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Description

Rustic style 12ft x 14ft Pan-Abode log cabin built in 1973 and moved to its current location in 1985.

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, Roof water collection system, Mooring buoy, Treat all water before using.

Capacity

6

Area

West shore of Gravina Island, southwest of Ketchikan

Location

15 air miles (24 km) and 25 water miles (40 km) from Ketchikan, on the south shore of Phocena Bay.

Access

Float plane or boat

Terrain

Fairly flat terrain with very large tide flat in front of the cabin at low tide.

Special Features

Spectacular view of Chapin Peak and the Puppet Mountains from cabin deck. Relatively easy hiking in the area to explore nearby tide pools and forest. Ling cod, red snapper, halibut, and salmon outside the bay. Humpback and killer whales in Clarence Strait.

Season Of Use

Year-round

Managing Agency

Tongass National Forest

What To Bring

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

No

Stove

Wood

More Info

Please conserve firewood; supplied firewood is for wood stove use only. Collect your own beach/driftwood for campfires. Cabin reservation does not give exclusive use of the buoy. Buoy is on a first-come, first-serve basis; more than one vessel is allowed if first party there agrees.

USGS Topo Map

Ketchikan A-6

Rental Fee

$75/night May-Sept; $60/night Oct-Apr

Getting There

Coordinates
Latitude: 55.17638889
Longitude: -131.8044444

Photos

Phocena Bay Cabin