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Essowah Lake Cabin

Reservation Phone Number: 877-444-6777
Reservation Status: Accepted
Reservation System: National Reservation System


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Essowah Lake Cabin Reservations



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General Description

Cabin is equipped with wooden bunks, table, benches, wood stove for heat and an outside toilet. A boat with oars is provided (boat uses a long shaft motor - not provided). It does not have mattresses or cooking utensils. Cabin users should bring their own sleeping bags, pads, cook stoves, cooking gear and food. The person holding the reservation for this cabin must be at least 18 years of age, and must be a member of the party using the cabin. There are NO discounts for Golden Age/Access Passports for Alaska cabin 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. Proximity: Hiking to western shore of island to see open ocean. Fishing is excellent for cutthroat and Dolly Varden trout, steelhead, and four species of salmon. Good hunting area. Loons and harbor seals common.

You may reserve this cabin on the day of arrival, or up to 180 days in advance. Occasionally poor weather can result in extended stays, and cabin users should be prepared for this. In fall, winter, and early spring, the cabin may be inaccessible due to frozen lake surface (floatplanes cannot land). Please contact the local Forest Service Ranger District office for information prior to making reservations during these periods. Use of this cabin by a commercial operator, such as an outfitter or guide, is NOT allowed. Cabin located in a remote setting of a spruce and hemlock forest. The area around cabin is mostly flat with steeper terrain nearby. All garbage and food must be packed out.

Directions: Approximately 65 air miles from Ketchikan and 50 air miles southwest from the City of Craig on Prince of Wales Island. Access is by floatplane only. Refer to USGS map Craig C-3.

Seasonal Information:
Normal Services Available: May-2003 through 9-30-2003 .



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Visitor Information:

Alaska Division of Tourism, P.O. Box 110801 , Juneau, AK, 99811-0801, Phone: 907-465-2010

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