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Description

A rustic log cabin with counter space, a table, benches and a wood stove for heat. Sleeps eight, with bunks for six. Other features include splitting maul and saw, outhouse—and a rowboat equipped with oars for exploring the lake.

Facilities

There is no potable water available. All water taken from the lake should be treated or boiled before using.

Capacity

Up to 8 people

Area

Swan Lake

Location

The cabin is located north of Sterling Highway, set back from the eastern tip of Swan Lake.

Access

Access is by float plane or hiking. From Resurrection Pass Trail South Trailhead, hike 12.8 miles to the cabin or take a floatplane (30 minutes from Moose Pass, 15 minutes from Cooper Landing).

Terrain

The cabin is surrounded by a spruce and birch forest with views of the lake and nearby mountains.

Special Features

You can enjoy boating and fishing for rainbow trout, lake trout, Dolly Varden and sockeye salmon in Swan Lake. Berry picking is a fun activity mid-July through mid-September when the native berries ripen. In season, you can hunt for moose, black and brown bears, Dall sheep, mountain goats, caribou and wolves in the surrounding forest.

Seasons of Use

Year-round

Managing Agency

Chugach National Forest

What to Bring

Bring sleeping bags and pads, a cook stove, cooking gear and food.

Row Boat

Yes

Stove

Wood

USGS Topo Map

Seward C8

Getting There

Coordinates
Latitude: 60.614944
Longitude: -149.841426

Photos

Swan Lake Cabin Seward