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Greentop Cabin


Inside Greentop Harbor Cabin

A rustic 2 story log cabin built in the 1940's on the outer coast of Yakobi Island protected from the Pacific Ocean by Greentop Harbor. Saltwater access only. Rugged rocky coastline with abundant seashore life and beautiful scenery of West Chichagof Yakobi Wilderness. Wildlife in this area include deer, brown bear and sea otter. Excellent opportunities for sea kayaking and boating in the numerous coves and protected bays. The cabin is equipped with wooden bunks, tables, benches, wood stove and an outhouse. Firewood is provided. It does not have mattresses or cooking utensils. Cabin users should bring their own sleeping bags, pads, cook stoves, cooking gear and food.

Firewood is generally available, but is not guaranteed. 

At a Glance

Reservations: A non-refundable service fee will be added to each reservation by Recreation.gov
Fees $40/night peak season May 1 – September 30
$35/night non-peak season October 1 – April 30
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Pelican
Water: No
Restroom: outhouse
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions: Located on the southwest tip of Yakobi Island, across Lisianski Strait from Chichagof Island. Cabin is in the northeast corner of Greentop Harbor. Access by float plane one hour flight time (one way) from Sitka or Juneau, 35 minute flight time from Hoonah. Access by boat one hour from Pelican. 41 miles (66 km) west of Hoonah and 67 miles (108 km) northwest of Sitka on southwest tip of Yakobi Island within West Chichagof-Yakobi Wilderness Area.


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Occupancy of Forest Service cabins is by permit only. The person holding the reservation must be 18, and must be a member of the party using the cabin. This cabin is available for commercial outfitting & guiding as permitted by the District. There are NO discounts for Golden Age or Golden Passports for Alaska cabin rentals. Access by floatplane or boat. This cabin is in a designated Wilderness area, and access by helicopter is illegal. 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. You may reserve this cabin on the day of arrival, or up to 180 days in advance. Outside waters are unprotected and can be very dangerous. Occasionally poor weather can result in extended stays, and cabin users should be prepared. Water should be treated or boiled prior to drinking. Floatplanes can land in Greentop Harbor. All garbage and food must be packed out.

Reservation InfoThis 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=71754&topTabIndex=CampingSpot
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