White Sulphur Springs Cabin


SRD White Sulphur Springs Cabin

Rustic 12' x 14' Pan Abode style cabin with plywood bunks; table and benches; wood stove; capacity 4 persons. Newly built in 2012. The White Sulphur Springs bathhouse has been re-opened for public use. Temporary stabilization has been completed on the building making it safe for use during the next 3-5 years.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: 2020 Cabin maintenance closures are May 4-7, July 27-30, august 24-27. Please contact the Sitka Ranger District at 907-747-6671 for more information.
Reservations: www.recreation.gov
A $9 reservation fee will be added to each reservation.
Fees $60/night peak season May 1 – September 30
$60/night non-peak season October 1 – April 30
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Sitka, Juneau, Pelican
Water: no
Restroom: pit toilet, not ADA accessible
Operated By: Tongass NF - Sitka RD

General Information


Located on west coast of Chichagof Island on northern shore of Bertha Bay 65 miles (105km) northwest of Sitka within the West Chichagof-Yakobi Wilderness Area; Boat anchorage possible in Mirror Harbor; local knowledge recommended before trying to do so. 0.9 mile (1½ km) White Sulphur Springs Trail begins at Mirror Harbor and leads to cabin. Trail fairly level, parallels Bertha Bay. Anchorage also possible in Porcupine Bay, requiring skiff ride to cabin.

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White Sulphur Springs Cabin is located in the West Chichagof-Yakobi Wilderness Area, helicopter access is illegal. Great cabin for North Pacific views of breakers crashing on rocky cliffs and wide expanses of muskegs to explore. With easy terrain, many areas around cabin are accessible to hikers. Lake Elfendahl and Lake Morris only 2-hour hike away. Marked trails to Sea Level Slough (Dry Pass Trail) and Mirror Harbor (White Sulphur Springs Trail) easy to follow. Note that Sea Level Slough is passable only at low tide and plan your hike accordingly. Cabin has two single-wide bunks atop two double-wide bunks. Camping within 200 feet of this cabin by anyone other than the cabin users is prohibited. Suggested USGS topo map: Sitka D-7, D-8 What to bring: Fire starter, sleeping bags, sleeping pads, cooking stove, lantern, pots, pans, plates, utensils, food, toilet paper, garbage bags. Rubber boots and raingear are recommended.Cabin is NOT maintained during the winter. Firewood for the cabin stove may be in short supply or temporarily out at any time of year. Firewood not provided for outdoor campfires, gather only dead and down wood. Accessible year round, weather permitting. Occasionally poor weather can result in extended stays, and cabin users should be prepared for this. Pack out all gear, garbage and food that you bring to cabin. Reservations may be made on the day of arrival or up to 180 days in advance. Reservations are restricted to a maximum stay of 7 consecutive nights per party for any one reservation May 1 - September 30 and a maximum stay of 10 consecutive nights per party October 1 - April 30.

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 www.recreation.gov. Cabin reservations (check-in & check out time) are from noon to noon.

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