Castle River Cabin

  

Castle River Cabin

The Castle River modified A-frame style cabin has a wood stove, 2 double bunks, a loft, woodshed, axe/maul, wooden table and benches, counter, deck and pit-type outhouse. Bedding, and cooking utensils are not provided. Firewood is provided for wood stove use only, but is not guaranteed. The area near the cabin is predominantly flat to rolling with muskeg and old growth forest.

At a Glance

Fees $35/Night May - Sept. $25/Night Oct. - April
Usage: Light
Water: No
Restroom: Pit Toilet
Operated By: Forest Service - Petersburg Ranger District

General Information

Directions:

16 air miles (25 km) or 30 water miles (48 km) from Petersburg at mouth of Castle River on west side of Duncan Canal on Kupreanof Island.


General Notes:

The cabin is accessible only by boat or float plane from Petersburg or Wrangell, and tides impact access. During low tides, a 2-mile hike is necessary to reach the cabin. A 16-foot tide is required to cross the tide flats in front of the cabin


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The Castle River modified A-frame style cabin has a wood stove, 2 double bunks, a loft, woodshed, axe/maul, wooden table and benches, counter, deck and pit-type outhouse. Bedding, and cooking utensils are not provided. Firewood is provided for wood stove use only, but is not guaranteed. The area near the cabin is predominantly flat to rolling with muskeg and old growth forest. Occupancy of Forest Service cabins is by permit only ($35 per night per party May through September; $25 per night October through April). Reservations may be made up to 180 days in advance.

Reservation Info 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 www.recreation.gov, this link will also provide more detailed information about the cabin.
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Fire Danger Level: Low
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Location

 
  Latitude : 
56.6431
  Longitude : 
-133.2597
  Elevation : 
sea level