Seven Fathom Bay Cabin

  

Sevenfathom Bay Cabin

Rustic 16' x 16' a-frame cabin with sleeping loft reached by a vertical ladder; plywood bunk; table and benches; wood stove; capacity 8 persons. Mooring buoy for anchorage.

At a Glance

Fees $35 a night
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Sitka
Water: yes
Restroom: pit toilet, not ADA accessible
Operated By: Tongass NF - Sitka RD

General Information

Directions: Located on Baranof Island west of Crawfish Inlet 22 miles southeast of Sitka; access to South Baranof Wilderness Area is 5 minutes by boat. 1.5 hr boat ride from Sitka.

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This cabin is surrounded by nearly flat terrain at the head of Sevenfathom Bay which provides many hiking opportunities even though there are no established trails. The cabin has one double wide bunk on the main level and no bunks in the loft. A large deck extends across the front of the cabin. Sitka volunteers built this cabin in 1991. The City and Borough of Sitka provides hot tubs on a first-come first-served basis at Goddard Hot Springs north of the cabin about 20 minutes by boat. Access to South Baranof Wilderness Area is within 5 minutes to the south by boat. Suggested USGS topo map: Port Alexander D-4 What to bring: Fire starter, sleeping bags, sleeping pads, cooking stove, lantern, pots, pans, plates, utensils, food, toilet paper, garbage bags. Rubber boots and raingear are recommended. Water available from nearby stream. Treat all water before using. Better idea is to bring your own water. Mooring buoy available on first-come, first-served basis for boat anchorage. Cabin reservation does not include exclusive use of buoy. Cabin is NOT maintained during the winter. Firewood for the cabin stove may be in short supply or temporarily out at any time of year. Firewood not provided for outdoor campfires, gather only dead and down wood. Accessible year round, weather permitting. Occasionally poor weather can result in extended stays, and cabin users should be prepared for this. Pack out all gear, garbage and food that you bring to cabin. Reservations may be made on the day of arrival or up to 180 days in advance. Reservations are restricted to a maximum stay of 7 consecutive nights per party for any one reservation May 1 - September 30 and a maximum stay of 10 consecutive nights per party October 1 - April 30.

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. Cabin reservations (check-in & check out time) are from noon to noon.

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Fire Danger Level: Low
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Location

 
  Latitude : 
56.795472
  Longitude : 
-135.297694
  Elevation : 
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