, 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

NOTE: Cabin floor may flood after periods of extremely heavy rainfall. Users must provide personal flotation devices and secure skiff before leaving cabin.

USGS Topo Map

Bradfield B-6

Getting There

Coordinates
Latitude: 56.27916667
Longitude: -131.8486111

Photos

Marten Lake Cabin