Modified A-frame cabin.
Sleeping loft, Two single bunks, Wooden table and benches, Oil heater (#1 stove oil), Pit-type outhouse, Rowboat. Water is available from a small stream near the cabin. Treat all water before using.
Petersburg Creek - Duncan Salt Chuch Wilderness, Kupreanof Island
15 air miles (24 km), 40 water miles (64 km) from Petersburg on east side of Duncan Canal Salt Chuck on northern Kupreanof Island.
Float plane or boat from Petersburg or Wrangell. 14ft tide needed to reach cabin; rapids south of the Salt Chuck navigable only at high slack tide.
Flat, wooded land around cabin.
Cabin is in Petersburg Creek - Duncan Salt Chuck Wilderness.
Season Of Use
Tongass National Forest
What To Bring
Fuel for the oil heater (#1 stove oil or kerosene only), 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.
Oil (#1 stove oil)
Fishing for Steelhead trout, Coho salmon; hunting for bear, grouse, waterfowl. Portage Mountain Loop Trail, which links Salt Chuck East to Portage Bay and Petersburg Lake Cabins, passes behind the cabin. (See Petersburg Ranger District Hiking Trails guide).
USGS Topo Map
Petersburg D-4; Petersburg C-3, C-4, D-3, D-5
$35/night May-Sept; $25/night Oct-Apr