Port Chalmers Cabin

Area Status: Open
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A 12 x 14-foot rustic cabin.

Sleeps 6, table, wood stove, oil stove, splitting maul, saw, rainwater catchment barrel, and outhouse.

No running water, electricity, mattress or bedding, cooking utensils, cut firewood or stove oil.

At a Glance

Reservations:

Cabin reservations can be made by calling 1-877-444-6777 (518-885-3639 overseas)  or visiting www.recreation.gov. Cabin reservations (check-in  & check out time) are from noon to noon.

Closest Towns: Cordova, Seward
Water: rainwater barrel
Restroom: outhouse
Information Center:

Cordova Ranger District
P.O.Box 280, Cordova, AK 99574
(907) 424-7661

General Information

Directions:

Cabin is on southern end of Port Chalmers on the NW side of Montague Island. Access is by floatplane (40 minutes from Cordova, 60 minutes from Seward) or boat (65 miles from Cordova, 70 miles from Whittier, 100 miles from Seward).

Best access at high tide. Click here for local tide information. (Click Predictions for Port Chalmers on Montague Island in Prince William Sound.) Winter access may be difficult due to pan ice in bay.


General Notes:

Inclement weather conditions may cause an extension of your trip during any time of the year and winter access can be difficult due to snow and ice conditions. Bring extra supplies to last 2-5 days. Bring initial supply of water. Boil surface water 5 minutes before drinking. Bringing a personal cooking stove is recommended. Remember to pack out your trash. You can contact a U.S. Forest Service office to receive more detailed information on safety precautions.


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Occupancy of Forest Service cabins is by permit only ($35 per night per party). Reservations may be made up to 180 days in advance by calling (877)444-6777 toll free, (518)885-3639 for overseas or via internet at www.recreation.gov.

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