Rustic 16' x 20' log cabin with main level fully accessible; sleeping loft accessed by a staircase; plywood bunks; table and benches; wood stove; drive up parking; maximum capacity 8 persons; only one ADA accessible bunk on main level.
At a Glance
$50 a night, split firewood extra.
Tongass NF - Sitka RD
Directions: Located on Baranof Island 7 miles north of Sitka; 15 minute drive on Halibut Point Road between Sitka and Starrigavan Recreation Area. Cabin located in campsite 6 within camping area of Starrigavan Recreation Area.
Mountain biking opportunity 1 mile from cabin at the Starrigavan Valley Trail (a multi-use trail) accessed via gravel road, paved highway and Nelson Logging Road to reach the trailhead.
Explore the many sights of Sitka offered by the 15 miles of paved highway.
Camping & Cabins
Starrigavan Creek Cabin is located 7 miles (near the end of a paved state highway) north of Sitka, Alaska and within the Starrigavan Recreation Area. The cabin lies along the banks of Starrigavan Creek and is surrounded by a typical hemlock-spruce forest. The cabin is open year round with vehicle access restrictions; drive up May 1 through October 31, walk in 1/4 mile over snow when ice or any amount of snow on the access road. Cabin is locked; requires a key and pre-arranging access no less than 4 days prior to beginning time and date of cabin reservation by contacting the cabin manager at 907-747-4216 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 www.recreation.gov. Cabin reservations (check-in & check out time are different from other cabins) are from 2 p.m. to noon. Walk up use possible when there are no incoming reservations.
River and Stream Fishing
Coho and pink salmon return to Starrigavan Creek from July through September. Refer to http://www.adfg.alaska.gov for species, permits and regulations.
Explore the plants of the coastal hemlock-spruce forest at and near this cabin via the numerous trails and pathways of the Starrigavan Recreation Area which include the Estuary Life Trail, Forest and Muskeg Trail, and the Mosquito Cove Trail.
Boating - Non-Motorized
Great kayaking opportunities in nearby Starrigavan Bay with saltwater access to numerous adjacent bays or open water.