This is a Pan Abode style cabin, 14 feet x 16 feet on Turner Lake South of Taku Inlet. The following is included with the cabin: 2 single wooden bunks, 2 double bunks (total capacity is 6 people), table and benches, oil stove and tank, cooking counter, food cupboards and shelves, cooler, broom and dustpan, log book, outhouse, 2 boats with oars. Water is available from lake or nearby stream. Treat all water before using. The cabin is heated by an oil stove. Bring your own fuel for the oil heater (#1 Stove oil), sleeping bags, sleeping pads, cooking stove, lantern, pots, pans, plates, utensils, food, toilet paper, garbage bags, fire extinguisher, fire starter and personal flotation devices. Fuel consumption is approximately 1 gallon per day with the stove on low setting (sufficient for 8 hours of heating with an outside temperature of 40 degrees Fahrenheit).
At a Glance
A $9 reservation fee will be added to each reservation.
||$45/night peak season May 1 – September 30
$45/night non-peak season October 1 – April 30
Refunds are not made if inclement weather conditions or other acts of nature beyond the Forest Service control cause the permittee to not use the shelter at the designated time.
Directions: The cabin is approximately 20 miles east of Juneau, at the east end of Turner Lake. Cabin access is via float plane. Charged flight time from Juneau is 40 minutes. The lake ice thaws in late spring for this lake with high avalanche danger in winter and early spring.