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Samsing Cove Cabin

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



Samsing Cove Cabin Reservations



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General Description

24'x30' two-level cabin that sleeps about 15 people. Loft area accessible by stairs. It is equipped with two double/two single plywood bunks, two large tables, benches, oil stove for heat, and outhouse. It has no mattresses or cooking utensils. Cabin users should bring sleeping bags, pads, cookstove, cooking gear, and food. Bring #1 oil for the stove (10 gallons for a 3-day stay). Cabin was built and donated in 1991 by Roger and Judy Sudnikovich of S&S Construction in Sitka. For boat or air charters, contact the Sitka Convention and Visitors Bureau at 907-747-5940 or www.Sitka.org. RESTRICTIONS : Brown bear frequent the area, rain gear and boots are recommended, cabin is not maintained in winter. SETTING: Spruce and hemlock forest with rocky shore and gravel beach. ACTIVITIES: Wildlife viewing, saltwater fishing. Access by boat ONLY. There is a floating dock in front of the cabin. There are NO discounts for Golden Age and Golden Passports for Alaska cabin rentals. The person holding the reservation must be 18 and must be a member of the party using the cabin. 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.

Reservations can be made the day of arrival or up to 180 days in advance. Treat or boil water before drinking. All garbage and food must be packed out. Occasionally poor weather can result in delayed arrivals or extended stays, and cabin users should be prepared for this.

Directions: Accessible year round, weather permitting. Located 5.5 miles south of Sitka, on the shore of Samsing Cove off Sitka Sound. Access by boat takes about 20 minutes from Sitka. For geographic features surrounding the refer to USGS topographic maps Port Alexander D-5 and D-4.

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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