15'x17' cabin that sleeps 6 people. A large deck extends across front of cabin. Access by floatplane or boat. Mooring buoy available on first-come, first-serve basis. Chalet-style cabin is equipped with sleeping loft, wooden bunks, table, benches, wood stove for heat, and an outhouse. It has no mattresses or cooking utensils. Cabin users should bring sleeping bags, pads, cookstove, cooking gear, and food. Protected boat anchorage with occasional strong wind from southeast or from Redoubt Lake area. For boat or air charters, contact the Sitka Convention and Visitors Bureau at 907-747-5940 or www.Sitka.org. SETTING: Spruce and hemlock forest, sand pebble beach, snowcapped peaks to southeast, peaceful cove with good views. Deer, brown bear, and seabirds. 20 minute boat ride south to Goddard Hot Springs; public hot tubs, first-come/first-serve. ACTIVITIES: Hunting, fishing. 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 on the day of arrival or up to 180 days in advance. Treat of 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. Use of this cabin by a commercial operator, such as an outfitter or guide, is NOT allowed.
Directions: Accessible year round, weather permitting. Located 12 air miles south of Sitka on Baranof Island within Kanga Bay. From Sitka, floatplane access is 10 minutes, boat access is 40 minutes. For geographic features surrounding the cabin, refer to USGS topographic maps Port Alexander D-5 and D-4.
Normal Services Available:
May-2003 through 9-30-2003 .