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Description

Rustic hunter style 12ft x 14ft cabin with an open deck in front.

Facilities

2 single plywood bunks, 2 double plywood bunks, Table and benches, Wood stove and firewood, Cooking counter, Food cupboard and shelves, Broom, Outhouse toilet, Axe, maul and wedge, Mooring buoy. Water is available from a creek near the cabin. Treat all water before using.

Capacity

6

Area

Island in Misty Fiords National Monument east of Ketchikan

Location

On salt water, 30 air miles (48 km) or 45 miles (72 km) by water east of Ketchikan on the east arm of Behm Canal between Rudyerd and Smeaton Bays.

Access

Float plane or boat.

Special Features

Scenic attractions within easy boating distance: Rudyerd Bay, Walker Cove, Chickamin River, Smeaton Bay, and the entire East Behm Canal. Trails to fresh water streams and lakes, and hunting areas accessible by boat.

Season Of Use

Year-round

Managing Agency

Tongass National Forest

What To Bring

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

No

Stove

Wood

More Info

Mooring buoy provided. Cabin reservation does not include exclusive use of the buoy. Buoy is on a first-come, first-serve basis; however, mooring of more than one vessel is allowed, provided the first party there agrees. Please conserve firewood; supplied firewood is for wood stove use only. Collect your own beach/driftwood for campfires. Cabin lies within the Misty Fiords National Monument Wilderness. Please Leave No Trace of your visit.

USGS Topo Map

Ketchikan B-3

Getting There

Coordinates
Latitude: 55.455
Longitude: -130.9058333

Photos

Winstanley Island Cabin