Chief Shakes Hot Springs Site

Facility includes an enclosed and an open-air redwood hot tub, dressing rooms, and benches. No overnight accommodations. A 0.3 mile trail off Hot Springs Slough provides access at lower water levels. At river levels below 16', boat access is limited and walking along the slough is required to get to the hot tubs. Expect crowds on weekends, holidays, and sunny days throughout the summer. Hot Springs are located within the Stikine-LeConte Wilderness

At a Glance

Reservations: not required
Fees: none
Usage: Heavy
Closest Towns: Wrangell
Water: Water available from stream near site. Treat all water before using
Restroom: two outhouses
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions: Mainland, 28 miles NW of Wrangell up the Stikine River at Hot Springs Slough off of Ketilli Slough

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Hot tub soaking/bathing
Water Temperature Water temperature can be controlled by manipulating hot and cold flows. Hot water approximately 140 F
Pool Size 7' diameter tubs

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