Staney Creek Cabin Site Lookout/cabin


Staney Creek Cabin

12' x 12' Pan Abode log cabin with covered porch located on mouth of Staney Creek and large estuary. Huge old-growth spruce, hemlock, cedar; large tidal meadow of tall grass at mouth of creek. Cutthroat trout, rainbow trout, dolly Varden, 4 species of salmon. Ducks, geese along Staney Creek and tidal flats. Bald eagles, gulls and other shore birds in tidal zone. Black bear, Sitka black-tailed deer. Half-mile hike to cabin from parking area on boardwalk. Cabin sleeps up to 6, Propane heater (no cooking surface- propane provided), outhouse. Bring your own Sleeping bags, sleeping pads, cooking stove, lantern, pots, pans, plates, utensils, food, toilet paper, garbage bags and fire starter. It's a good idea to bring your own water. Cabin currently undergoing conversion from propane heat to diesel. No heat source. Estimated date of repair: April 24th, 2015. Call Craig Ranger District for the latest updates on cabin condition, 826-3271. 

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Cabin currently undergoing conversion from propane heat to diesel.  No heat source.  Estimated date of repair:  April 24th, 2015.  Call Craig Ranger District for the latest updates on cabin condition, 826-3271.
Operational Hours: Check in/out at noon
Reservations: Reservation required,
Fees $45/Night 5/1 - 9/30; $25/Night 10/1- 4/30
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Naukati, Thorne Bay
Water: No
Restroom: Pit Toilet (1)
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions: Mouth of Staney Creek on west-central Prince of Wales Island, 56 road miles (90 km) from Hollis and 68 air miles (109 km) from Ketchikan. USGS Map D-4. Road and ½-mile hike from trailhead on Forest Road 2054 or floatplane or boat at high tide.


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Occupancy of Forest Service cabins is by permit only ($45/Night 5/1 - 9/30; $25/Night 10/1- 4/30)
Reservation InfoThis 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


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Fire Danger Level: Low
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