Reflection Lake Cabin


Reflection Lake Cabin

This is a rustic style 12' X 14' Pan Abode log cabin that was constructed in 1967. This cabin has a spectacular view of the rugged mountains directly across the lake with clinging ice fields visible through much of the season. There is a trail starting from the cabin and ending in Short Bay. Fishing includes steelhead and salmon runs in Short Creek, with resident dolly Varden and trout in the lake. FACILITIES: • Two Single & Two Double Bunks • Wood stove, axe, maul, wedge, wood • Cooking Counter and Table • Shelves and Cupboard Space • 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
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 located approximately 50 air miles from Ketchikan, on the Cleveland Peninsula northwest of Short Bay. Accessible by float plane on the south east shore of reflection lake. May be inaccessible in fall, winter, and early spring because of the frozen lake surface. Also accessible by boat, there is a 2 mile hike from short bay to the lake with an anchor buoy located in short bay. Refer To: USGS Ketchikan D5,6

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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 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


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