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Winstanley Lake Cabin


Winstanley Lake Cabin

This is a rustic style 12' X 14' Pan Abode log cabin that was constructed in 1967. There are many recreation opportunities in this area. Boating down to the end of the lake will take you to the historic Winstanley Lake Shelter constructed by the CCC back in the early 1930’s. From the shelter there is a 2.25 mile hike down to salt water. 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 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: The cabin is approximately 33 air miles northeast of Ketchikan on the mainland east of Winstanley Island. Accessible by float plane or by trail from saltwater (skiff provided at end of trail; please return it to the trail after use). A mooring buoy is provided on a first come first serve basis. Refer To: USGS Ketchikan B3

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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 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=71813&topTabIndex=CampingSpot

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