Tongass National Forest Sustainable Cabin Management Project

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The Tongass is proposing to remove nine cabins and convert or replace three cabins to survival shelters to help move toward a sustainable recreation cabin program.

Location Summary

Tongass National Forest, Region 10, Alaska

Districts: Petersburg Ranger District, Wrangell Ranger District, Sitka Ranger District, Admiralty National Monument, Yakutat Ranger District, Ketchikan - Misty Ranger District, Thorne Bay Ranger District

Project Documents

  • Date Published


    • 20120815FinalSignedScopingLetter (PDF 2497kb)
      Scoping document for the proposed removal of nine recreation cabins and conversion of three recreation cabins to shelters on the Tongass National Forest.

  • Date Published


    • Public Use Cabin Financial Sustainability Strategy (PDF 5487kb)
      Introduction and report on Tongass National Forest public use cabins. This report displays collected data and makes recommendations based solely on financial efficiencies.

    • Everyone's Cabin in the Woods (PDF 2087kb)
      This document provides a historic context for public recreation cabins in the Alaska Region. It explores the whole cabin program's history.