South Young Lake Cabin Lookout/cabin

  

Young Lake (South) Cabin

This Pan Abode cabin sits back 30' (9 m) from the lake in a large open area on flat ground and sleeps 4 to 6 people. The cabin and flat beach are in full sun exposure. Facilities:2 single wooden bunks, 2 double wooden bunks, Broom, Outhouse, Oil stove (uses #1 stove oil, NOT provided), Skiff with oars, Table and benches, Cooking counter. Water is available from the lake. Treat all water before using. Bring your own personal flotation devices, sleeping bags, sleeping pads, cooking stove, lantern, pots, pans, plates, utensils, food, toilet paper, garbage bags, fire extinguisher, and fire starter. Please follow the oil stove directions carefully. Cabin users may also choose to bring a small outboard motor (less than 10 horsepower due to wilderness regulations). This is 1 of 2 cabins on the lake (the other is the North Young Lake cabin). You are in brown bear country. Both brown bear and deer can be seen in the area. The lake is on a flight path and has substantial overhead plane traffic.

At a Glance

Reservations: www.recreation.gov
Fees $35/Night for single unit
Permit Info: Yes
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Juneau
Water: Non-Potable Water
Restroom: Pit
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions: The cabin is on the north end of Admiralty Island at the southeast end of Young Lake. Access by float plane or by 5.8 mile foot trail from Admiralty Cove. This cabin is in designated Wilderness area, and access by helicopter is illegal. One-way flight time from Juneau is 15 minutes. Suggested USGS topo map: Juneau A-2

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Cabin Rentals

Occupancy of Forest Service cabins is by permit only ($35 per night per party). Reservations may be made up to 180 days in advance by calling 1-877-444-6777 (518-885-3639 overseas) or via internet at www.recreation.gov. Reservations are restricted to a maximum stay of 7 consecutive nights per party for any one reservation May 1 - September 30 and a maximum stay of 10 consecutive nights per party October 1 - April 30.

Reservation Info 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
Size RestrictionsMax no of people - 6

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Fire Danger Level: Low
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Location

 
  Latitude : 
58.122143
  Longitude : 
-134.473085
  Elevation : 
320