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Description

Barrier-free modified A-frame cabin with wheelchair-accessible wooden access walkway and outhouse.

Facilities

2 single bunks, Large sleeping loft, Woodstove, Wood table and benches, Cooking counter, Pit-type outhouse, Mooring Buoy. Water available from small stream 1/2 mile west of cabin. Treat all water before using.

Capacity

6

Area

Portage Bay on Kupreanof Island

Location

Mouth of Portage Bay on Kupreanof Island.

Access

18 miles (29 km) by float plane or 24 miles (39 km) by boat from Petersburg

Terrain

Flat with mixed spruce and hemlock forest. Large expanses of gravel beach.

Special Features

Boat ramp, cabin outhouse, and access wheelchair accessible. Excellent beach hiking. Black bear, waterfowl, humpback whales in area. King salmon, coho salmon and halibut fishing in Frederick Sound.

Season Of Use

Year-round

Managing Agency

Tongass National Forest

What To Bring

Fuel for the oil heater (#1 stove oil or kerosene only), 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

Wood (supplied but not guaranteed)

More Info

Stove works well for heating, cooking. Strong tidal currents near cabin.

USGS Topo Map

Sumdum A-4, A-5, Petersburg D-5, D-4

Rental Fee

$50 / night

Getting There

Coordinates
Latitude: 57.0088889
Longitude: -133.3319444

Photos

West Point Cabin