The Castle Flats single level hunter style cabin has an oil heater (#1 stove oil only), 4 single bunks, wood stove, woodshed, axe/maul, wooden table and benches, counter, rowboat with oars, and pit-type outhouse. Life jackets, stove oil, bedding, and cooking utensils are not provided. Firewood is provided for wood stove use only, but is not guaranteed. The area near the cabin is predominantly flat; old growth forest, muskeg and riparian.
At a Glance
$35/Night May - Sept. $25/Night Oct. - April
||Forest Service - Petersburg Ranger District
16 air miles (25 km) or 30 water miles (48 km) from Petersburg on the edge of the mud flats of Castle River, on the west side of Duncan Canal on Kupreanof Island
The cabin is accessible only by boat or float plane from Petersburg, and tides impact access. During low tides, a 2-mile hike is necessary to reach the cabin. A minimum of a 13’ tide is required to reach the cabin.