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Description

Hunter style cabin, 14 feet by 12 feet.

Facilities

4 single wooden bunks, Table, Oil heater, Food cupboard, 12-foot skiff with oars, Log book, Broom and dustpan, Cooking counter and shelves, Outhouse. Water is available from the lake. Treat all water before using.

Capacity

4

Area

Yakutat Forelands

Location

40 miles (64 km) southeast of Yakutat on southeast shore of Square.

Access

Float plane.

Terrain

Flat and very wet. Hip boots are recommended for hiking in this area. Area around the cabin is predominantly muskeg with interspersed stands of Sitka spruce and willow/alder.

Special Features

Fair sportfishing for cutthroat trout and coho salmon. Fair to good moose and brown bear hunting, excellent waterfowl hunting. Trumpeter swans nest at head of lake each summer and should not be disturbed.

Season Of Use

Year-round

Managing Agency

Tongass National Forest

What To Bring

Fuel (#1 Stove oil), personal flotation devices, sleeping bags, sleeping pads, cooking stove, lantern, pots, pans, plates, utensils, food, toilet paper, garbage bags and fire extinguisher. It's a good idea to bring your own water.

Rowboat

Yes

Stove

Oil (#1 stove oil)

More Info

There may be no charter float planes available in Yakutat.

USGS Topo Map

Yakutat A-2

Rental Fee

$25 per night

Getting There

Coordinates
Latitude: 59.23166667
Longitude: -138.7127778

Photos

Square Lake Cabin