Turner Lake East Cabin


East Turner Lake Cabin

This is a Pan Abode style cabin, 14 feet x 16 feet on Turner Lake South of Taku Inlet. The following is included with the cabin: 2 single wooden bunks, 2 double bunks (total capacity is 6 people), table and benches, oil stove and tank, cooking counter, food cupboards and shelves, cooler, broom and dustpan, log book, outhouse, 2 boats with oars. Water is available from lake or nearby stream. Treat all water before using. The cabin is heated by an oil stove. Bring your own fuel for the oil heater (#1 Stove oil), sleeping bags, sleeping pads, cooking stove, lantern, pots, pans, plates, utensils, food, toilet paper, garbage bags, fire extinguisher, fire starter and personal flotation devices. Fuel consumption is approximately 1 gallon per day with the stove on low setting (sufficient for 8 hours of heating with an outside temperature of 40 degrees Fahrenheit).

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
$45/night non-peak season October 1 – April 30
Refunds are not made if inclement weather conditions or other acts of nature beyond the Forest Service control cause the permittee to not use the shelter at the designated time.
Open Season: 01/01
Usage: Heavy
Closest Towns: Juneau, AK
Water: No
Restroom: pit toilet
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions: The cabin is approximately 20 miles east of Juneau, at the east end of Turner Lake. Cabin access is via float plane. Charged flight time from Juneau is 40 minutes. The lake ice thaws in late spring for this lake with high avalanche danger in winter and early spring.

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This site provides cabin camping on a high elevation lake with boating opportunities and stunning views of steep rocky walls.

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.  


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