Cabin is equipped with wooden bunks, table, benches, propane stove for heat and 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 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 Access Passports for Alaskan cabin rentals. Activities: Hiking, skiing, berry picking. Glacial valley, spruce-hemlock forest with dense alder and willow patches, black and brown bear. Trail follows path of retreating glacier, go back in time through plant succession. Beautiful view of glacier, lake, and mountains. Access year round, trail hard to follow in winter. Propane wall furnace provided.
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. Open to public as a warming shelter daily from 10 am - 5 pm. Reservations are restricted to 2 consecutive nights maximum per stay. All garbage and food must be packed out.
Directions: Located 23 miles northwest of Juneau. Access by trail, 5 1/2 miles to cabin from Mile Marker 27.3 Glacier Highway. Trailhead is on north end of Eagle River Bridge, follows upstream on north side of Eagle River. Trail continues another 2 miles from cabin to Eagle Glacier.
Normal Services Available:
May-2003 through 9-30-2003 .