Tanis Mesa North & South Cabins

Tanis Mesa North Cabin

The Tanis Mesa North Cabin is located in a duplex with the Tanis Mesa South Cabin, southeast of Yakutat. The surrounding terrain is mostly flat, with blueberry and willow shrubs. Wildlife in the Brabazon Mountain Range include moose, brown bear, and mountain goats. Tanis Lake is a 2 mile hike north from the cabin; Fassett Glacier can be seen calving into the lake. The cabin is equipped with wooden bunks, table, benches, an oil stove for heat, and an outside toilet. It does not have mattresses or cooking utensils. Cabin users should bring sleeping bags, pads, cook stove, cooking gear, food, and #1 stove oil. A meat shed is available at the cabin.

At a Glance

Reservations: www.recreation.gov
A $9 reservation fee will be added to each reservation.
Fees: $30/night peak season May 1 – September 30
$25/night non-peak season October 1 – April 30
Open Season: Year round
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Yakutat, Alaska
Water: No
Restroom: Pit Toilet
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions: Tanis Mesa cabin has an airstrip next to it and is between the Brabazon range and the mesa. The area has great hiking and moose hunting opportunities.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Cabin Rentals

This cabin is primarily used by fall moose hunters and is accessed by small plane.
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 http://www.recreation.gov/campgroundDetails.do?contractCode=NRSO&parkId=71923&topTabIndex=CampingSpot
Size Restrictions 10


There is a picnic table just outside of the cabin
No. of Sites 1 table
Reservation Info None
Fire Information Campfires may be place in fire ring and wood may be gathered from the surrounding area
Difficulty Level: Easy to Intermediate

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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