Crow Pass Cabin

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

The new Cabin at Crow Pass

*Not recommended for winter use due to extreme avalanche danger* This cabin is closed in the winter and not available for use.

A 16-foot A-frame cabin with loft.

Sleeps 6, table, outhouse. Not included: running water, electricity, mattress or bedding, cooking utensils, stove fuel. A Stove was installed in the new cabin that burns either Kerosene or Diesel #1 and burns approximatel 1 gallon per 12 hours period. Stove Fuel is not provided.

Cabin is near Crow Pass in the Chugach Mountains, 3 miles from the Crow Pass Trailhead and is located 500 yards East of the Trail and the old cabin site. Conditions may require travel over deep snow in the spring and a shallow water crossing in the summer to access the cabin via the Crow Creek Trail.

Outhouse is for use by reserved cabin guests only. 

View of Crow Pass cabin and mountain lake Close-up shot of new cabin The new Crow Pass cabin, looking south Looking down the pass towards Girdwood

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Please be advised that EXTREME avalanche conditions exist along this trail once the snow begins to fall. Travel is not recommended throughout the winter months.
Reservations: Cabin reservations can be made by phone calling 1-877-444-6777 or on-line by visiting

Check in time: 12 noon | Check out time: 12 noon

Area Amenities: Toilets
Fees Per night price is $75 (2018 price). This cabin is closed November 1-April 30. A non-refundable service fee will be added to each reservation by
Open Season: June
Usage: Heavy
Best Season: July-August
Busiest Season: July-August
Restrictions: Every year, cabin reservations closes for winter on September 30, due to avalanche conditions.
Closest Towns:  Girdwood
Water: Not for drinking
Restroom: Pit
Operated By: USFS
Information Center: Glacier Ranger Station
145 Forest Station Rd
Girdwood, AK 99587

General Information


At Mile 90, Seward Highway (35 miles south of Anchorage) turn north onto paved road leading to Mt. Alyeska Resort. After 2 miles turn left onto Crow Creek Road. Trailhead is at end of road (6 miles). Refer to USGS map, Anchorage A6.


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