This is a rustic style 12' x 14' log cabin that was built in 1985. This cabin faces to the northwest with a good view toward the head of Helm Bay. It is adjacent to a large saltwater tidal flat at the outlet of Helm Creek. The Helm Bay area is noted for crab, salmon, halibut, and red snapper. FACILITIES: • Two Single & Two Double Bunks • Wood Stove and Firewood • Cooking Counter and Table • Shelves and Cupboard Space • Ax/Maul/Splitting Wedges • Broom
At a Glance
Reservations may be made using the toll-free number, the internet, or through select Forest Service visitor centers. Call (toll free) 1-877-444-6777 or use the internet at www.recreation.gov
$45/Night May- September $25/Night October- April
Directions: The cabin is located on the east shore of Helm Bay, near the mouth of Helm Creek. It is about 24 miles from Ketchikan or about 12 miles from the Clover Pass area. The cabin is accessible by floatplane or by boat. A first-come, first-serve buoy is located directly in front of the cabin. There is a moderately steep sloping beach in front of the cabin where a skiff can be landed.
Refer To: USGS Ketchikan C6
Occupancy of Forest Service cabins is by permit only. Reservations may be made up to 180 days in advance by calling (877)444-6777 toll free, (518)885-3639 for overseas or via internet at www.recreation.gov.
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 http://www.recreation.gov/campgroundDetails.do?contractCode=NRSO&parkId=71772&topTabIndex=CampingSpot
Salt Water Fishing
Enjoy salmon and halibut fishing in the Behm Canal and crabbing near the head of Helm Bay
Refer to AK fishing regulations at http://www.adfg.alaska.gov/ for bag limits and special restrictions that may apply
Halibut, King Salmon, Coho Salmon, Pink Salmon, Rockfish