Heckman Lake Cabin

Heckman Lake Cabin

This is a rustic style 12' x 14' Pan-Abode log cabin that was constructed in 1967. It is located near the outlet of Heckman Lake at the terminus of the six-mile Naha National Recreational Trail that winds along the Naha River through old-growth rainforest of spruce and hemlock. FACILITIES: • Two Single & Two Double Bunks • Wood Stove and Firewood • Cooking Counter and Table • Shelves and Cupboard Space • Ax/Maul/Splitting Wedges • Broom •14' aluminum skiff with oars.

Firewood may be available, but visitors are encouraged to contact the Ketchikan Misty Fjords Ranger District at 907-225-2148 to check the status of the woodshed.

At a Glance

Reservations: A non-refundable service fee will be added to each reservation by Recreation.gov
Fees: $75/night peak season May 1 – September 30
$60/night non-peak season October 1 – April 30
Open Season: Year Round
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Ketchikan
Water: No
Restroom: Toilet (2)
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions: The cabin is about 15 miles from Ketchikan, in the Naha Recreation Area. It is located near the outlet of Heckman Lake at the terminus of the six-mile Naha National Recreational Trail. Access is by hiking the trail from saltwater or by floatplane to Heckman Lake.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Cabin Rentals

Occupancy of Forest Service cabins is by permit only. Reservations may be made up to 180 days in advance by calling (877) 444-6777 toll free, (518) 885-3639 for overseas or via internet at www.recreation.gov

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=71770&topTabIndex=CampingSpot

Lake and Pond Fishing

Enjoy fishing for Trout, Dolly Varden, Steelhead, and Salmon on this scenic lake
Fish Species Cutthroat Trout, Dolly Varden, Rainbow Trout, Steelhead, Coho Salmon, Sockeye Salmon
Fishing Mode boat, bank
Special Designations Refer to AK fishing regulations at http://www.adfg.alaska.gov/ for bag limits and special restrictions that may apply

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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