John Muir Cabin

  

John Muir Cabin

This 15’ x 12’ chalet-style log cabin has two double bunks on the first floor and two bunks that can sleep six on the second floor. Other amenities include a table with benches, wood stove, broom and dustpan, snow shovel, propane furnace and a ramp and hardened trail to the vault toilet. Propane is provided. Water, firewood and electricity are not provided. Water is available from a nearby stream, but guests should be sure to treat water before drinking or cooking with it (water safety tips). It is recommended that guests bring their own water supply. Cooking facilities are not available. Visitors should pack sleeping bags, sleeping pads, a cooking stove, lanterns or flashlights, cookware, plates, utensils, food, toilet paper, garbage bags, a fire extinguisher and fire starter. Visitors are expected to pack out trash and clean the cabin before leaving. 

At a Glance

Operational Hours: This cabin is open to public use daily from 10am to 5pm
Fees $35/Night for single unit
Open Season: 01/01
Usage: Heavy
Closest Towns: Juneau, AK
Water: No
Restroom: vault toilet
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions: The cabin is 13 miles northwest of Juneau near Auke Bay. The trailhead is at 12.3 mile Glacier Highway. Access cabin by hiking, cross-country skiing, or snowshoeing over the 3-mile, partially planked Auke Nu Trail through muskeg, with 1500-foot elevation gain.

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