Single level hunter-style cabin.
2 single bunks, Wooden table and benches, Oil heater (#1 stove oil only), Pit-type outhouse. Water is available from a creek 100 feet south of the cabin. Treat all water before using.
Eastern shore of Portage Bay, due east of Stop Island, northern Kupreanof Island.
15 miles (24 km) by float plane or 25 miles (40 km) by boat from Petersburg.
Hilly along eastern shore of Portage Bay, flat and rolling south and west of bay, with Portage Mountain rising to 3,577ft (1090 m) in background.
Excellent halibut fishing in mouth of Portage Bay. Coho and, pink salmon, steelhead, trout fishing in Portage Creek. Black bear, waterfowl, grouse hunting. Primitive 10.5 mile (17 km) Portage Mountain Trail connects cabin, Petersburg Lake cabin and Salt Chuck East cabin, though Goose Cove south of bay.
Season Of Use
Tongass National Forest
What To Bring
#1 diesel fuel, sleeping bags, sleeping pads, cooking stove, lantern, pots, pans, plates, utensils, food, toilet paper, garbage bags, fire extinguisher, fire starter and rubber boots. It's a good idea to bring your own water.
Stove for heating purposes only; burns #1 heating oil.
USGS Topo Map
Petersburg D-4, D-3, Sumdum A-4
$25 per night