Winstanley Island Cabin


Winstanley Island Cabin

This is a rustic style 12' X 14' cabin that was constructed in 2010. There are a number of scenic attractions within easy boating distance; Rudyerd Bay, Walker Cove, Chickamin River, Smeaton bay, and the entire east Behm Canal. There are several trails to fresh water streams and lakes, and hunting areas.

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
$65/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


The cabin is approximately 30 air miles east of Ketchikan on the east of the Behm Canal between Rudyerd and Smeaton Bays. Located on salt water, it is accessible by float plane or a boat. A mooring buoy is provided on a first come, first serve basis. This cabin is located within the Misty Fjords National Monument Wilderness.

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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

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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