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Description

Single-level hunter-style cabin.

Facilities

2 single bunks, 1 double bunk, Wooden table and benches, Oil heater (#1 stove oil only), Wood stove, Pit-type outhouse. Water is available from a small stream near the cabin. Treat all water before using.

Capacity

4

Area

Mainland, Thomas Bay

Location

In Spurt Cove, north shore of Thomas Bay, mainland northeast of Petersburg.

Access

18 miles (29 km) by boat or 16 miles (26 km) by float plane from Petersburg

Terrain

Area around cabin predominantly sloping, with some steep bluffs.

Special Features

Halibut, king salmon fishing; trout fishing in beaver ponds behind cabin. Orca whales and porpoises. 1.1 mile moderately difficult trail to Spurt Lake starts 1/4 mile northeast; trailhead marked by red/white diamond. Access difficult without boat). Thomas Bay area offers numerous options for single and multi-day trips: Baird, Muddy and Patterson Glaciers, Scenery Cove and Cosmos Mountain Range. Kayaking in protected waters of Thomas Bay.

Season Of Use

Year-round

Managing Agency

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.

Rowboat

No

Stove

Oil heater, wood stove

More Info

Oil stove is for heating only. Cabin accessible at any tide, but take care if entering at high tide; boats go dry quickly.

USGS Topo Map

Sumdum A-3

Rental Fee

$40 per night May-Sep; $25 per night Oct-Apr

Getting There

Coordinates
Latitude: 57.03555556
Longitude: -132.8772222

Spurt Cove Cabin