Kachemak Bay State Park

China Poot Cabin

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  • China Poot Lake Cabin

Cabin Specifications

★ Minimum Occupancy: 1 Guest
★ Maximum Occupancy: 6 Guests
★ Site Access Method: Air taxis are available, marine trailhead access
★ Stay Limit: 7 Nights
★ Check-in/out Time: 12:00pm
★ Pets Allowed: Yes*
★ Fees: (see fee page)
★ Cabin Dimensions: 16' x 16'
★ Heating Method: Wood Stove (Bring your own wood)


★ Fire Ring
★ Outdoor Bench
★ Table with Bench
★ Two double bunks
★ Small Sink
★ Splitting Axe
★ Hand Saw

NOTICE: (6/7/19) ACCESS TO THE CHINA POOT LAKE CABIN IS IMPASSABLE VIA THE CHINA POOT LAKE TRAIL. The China Poot Lake Trail continues to flood at mile 2. It is about 500 ft. in length and anywhere from 12 to 40 inches deep. The water is not swift, but it is moving. The bottom is mucky. There is a log bridge that is underwater spanning about 12 feet across an overflow channel that is 40" deep. China Poot Lake Cabin is not in the flooded area, only the trail. Other options are to fly into China Poot Lake or a 13 mile hike, one way, via the Moose Valley, Poot Peak South, and Wosnesenski Trails.

China Poot Lake Cabin is located on the shores of scenic China Poot Lake also known as Leisure Lake. China Poot Lake is approximately 2.4 miles from the Halibut Cove Lagoon trailhead. Special park attractions include Grewingk Glacier, Poot Peak, China Poot Bay, Halibut Cove Lagoon, and China Poot (Leisure) Lake.

China Poot Lake Cabin offers a host of recreational opportunities for the outdoor enthusiast. Fishing, boating, kayaking, and hiking just to name a few. You will have the opportunity to observe sea otters, seals, porpoise and whales. Land mammals include moose, black bear, mountain goats, coyotes and wolves. Bird watching is another favorite pastime; species include eagles, gyrfalcons and puffins.

On the East shore of China Poot Lake, approximately 13 air miles from Homer and approximately 2.4 trail miles from Halibut Cove Lagoon trailheads. Air taxis are available for fly-ins directly to the cabin and water taxis are available for marine trailhead access. There is no dock facility at the cabin. A short 300-foot trail connects the cabin to the China Poot Lake Trail 0.2 miles north of the China Poot Lake Campsite. The cabin trail is signed at the junction.

GPS: N59 32.541 W151 11.950

Special Notes:
* Pets must be kept on a leash as there are bears and other hikers in the area.

Water out of the creek must be treated.

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