16ft x 16ft (5 m x 5 m) A-frame cabin with sleeping loft, partially covered front porch, wooden cooler box for foot storage.
2 single bunks (1 with trundle), Sleeping loft, Wooden table and benches, Broom, Oil space heater (#1 stove oil only, NOT provided), Outhouse toilet. Water available from small stream near cabin. Treat all water before using.
Mainland, Stikine River, Stikine-LeConte Wilderness
2 miles (3.25 km) downriver from the U.S. - Canada border near confluence of Clearwater Slough and Stikine River.
By shallow draft boat 32 miles (51.5 km) northeast from Wrangell up the Stikine River. Short boardwalk trail and staircase from river shore to cabin.
Moderately steep in front, steep granite rock faces behind; surrounding forest of Sitka spruce, western hemlock with cottonwood at river edge.
Spectacular views up river toward border, including Elbow, Whitehead Mountains, others in Coastal Range. Brown bear, black bear, moose, mountain goat in adjacent mountains Cutthroat trout and Dolly Varden in nearby streams Beautiful scenery; located in the Stikine-LeConte Wilderness.
Season Of Use
Tongass National Forest
What To Bring
#1 stove oil, 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.
14ft or higher tide generally required to cross Stikine River tideflats. Local knowledge of river conditions and experience operating shallow draft boats may allow crossing tideflats on smaller tides. Occasionally poor weather can result in extended stays; users should be prepared for this. Space heater does not have cook top or oven; can be used for food warming, not for high temperature cooking. Cabin in Stikine-LeConte Wilderness; please observe Wilderness ethics, pack out what you pack in.
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