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Description

16ft x 12ft Pan Abode style cabin.

Facilities

4 single wooden bunks, Table, Wood stove, Food cupboard, Axe, Cooking counter and shelves, Log book, Broom and dustpan, Outhouse, Wood supply (rounds), 12-foot skiff with oars. Water is available from the lake. Treat all water before using.

Capacity

4

Area

Russell Fiord Wilderness

Location

14 miles (22.5 km) northeast of Yakutat on the southeast shore of Situk.

Access

Float plane (there may be no charter float planes available in Yakutat) or by two trails. Unmaintained 6-mile (9.5 km) trail from near Forest Highway 10 Nine-Mile Bridge area can be very wet, with standing water 12 inches deep. 3-mile (5 km) trail from end of Eastgate Road can also be very wet.

Terrain

Relatively flat. Cabin surrounded by old-growth Sitka spruce forest.

Special Features

Outstanding fishing for king, sockeye, coho, and pink salmon; steelhead, rainbow trout and dolly varden. Moose, brown and black bear, bald eagles, trumpeter swans and waterfowl nesting.

Season Of Use

Year-round

Managing Agency

Tongass National Forest

Canoes

Yes

Stove

Wood

More Info

Cabin is in Russell Fiord Wilderness.

USGS Topo Map

Yakutat C-4

Rental Fee

$45 per night

Getting There

Coordinates
Latitude: 59.63
Longitude: -139.3958333

Photos

Situk Lake Cabin