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Description

12ft x 14ft Pan-Abode log cabin.

Facilities

2 single plywood bunks, 2 double plywood bunks, Table and benches, Wood stove, Cooking bench, Broom, Outhouse toilet, Axe/maul/splitting wedges Maul and saw, 14ft aluminum skiff with oars - flotation devices NOT provided. Water available from lake. Treat all water before using.

Capacity

6

Area

North Prince of Wales Island

Location

North shore Salmon Bay Lake, 35 air miles (56 km) from Wrangell, 55 miles (61 km) from Craig, 84 air miles (113 km) from Ketchikan.

Access

Float plane. Boat/trail access only at highest tides; 1.5 mile (2.5 km) trail not recommended as it requires wading across a stream (dangerous in high waters), then, 1-mile skiff ride to cabin.

Terrain

Large sandy beach in front, rolling terrain with old growth spruce, hemlock, and cedar.

Special Features

Good fishing for cutthroat, Dolly Varden. Good hunting for Sitka black-tail deer. Swimming, beach activities during warmer summer months on large sandy beach with good southern exposure. Trail from upper reaches of lake to Salmon Bay.

Season Of Use

Year-round (may be inaccessible due to frozen lake surface in fall, winter, early spring)

Managing Agency

Tongass National Forest

What To Bring

Bring your own 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

Occasionally, poor weather can result in extended stays; cabin users should be prepared for this.

USGS Topo Map

Petersburg A-4, B-4

Rental Fee

$40/night May-Sept; $25/night Oct-Apr

Getting There

Coordinates
Latitude: 56.2625
Longitude: -133.1925

Photos

Salmon Bay Lake Cabin