This is a large A-frame cabin with a loft and a wood stove for heat. It has sleeping space for up to 7 people. The cabin sits back 50 yards (46 m) from the beach. Facilities: 4 single wooden bunks, Sleeping loft, Wood stove, Table and benches, Cooking counter, Broom, Axe, Maul, Wood. The water source from a nearby stream is intermittent. A boat is necessary to get water from other drainages. Treat all water before using. Bring your own sleeping bags, sleeping pads, cooking stove, lantern, pots, pans, plates, utensils, food, toilet paper, garbage bags, fire extinguisher, and fire starter. You are in brown bear country. There are large tide flats within the bay. This is a popular cabin for hunting.
At a Glance
$35/Night for single unit
Directions: Located on the western shore of a small cove inside Gambier Bay. (Gambier Bay is a large bay on the southeastern side of Admiralty Island).
One-way flight time from Juneau is approximately one hour. Access by boat from Stephens Passage; water distance to Juneau is approximately 70 miles.
Accessible by floatplane or boat with anchor. This cabin is in a
designated Wilderness area, and access by helicopter is illegal.
Refer to USGS topo map Sumdum B-6 or the information map at www.recreation.gov site information.