Kathleen Lake Cabin


Lake Kathleen

This is a small dark A-frame cabin, within Native selected lands, with sleeping space for 4 to 5 people. The cabin sits on level ground 200' (61 m) from the beach within a small parcel of timber. Much of the surrounding area is private land and has been has been clearcut. The area around the cabin shows a patchwork pattern of logged and unlogged areas. Facilities: 2 single wooden bunks, Sleeping loft, Broom, Cooking counter and shelves, Oil stove (takes #1 fuel oil, NOT provided),Outhouse, Table and benches, Skiff with oars. Water is available from the lake. Treat all water before using. The cabin has an oil stove for heat. Bring your own #1 fuel oil, 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. Cabin users may also choose to bring a small outboard motor (less than 10 horsepower due to wilderness regulations). You are in brown bear country. The area surrounding the cabin has been clearcut fairly recently. An active road system encompasses 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 $25/night peak season May 1 – September 30
$25/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: Located on the west side of Admiralty Island and east end of the lake. Access is by float plane. It is about a 30-minute flight from Juneau. Suggested USGS topo maps: 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 RestrictionsMax no of people - 5


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