Description

2 Rustic cabins. 20' x 24' and 14' x 16'

Facilities

Includes six standard twin- sized wooden bunks, a table with benches, a wood stove, fire extinguisher, info bulletin board, and a pit toilet. Includes 1 standard twin-size wooden bunk, 1 standard double wooden bunk, a table with benches, a wood stove, fire extinguisher, info bulletin board, and a pit toilet.

Capacity

6 and 3

Area

Wrangell Mountains

Location

Cabins are located 14 miles east of McCarthy on a gravel bar of the Chitistone River surrounded by towering cliffs.

Access

Plane or snowmachine

Special Features

Spectacular scenery, short local hikes along old mining trails on nearby hillsides

Season Of Use

All year

Managing Agency

Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve

What To Bring

Head nets are strongly encouraged during June, July, and August. You are responsible for providing your own supplies, such as: food, bedding, maps, compass, matches, and warm clothing.

Rowboat

No

Stove

Wood

More Info

Obtain firewood from dead and down wood.

USGS Topo Map

McCarthy (B- 4)

Rental Fee

None. Use is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Getting There

Coordinates
Latitude: 61.452471
Longitude: -142.486578

Peavine Cabins 1, 2 & Airstrip