Salt Chuck East Cabin

  

Salt Chuck East Cabin

The Salt Chuck East modified A-frame cabin has an oil heater (#1 stove oil only), sleeping loft, 2 single bunks, wooden table and benches, pit-type outhouse, and rowboat. Life jackets, stove oil, bedding, and cooking utensils are not provided. The area surrounding the cabin is flat and wooded. The cabin is located in the Petersburg Creek-Duncan Salt Chuck Wilderness.

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:

15 air miles (24 km), 40 water miles (64 km) from Petersburg on east side of Duncan Canal Salt Chuck on northern Kupreanof Island.


General Notes:

 

14' tide needed to reach cabin; rapids south of the Salt Chuck navigable only at high slack tide.  Slack tide is delayed from tide book prediction. 


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The Salt Chuck East modified A-frame cabin has an oil heater (#1 stove oil only), sleeping loft, 2 single bunks, wooden table and benches, pit-type outhouse, and rowboat. Life jackets, stove oil, bedding, and cooking utensils are not provided. The area surrounding the cabin is flat and wooded. The cabin is located in the Petersburg Creek-Duncan Salt Chuck Wilderness, which is managed for natural conditions. Be aware that use of motorized equipment or mechanized transportation is not allowed, with the exceptions of motorized boats or airplanes. 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 : 
56.869
  Longitude : 
-133.31791
  Elevation : 
sea level