Southeast Heckman Cabin

Southeast Heckman Cabin

This is a 2-room 16’x22’ Pan-Abode log cabin that was constructed in 1997. This is a barrier free facility from the dock to the cabin. The cabin is one of two Forest Service cabins on Heckman Lake and offers great scenery and solitude. This cabin is not accessible by the Naha River trail, though the trail can be paddled to with the skiff that is present at the cabin. FACILITIES: • Two Single, Two Double Bunks, & One single bunk • Wood stove, axe, maul, wedge, wood • Cooking Counter and Table • Shelves and Cupboard Space • Broom • 14' aluminum skiff with oars, and dock.

Alert: The dock has been stowed for the winter. There is no ADA access. 

Bring your own firewood as it cannot be guaranteed.


At a Glance

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

General Information

Directions: The cabin is about 15 air miles from Ketchikan within the Naha Recreation Area. It is located on the southeast shore of Heckman Lake about a ½ mile across from the inlet of the Naha River. Accessible by float plane. Refer To: USGS Ketchikan C5

Recreation Map

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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

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

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 for bag limits and special restrictions that may apply

Boating - Non-Motorized

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