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The cabin is extremely remote and secluded, its location requires visitors to be prepared to handle emergency situations.


Potable water is not available, water taken from the lake must be treated or boiled before consumption.


Up to 8 people


Paradise Lake


The cabin is located east of Seward Highway, on the eastern shore of Upper Paradise Lake at an elevation of about 1,340 feet.


The cabin is accessible only by floatplane (15 minutes from Moose Pass or 15 minutes from Seward) and access is extremely difficult in the winter when the lake freezes. To arrange floatplane transportation from Moose Pass, contact Scenic Mountain Air.


It sits in a forest of alder and willow trees. A trail to the cabin is not maintained, but offers very scenic views.

Special Features

The cabin offers seclusion and good fishing. A rowboat and oars provided at the cabin gives anglers excellent opportunities to catch grayling on the small, adjacent lake. Hunting is popular during designated seasons. The area is home to a all kinds of wildlife, including moose, black and brown bears and mountain goats. A good day hike leads to views of the majestic Wolverine Glacier.

Season of Use


Managing Agency

Chugach National Forest

What to Bring

Bring your own bedding and sleeping pads, flashlights, cooking gear, food, clothing and cooking utensils, and other necessities. All garbage and food must be packed out. You will also need to bring your own water for drinking, cooking and cleaning.





Getting There

Latitude: 60.36806
Longitude: -149.01222
Driving Directions

Upper Paradise Lake Cabin