Staney Creek Cabin


Staney Creek Cabin

12' x 12' Pan Abode log cabin with covered porch located on mouth of Staney Creek and large estuary. Huge old-growth spruce, hemlock, cedar; large tidal meadow of tall grass at mouth of creek. Cutthroat trout, rainbow trout, dolly Varden, 4 species of salmon. Ducks, geese along Staney Creek and tidal flats. Bald eagles, gulls and other shore birds in tidal zone. Black bear, Sitka black-tailed deer. Half-mile hike to cabin from parking area on boardwalk. Cabin sleeps up to 6. Wood stove (bring your own bio brick compressed logs or firewood), outhouse. Bring your own Sleeping bags, sleeping pads, cooking stove, lantern, pots, pans, plates, utensils, food, toilet paper, garbage bags and fire starter. It's a good idea to bring your own water.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Wood stove (bring your own bio brick compressed logs or firewood)
Operational Hours: Check in/out at noon
Reservations: A non-refundable service fee will be added to each reservation by Recreation.gov
Fees: $55/night peak season May 1 – September 30
$35/night non-peak season October 1 – April 30
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Naukati, Thorne Bay
Water: No
Restroom: Pit Toilet (1)
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions: Mouth of Staney Creek on west-central Prince of Wales Island, 56 road miles (90 km) from Hollis and 68 air miles (109 km) from Ketchikan. USGS Map D-4. Road and ½-mile hike from trailhead on Forest Road 2054 or floatplane or boat at high tide.

Activities

Cabin Rentals

Occupancy of Forest Service cabins is by permit only.

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 http://www.recreation.gov/campgroundDetails.do?contractCode=NRSO&parkId=71890&topTabIndex=CampingSpot

Estuary Fishing

Directly in front of the cabin is Staney Creek estuary where salmon can be caught before entering the creek, along with dolly Varden, steelhead, and crab.
Fish Species Salmon, dolly Varden, steelhead trout, rainbow trout
Special Designations Catch-and-release fishing is encouraged for steelhead and cutthroat as wild populations are fragile in many waters throughout the area.
Fishing Mode Boat or bank
Water Temperature Cold
Fishing Method Bait or lure

River and Stream Fishing

Good fishing in Staney Creek near cabin.
Special Designations Catch-and-release fishing is encouraged for steelhead and cutthroat as wild populations are fragile in many waters throughout the area.
Fish Species Silver salmon, pink salmon, dolly Varden, steelhead trout, rainbow trout, cutthroat trout
Fishing Mode Bank
Water Temperature Mixed warm/cold
Fishing Method Fly or lure

Big Game Hunting

Wildlife 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.

Viewing Wildlife

From cabin view wildlife in the estuary or along Staney Creek, including waterfowl, eagles, and migrating salmon.
Species Silver, pink, and chum salmon, waterfowl, bald eagles
Difficulty Level: Easy to Intermediate

Boating - Motorized

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Boating - Non-Motorized

A canoe or kayak can be used to access the cabin from upstream or saltwater, and provides an additional opportunity for hunting, fishing, or wildlife viewing.

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
55.82

  Longitude : 
-133.148694

  Elevation : 
50