Helm Creek Cabin


Helm Creek Cabin

This is a rustic style 12' x 14' log cabin that was built in 1985. This cabin faces to the northwest with a good view toward the head of Helm Bay. It is adjacent to a large saltwater tidal flat at the outlet of Helm Creek. The Helm Bay area is noted for crab, salmon, halibut, and red snapper. FACILITIES: • Two Single & Two Double Bunks • Wood Stove and Firewood • Cooking Counter and Table • Shelves and Cupboard Space • Ax/Maul/Splitting Wedges • Broom.

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 $80/night peak season May 1 – September 30
$65/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 located on the east shore of Helm Bay, near the mouth of Helm Creek. It is about 24 miles from Ketchikan or about 12 miles from the Clover Pass area. The cabin is accessible by floatplane or by boat. A first-come, first-serve buoy is located directly in front of the cabin. There is a moderately steep sloping beach in front of the cabin where a skiff can be landed. Refer To: USGS Ketchikan C6

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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 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=71772&topTabIndex=CampingSpot


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