Shoemaker Bay Overlook Shelter

The Shoemaker Bay Overlook Shelter on Wrangell Island is located at the end of the Institute Creek Trail on the North Wrangell trail system. The location provides excellent views of Zimovia Straight, Shoemaker Bay, and the surrounding islands.

At a Glance

Reservations: Reservations not required
Fees None
Usage: Moderate
Closest Towns: Wrangell
Water: No
Restroom: Outhouse
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions: Option 1 - 3.5 miles from the Rainbow Falls Trailhead via Rainbow Falls Trail to Institute Creek Trail. Option 2 - 5.2 miles from the North Wrangell Trailhead on the Spur Road Extension via the North Wrangell Trail to Institute Creek Trail. Shelter site is at the end of the Institute Creek Trail.

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