Paulson Bay Cabin

Area Status: Open
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A 12x14-foot log cabin that sleeps 6.

Cabin is equipped with wooden bunks, table, benches, a propane stove for heat, and an outhouse.

Not Included:

Running water, electricity, mattress or bedding, cooking utensils, cook stove. Propane may be available onsite from June through August. Winter users need to supply their own propane. The hook up at cabin for propane is a 3/4 in. male pipe thread, (standard BBQ grill hook up).

Please call 907-783-3242 with questions.

At a Glance

Reservations: Cabin reservations can be made up to 180 days in advance by calling 1-877-444-6777 (518-885-3639 overseas)  or visiting Cabin reservations (check-in  & check out time) are from noon to noon.
Area Amenities: Toilets,Drinking water
Fees Per night prices range from $50-75 (2018 prices) depending on season. Cabin fees are based on non-peak/peak season. Seasons vary by cabin. A non-refundable service fee will be added to each reservation by
Permit Info: Review Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) hunting and fishing regulations.

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This cabin is in an area which offers the visitor seclusion, and majestic scenery as well as excellent

fishing and hunting.  Hiking in the area is fairly easy because of relatively little brush to inhibit movement.   There is a route from the cabin north to the creek (about 3/4 mile).  A small boat can increase the opportunity to explore the bay and surrounding coast.  (Boats not supplied by the Forest Service).  The cabin is situated for a spectacular view of Port Wells and into College Fiord with Harvard Glacier in the background.  The lagoon at the head of the bay offers fish viewing.

Fees: Occupancy of Forest Service cabins is by permit only ($35 per night per party). Reservations may be made up to 180 days in advance by calling 1-877-444-6777 (518-885-3639 overseas) or via internet at Maximum stay for this cabin is 7 consecutive nights.
Reservation required?: Y
Permit required?: Y
Difficulty Level: Moderate


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