This is a rustic style 12' X 14' Pan Abode log cabin that was constructed in 1967. This cabin has a spectacular view of the rugged mountains directly across the lake with clinging ice fields visible through much of the season. There is a trail starting from the cabin and ending in Short Bay. Fishing includes steelhead and salmon runs in Short Creek, with resident dolly Varden and trout in the lake. FACILITIES: • Two Single & Two Double Bunks • Wood stove, axe, maul, wedge, wood • 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 approximately 50 air miles from Ketchikan, on the Cleveland Peninsula northwest of Short Bay. Accessible by float plane on the south east shore of reflection lake. May be inaccessible in fall, winter, and early spring because of the frozen lake surface. Also accessible by boat, there is a 2 mile hike from short bay to the lake with an anchor buoy located in short bay.
Refer To: USGS Ketchikan D5,6
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=71779&topTabIndex=CampingSpot
Lake and Pond Fishing
Enjoy fishing for trout, Dolly Varden, Steelhead, Salmon and Kokanee at this Trophy Cutthroat Trout Lake
Refer to AK fishing regulations at http://www.adfg.alaska.gov/ for bag limits and special restrictions that may apply