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Description

This is a Pan Abode style cabin, 14 feet x 16 feet plus a large deck.

Facilities

2 single wooden bunks, 2 double bunks (total capacity is 6 people), Table and benches, Wood stove, Cooking counter, Food cupboard and shelves, Broom and dustpan, Propane wall furnace, Cooler, Log book, Deck, Picnic table, Outhouse, Shovel and bucket, Wood shed, Axe, maul and wedge, Emergency signal.

Capacity

6

Area

East side of Windfall Lake

Location

On the east side of windfall Lake, 17 miles northwest of Juneau. The trailhead is at the end of Herbert River Road, 26 Mile Glacier Highway.

Access

Cabin access is via 3.3 mile windfall Lake Trail, a flat trail which connects with the Montana Creek Trail, or by floatplane or snowmachine. A large deck provides for outside activities adjacent to the cabin.

Special Features

The lake has salmon, small trout, beavers, and waterfowl. Fishing in Windfall Creek and Windfall Lake. Check Alaska Department of Fish and Game regulations. Skis or snowshoes are recommended in winter. Cross-country skiing is good in winter, with undeveloped trail route to Spaulding Meadows (map and compass are recommended). Note: Cabin is open to the public as a warming shelter from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Season Of Use

Year-round

Managing Agency

Tongass National Forest

What To Bring

Bring your own sleeping bags, sleeping pads, cooking stove, lantern, pots, pans, plates, utensils, food, toilet paper, garbage bags and fire extinguisher. The cabin is heated by a propane wall furnace, with propane furnished by the Forest Service. Wood is not provided for the wood stove.

Rowboat

No

Stove

Wood stove

More Info

Water is available from Windfall Lake. Treat all water before using. Bears frequent the area.

USGS Topo Map

Juneau C-3

Rental Fee

$75 per night

Getting There

Coordinates
Latitude: 58.50916667
Longitude: -134.7227778

Photos

Windfall Lake Cabin