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Turner Lake (east) Cabin

Reservation Phone Number: 877-444-6777
Reservation Status: Accepted
Reservation System: National Reservation System



Turner Lake (east) Cabin Reservations



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General Description

This cabin is located on the East Side of Turner Lake away from Taku Inlet It has a long narrow fjord-like lake surrounded by steep mountains, a Spruce and hemlock forest, black and brown bear, waterfowl and fish. Cabin is equipped with wooden bunks, table benches, oil stove for heat and an It does not have mattresses or cooking utensils. Cabin users should bring their own sleeping bags, pads,cook stoves,cooking gear and food. Oil stove uses #1 stove oil (#1 diesel) to be supplied by user. For a list of stove oil suppliers for the Juneau and Skagway area call (907) 586-8800. Fuel consumption is approximately 1 gal/day with stove on low setting. The person holding the reservation 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. Cabin is primitive, with the few amenities listed above. There are NO discounts for Golden Age or Golden Passports for Alaska cabin rentals. 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. Occasionally poor weather can result in extended stays, and cabin users should be prepared for this. Lake is catch and release only for cutthroat trout. Lake is not normally ice free until early June.

Lake or stream water must be boiled or treated before drinking In fall, winter, and early spring, the cabin may be inaccessible due to frozen lake surface (floatplanes cannot land). Please contact the local Forest Service Ranger District office for information prior to making reservations during these periods. All garbage and food must be packed out.

Directions: Located 24 miles east of Juneau, Alaska, cabin is at the east end of Turner Lake. Access by floatplane only.

Seasonal Information:
Normal Services Available: May-2003 through 9-30-2003 .



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Tongass National Forest: Chatham Area, 204 Siginaka Way , Sitka, AK, 99835

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