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Description

Hunter Style cabin, 12 feet by 16 feet.

Facilities

4 single wooden bunks, Table, Fuel oil heater, Food cupboard, Log book, Broom and dustpan, Cooking counter and shelves, Outhouse, Meat shed (12ft x 12ft)

Capacity

4

Area

Yakutat Forelands

Location

30 miles (48 km) southeast of Yakutat, 200 feet (61 m) from Dangerous River.

Access

By 4-mile trail from Dangerous River Bridge at end of Forest Highway 10 or by boat on the Dangerous River.

Terrain

Flat and wet. Vegetation around cabin is mainly brush with open areas and small willow/alder thickets, scattered cottonwood.

Special Features

Excellent moose hunting. Brown and black bear common. Spectacular view of Dangerous River with gull nesting colonies on many gravel bars. Sandhill cranes and geese in vicinity during spring and fall migration.

Season Of Use

Year-round

Managing Agency

Tongass National Forest

What To Bring

Fuel for the oil heater (#1 stove oil), drinking water, sleeping bags, sleeping pads, cooking stove, lantern, pots, pans, plates, utensils, food, toilet paper, garbage bags, fire extinguisher and fire starter. Gallon of fuel lasts 2-10 hours, depending on setting. Five-gallon fuel tank (without fuel) provided at cabin.

Rowboat

No

Stove

Oil (#1 stove oil)

More Info

Dangerous River is a large glacial river with numerous logjams, sandbars, and floating ice. Strongly recommend using a jet boat. Use of non-powered boats not recommended.

USGS Topo Map

Yakutat B-3

Getting There

Coordinates
Latitude: 59.41333333
Longitude: -139.0938889

Photos

Middle Dangerous River Cabin