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Description

Rustic style 12ft x 14ft Pan-Abode log cabin.

Facilities

2 single plywood bunks, 2 double plywood bunks, Table and benches, Wood stove and firewood, Cooking counter, Food cupboard and shelves, Broom, Outhouse toilet, Wood shed, Axe, maul and wedge, 14ft aluminum skiff with oars and NO life jackets. Water is available from nearby creek. Treat all water before using.

Capacity

6

Area

Revillagigedo Island north of Ketchikan

Location

20 miles (32 km) north of Ketchikan within the Naha River drainage, at the north end of Patching.

Access

Float plane. May be inaccessible in fall, winter and early spring due to frozen lake surface (float planes cannot land).

Terrain

Old-growth cedar, Sitka spruce, and western hemlock rain forest.

Special Features

Beautiful site where the Naha River flows from Chamberlain Lake into Patching Lake. No trail to Chamberlain Lake. Resident cutthroat trout in Patching and Chamberlain Lakes. Sitka blacktail deer, black bear, beaver, and wolf, geese and trumpeter swans.

Season Of Use

April through October

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

Please conserve firewood; supplied firewood is for wood stove use only. Skiff uses short shaft motor (not provided).

USGS Topo Map

Ketchikan C-5

Rental Fee

$60 per night May-Sep; $45 per night Oct-Apr

Getting There

Coordinates
Latitude: 55.61833333
Longitude: -131.4833333

Photos

Patching Lake Cabin