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Description

Rustic style 12ft x 14ft Pan Abode log cabin.

Facilities

2 single plywood bunks, 2 double plywood bunks, Table and benches, Oil stove (uses #1 fuel oil, NOT provided), Cooking counter, Food cupboard and shelves, Broom, mop and bucket, Outhouse toilet, 14ft aluminum skiff with oars and NO life jackets. Water is available from the lake. Treat all water before using.

Capacity

6

Area

Mainland in Misty Fiords National Monument east of Ketchikan

Location

44 air miles east of Ketchikan on the mainland north of Wilson Arm at the north end of Wilson Lake, elev. 256 feet.

Access

Float plane. May be inaccessible in fall, winter and early spring due to the frozen lake surface (float planes cannot land).

Terrain

Rugged terrain located overhead.

Special Features

A fishing paradise. Cabin lies on the north end of long and narrow glacially carved lake with rugged terrain looming overhead. Excellent cutthroat, dolly varden, and kokanee (land locked salmon) fishing at lake outlet. Mountain goat, Sitka blacktail deer, black bear, and brown bear.

Season Of Use

Year-round

Managing Agency

Tongass National Forest

What To Bring

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

Rowboat

Yes

Stove

Oil (#1 diesel only)

More Info

Please conserve firewood; supplied firewood is for wood stove use only. Please Leave No Trace of your visit.

USGS Topo Map

Ketchikan B-2, C-2

Rental Fee

$60 per night May-Sep; $45 per night Oct-Apr

Getting There

Coordinates
Latitude: 55.54027778
Longitude: -130.5233333

Photos

Wilson View Cabin