This is a 2-room 16’x22’ Pan-Abode log cabin that was constructed in 1997. This is a barrier free facility from the dock to the cabin. The cabin is one of two Forest Service cabins on Heckman Lake and offers great scenery and solitude. This cabin is not accessible by the Naha River trail, though the trail can be paddled to with the skiff that is present at the cabin. FACILITIES: • Two Single, Two Double Bunks, & One single bunk • Wood stove, axe, maul, wedge, wood • Cooking Counter and Table • Shelves and Cupboard Space • Broom • 14' aluminum skiff with oars, and dock
Directions: The cabin is about 15 air miles from Ketchikan within the Naha Recreation Area. It is located on the southeast shore of Heckman Lake about a ½ mile across from the inlet of the Naha River. Accessible by float plane.
Refer To: USGS Ketchikan C5
Occupancy of Forest Service cabins is by permit only. Reservations may be made up to 180 days in advance by calling (877)444-6777 toll free, (518)885-3639 for overseas or via internet at recreation.gov.
This site can be reserved by calling Toll Free 1-877-444-6777 (International 518-885-3639 or TDD 877-833-6777) or on-line at recreation.gov
Lake and Pond Fishing
Enjoy fishing for Trout, Dolly Varden, Steelhead, and Salmon on this scenic lake
Refer to AK fishing regulations at http://www.adfg.alaska.gov/ for bag limits and special restrictions that may apply