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Patching Lake Cabin

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

Patching Lake Cabin

This is a rustic style 12' x 14' Pan-Abode log cabin that was constructed in 1975. The cabin is located on a beautiful site where the Naha River flows from Chamberlain Lake into Patching Lake. This is an area of old-growth cedar, Sitka spruce, and western hemlock rainforest. There are resident cutthroat trout in Patching and Chamberlain Lakes. There is no trail to Chamberlain Lake. 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 is currently unavailable, visitors are encouraged to contact the Ketchikan Misty Fjords Ranger District at (907) 225-2148 with questions or concerns.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Due to safety issues, the Patching Lake Cabin will be CLOSED and unavailable for reservations beginning September 26, 2018 and will remain closed until further notice. Please contact the Ketchikan Misty Fjord Ranger District at (907) 225-2148 with any questions.
Reservations: A non-refundable service fee will be added to each reservation by Recreation.gov
Fees $60/night peak season May 1 – September 30
$45/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: This cabin is located within the Naha River drainage, at the north end of Patching Lake near the inlet of the Naha River. It is about 20 miles north of Ketchikan and is accessible only by floatplane. Refer To: USGS Ketchikan C5

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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=71775&topTabIndex=CampingSpot


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