The McDonald Lake shelter is 3-sided shelter that was constructed in the 1930's by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC). The shelter is on the edge of Wolverine Creek and provides great opportunities for wildlife observation and fishing. The shelter can be accessed by hiking about 1 mile on the McDonald Lake trail from Yes Bay.
At a Glance
Non reservable; First Come, First Serve
Directions: McDonald Lake is located on Cleveland Peninsula north of Yes Bay. The shelter site is near the outlet of McDonald Lake. It is accessible by floatplane or boat and is about 50 miles from Ketchikan. A trail from Yes Bay to McDonald Lake is a 1.5 mile hike that provides saltwater access.
Refer To: USGS Ketchikan D6
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 www.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 http://www.recreation.gov/campgroundDetails.do?contractCode=NRSO&parkId=71775&topTabIndex=CampingSpot
River and Stream Fishing
Access and enjoy fishing for trout, salmon and steelhead on scenic Wolverine Creek
Refer to AK fishing regulations at http://www.adfg.alaska.gov/ for bag limits and special restrictions that may apply