Deer Mountain Shelter Site Lookout/cabin

This is 16' X 16' A-frame shelter that was reconstructed in 2008-09. The shelter offers great views of the surrounding mountains and alpine as well as opportunities for wildlife viewing. FACILITIES: • 2 double bunks for 4 people • Sleeping loft for 4 people • Oil Stove (#1 Diesel fuel NOT provided) • Table and benches • Cooking Counter

At a Glance

Reservations: Non-reservable; First Come, First Serve
Fees Free
Open Season: June
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Ketchikan
Water: No
Restroom: Toilet (2)
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions: The cabin is above the timber line at 2900 feet elev. It is accessible by hiking 2.5 miles up the Deer Mountain National Recreation Trail from the trail head parking area, or approximately 4 miles from downtown Ketchikan. Refer To: USGS Ketchikan B5

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