This is a rustic style 12' x 12' Pan-Abode log cabin that was constructed in 1964. A trail from the cabin climbs through old-growth rainforest then down to saltwater. There is a trail junction that leads to the lake outlet and a trail spur that leads to an overlook that views one of the two waterfalls spilling out of Orchard Lake. FACILITIES: • Two Single & Two Double Bunks • Oil Stove (#1 Diesel fuel NOT provided) • Cooking Counter and Table • Shelves and Cupboard Space • Broom • 14’ aluminum skiff with oars
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
$35/Night May- September $25/Night October- April
Directions: The cabin is located at the west end of Orchard Lake on the north end of Revillagigedo Island. It is accessible by floatplane or boat and is about 35 air miles from Ketchikan. If accessed by boat there is a 1 mile hike from the Shrimp Bay trailhead to the Plenty Cutthroat cabin.
Refer To: USGS map Ketchikan D5, D4
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=71776&topTabIndex=CampingSpot
Lake and Pond Fishing
Enjoy fishing for trout and Kokanee on Orchard Lake
Refer to AK fishing regulations at http://www.adfg.alaska.gov/ for bag limits and special restrictions that may apply