Black Bear Lake Cabin
Pan-abode cedar log cabin (12' x 12') on the shore of Black Bear Lake, high in the Klawock Mountains. Lake is clear, cold, amid rugged mountain peaks rising to nearly 4,000' (1220 m) elevation. Accessible only by floatplane. Spectacular scenery, hiking, hunting, photography. Wildflowers in mid-late summer. Resident rainbow trout, fair fishing. Black bear, deer hunting in fall. Sleeps up to 6, has a wood stove for heat, (please bring firewood or biobricks for the wood stove as firewood is not guaranteed), rowboat (flotation devices not provided). Bring your own personal flotation devices, sleeping bags, sleeping pads, cooking stove, lantern, pots, pans, utensils, food, toilet paper, and garbage bags. It's a good idea to bring your own water. Please take your fuel container with you when you leave.
At a Glance
|Operational Hours:||Check in/out at noon|
A $9 reservation fee will be added to each reservation.
|Fees:||$30/night peak season May 1 – September 30
$25/night non-peak season October 1 – April 30
|Restroom:||Pit Toilet (1)|
|Operated By:||Forest Service|
General InformationDirections: Approximately 50 air miles from Ketchikan and 12 miles northeast of the city of Craig on Prince of Wales Island. Access is by floatplane only. Refer to USGS Craig C-3
Occupancy of Forest Service cabins is by permit only ($25 per night per party).
|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|
Lake and Pond FishingFishing from rowboat on lake for rainbow trout.
|Fish Species||Rainbow trout|
|Fishing Method||Fly or lure|
Big Game HuntingWildlife includes Sitka black-tailed deer, black bears and wolves. Hunting for these species in designated seasons. Review Alaska Department of Fish and Game hunting and fishing regulations.
|Difficulty Level:||Intermediate to Difficult|