Big Goat Shelter


Big Goat Lake Shelter

This is a rustic style 12' X 12' Pan Abode cabin that was constructed in 1964. It has sleeping space for 4 to 6 people. It is located in a lake-filled saddle surrounded by alpine cliffs. This cabin is located in the flightseeing path, with heavy daytime plane traffic May through August. This cabin is no longer available for reservation and is available on a first come first served basis. The cabin is no longer actively maintained by the Forest Service.

At a Glance

Reservations: Not available for reservation; First Come, First Served
Fees Free
Open Season: Year Round
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Ketchikan
Water: No
Restroom: No
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions: The cabin is approximately 45 air miles northeast of Ketchikan, located on the mainland east of Rudyerd Bay. Accessible only by floatplane. Refer to: USGS map Ketchikan C-2.

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1775 feet