Karta Lake Cabin Site Lookout/cabin

  

Karta Lake Cabin

Pan Abode cedar log cabin (12'x12') on Karta Lake in the Karta Wilderness. Nestled in a mature second growth forest of spruce, hemlock, and cedar with surrounding views of snow-capped peaks. Connected to Karta Wilderness Trail. Fishing, hiking, and wildlife watching popular. Winter and spring steelhead runs. Cutthroat, rainbow trout, dolly Varden, 4 species of salmon. Sitka black-tailed deer, wolves, black bear, otter, mink, marten common. Heavy concentration of ducks, shore birds. Cabin sleeps 6, oil stove (uses #1 diesel, not supplied), outhouse, rowboat. Bring your own #1 diesel (highest setting uses 0.2 gal/hour), flotation devices, sleeping bags, sleeping pads, cooking stove, lantern, pots, pans, plates, utensils, food, toilet paper, garbage bags, and fire starter. It's a good idea to bring your own water. Please take your fuel container with you when you leave. Practice Leave No Trace principals in this unique Wilderness.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Check in/out at noon
Reservations: Reservation required, www.recreation.gov
Fees $45/Night 5/1 - 9/30; $25/Night 10/1- 4/30
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Thorne Bay, Hollis
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1)
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions: Located on the north shore of Karta Lake, 34 air miles (87 km) NW of Ketchikan, 22 miles (35 km) from Craig. Accessible by float plane or boat and 1.5 mile (2.4 km) trail (rated More Difficult) from Karta Bay.

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Fire Danger Level: Low
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Location

 
  Latitude : 
55.561083
  Longitude : 
-132.611083
  Elevation : 
200