Neka Hot Springs Swimming Site

An accessible 0.2 mile boardwalk near milepost 9 on the forest road 8580 winds its way through a muskeg to the hot tub. Expect to see wildlife, and be on the lookout for brown bears which commonly use the area.

At a Glance

Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Hoonah
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (2)
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions: From Hoonah go by float plane or boat 16 miles southwest through Port Frederick to Eight Fathom Dock, then by land on Forest road 8580. This single-lane road is an adventure in itself. Hike, bike, ski or drive the nine miles to the trailhead.

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0.2 miles

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  Elevation : 
118 feet