Middle Ridge Cabin

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Description

This modern, spacious cabin is located on the road system, 11 miles south of Wrangell on the Zimovia Highway. Open year-round, it sleeps 6-8 and meets ADA disability requirements. Firewood and a splitting maul are provided for a wood stove heater. A gravel path leads to a dock at Newt Lake, where a skiff (and oars) are available for use. The lake supports cutthroat trout.

Facilities

1 double bunk, 1 single bunk, Wooden table and benches, two picnic tables, Fire ring, Outhouse toilet, Cooking counter, Woodshed (wood provided), Loft, Wood stove, ADA compliant

Capacity

8

Area

Mainland

Location

On Middle Ridge road in the Pat Creek valley on Wrangell Island.

Access

10.5 miles south of Wrangell on Zimovia Highway turn left on Pat's Creek road (6259). Continue 2.8 miles on road 6259 to road 50054 turn right, after 1 mile turn right onto road 50060 and follow for 3.5 miles until reaching cabin. Roads 50054 and 50060 are very rough and steep in places exceeding 15% grades with sharp switchbacks and few turnouts. RV's and vehicles towing trailers are not recommended.

Terrain

1500ft elevation in primarily muskeg in the immediate area with the surrounding area a mix of spruce, hemlock, cedar and lodge pole pine and a small lake below cabin.

Special Features

Wildlife viewing, deer and upland bird hunting, berry picking, great scenery, biking, swimming, ATV riding. During the winter months snow machining, skiing, and snowshoeing opportunities are extensive.

Season Of Use

Year-round

Managing Agency

Tongass National Forest

What To Bring

Cooking stove, sleeping bags and pads, food, toilet paper, garbage bags, cooking and eating utensils, pots, pans, drinking water, matches, lantern.

Rowboat

No

Stove

Wood

More Info

Access by vehicle typically possible from late May to early November. Snow machine/ski access during winter months.

USGS Topo Map

Petersburg B-1

Getting There

Coordinates
Latitude: 56.32472
Longitude: -132.27806

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