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Berners Bay Cabin

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



Berners Bay Cabin Reservations



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General Description

Cabin is equipped with wooden bunks, table, benches, wood stove for heat and an outside toilet. It does not have mattresses or cooking utensils. Anyone making reservations beginning April 22, 2001, will need to bring #1 stove oil (#1 diesel) with them. Cabin users should bring their own sleeping bags, pads, cook stoves, cooking gear and food. The person holding the reservation must be 18. No commercial use allowed. From 5/1 to 9/30 the maximum length of reservation is 7 days. From 10/1 to 4/30 the maximum length of reservation is 10 days. There are NO discounts for Golden Age and Golden Access Passports for Alaska cabin rentals.

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.
Brown and black bears frequent the area.
Mooring buoy tackle goes dry at 0ft. low tide. Consult your local tide tables.
All water should be boiled.
Open fires in fire ring only.
Collect dead/down wood only.
Cabin is primitive, no amenities except oil stove and outhouse.

Restrictions: Be sure to secure small watercraft above high tide line.

Activities: Hiking, hunting, boating.

Proximity: Large bay off Lynn Canal, cabin is south of mouth of Antler River. Beautiful scenery, view of Chilkat Mountains.

Wildlife: Marine mammals, waterfowl, black bear, brown bear, moose.

There are No discounts for Golden Age and 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. All garbage and food must be packed out.

Directions: Located 37 miles northwest of Juneau. Cabin is on shore of Berners Bay, 8 miles north from boat launch at Echo Cove at mile 40 Glacier Highway. Access by boat and 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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