China Poot Cabin
★ 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: As of 4/28/20, Access to the China Poot Lake Cabin is currently flooded due to a shifting river and spring snow melt. Expect water depths of up to 5 feet deep. Most flooded areas are currently 2 feet deep. This flooding occurs within a quarter of a mile of the cabin. Check back with local area State Parks office for updates on trial conditions. 907-262-5581***
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
* 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.
Check Availablility on Reserve America
Once you make a reservation, you will receive a confirmation e-mail from Reserve America with important information about the cabin. Print out this confirmation e-mail and bring it with you to the cabin. If you do not receive a confirmation e-mail within 24 hours of making the reservation, please contact the DNR Public Information Center at (907) 269-8400 Mon - Fri 10am-5pm.
Remember that these cabins are not hotels. Always be prepared! Be sure to bring:
- Sleeping bag and pad or air mattress
- Cookware, dishes, utensils
- Cooking stove and fuel
- Matches, lighters, paper fire starter
- 9-volt battery for smoke detectors
- First aid items
- Plastic trash bags
- Jug of water
- Saw or ax, just in case
- Lantern and fuel