Florence Lake (East) Cabin


Florence Lake (East) Cabin

This is a large A-frame cabin, with sleeping space up to 7 people. The cabin sits back 150' (46 m) from a nice beach. Much of the surrounding area is private land and has been clearcut. Clearcuts and roads are visible from the cabin. Facilities: 3 single wooden bunks, Sleeping loft, Oil stove (uses #1 fuel oil, NOT provided),Table and benches, Cooking counter, Broom, Outhouse, Skiff with oars. Water is available from the lake. Treat all water before using. Also bring your own personal flotation devices, sleeping bags, sleeping pads, cooking stove, lantern, pots, pans, plates, utensils, food, toilet paper, garbage bags, fire extinguisher, and fire starter. Please follow the oil stove directions carefully. You are in brown bear country. Both brown bear and deer can be seen in the area. Deer hunting is a popular fall activity. A 1-mile (1.6 km) trail to saltwater begins on the north side of the outlet stream at the west end of the lake. You are surrounded by Shee Atika Corporation lands and a permit is necessary to hike from the cabin. Fee information and application forms are available from the corporation by calling toll-free 1-800-478-3534.

At a Glance

Reservations: A non-refundable service fee will be added to each reservation by Recreation.gov
Fees $45/night peak season May 1 – September 30
$35/night non-peak season October 1 – April 30
Permit Info: Yes
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Juneau
Water: Non-Potable Water
Restroom: Pit
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions: The cabin is on the upper west side of Admiralty Island on the east end of Lake Florence. Access is by float plane. It is about a 30-minute flight one way from Juneau. Suggested USGS topo map: Sitka D-2, D-3.


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Occupancy of Forest Service cabins is by permit only. Reservations may be made up to 180 days in advance by calling 1-877-444-6777 (518-885-3639 overseas) or via internet at www.recreation.gov. 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
Size Restrictions Max no of people - 7


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