This saltwater cabin is located on the western shore of Church Bright, which is a small cove inside Gambier Bay. It is on the southeastern edge of Admiralty Island, just off Stephens Passage. The cabin is in a primitive setting with no electricity, plumbing, or phone. An A-frame cabin with a loft, it can sleep up to seven people. The cabin is equipped with wooden bunks, table, benches, is heated with a woodstove and has an outside toilet. It does not have mattresses or cooking utensils. Cabin users should bring their own sleeping bags, pads, cook stoves, cooking gear and food. The person holding the reservation for this cabin must be 18, and must be a member of the party using the cabin. Use of this cabin by a commercial operator such as an outfitter or guide, is NOT allowed. There are NO discounts for Golden Age or Golden Passports for Alaska cabin rentals. Access by floatplane or boat. This cabin is in a designated Wilderness area and access by helicopter is illegal. Reservations are restricted to a maximum stay of 7 consecutive nights per party for any one reservation May 1 - September 30 and a maximum stay of 10 consecutive nights per party October 1 - April 30.
You may reserve this cabin on the day of arrival, or up to 180 days in advance. Treat or boil water before consumption. Occasionally poor weather can result in extended stays, and cabin users should be prepared for this. NOTE: This cabin has recently had the oil stove removed and a woodstove installed in its place. All garbage and food must be packed out.
Directions: Located on the western shore of a small cove inside Gambier Bay. (Gambier Bay is a large bay on the southeastern side of Admiralty Island). One-way flight time from Juneau is approximately one hour. Access by boat from Stephens Passage; water distance to Juneau is approximately 70 miles. Accessible by floatplane or boat with mooring buoy. This cabin is in a designated Wilderness area, and access by helicopter is illegal.
Normal Services Available:
May-2003 through 9-30-2003 .