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Alaska Department of Natural Resources

Division of Parks & Outdoor Recreation

Interior of Public Use Cabin

Chena River State Recreation Area

Compeau Cabin

Compeau Cabin 1
Compeau Cabin 2

Cabin Specifications

★ Minimum Occupancy: 1 Guest
★ Maximum Occupancy: 6 Guests
★ Site Access Method: Summer - ATV, Hiking, Biking; Winter - Ski, Snowshoe, Snowmachine, Dog Team
★ Stay Limit: 5 Nights
★ Check-in/out Time: 12:00pm
★ Pets Allowed: Yes, always on leash
★ Fees: (see fee page)
★ Cabin Dimensions: 14' x 16'
★ Heating Method: Wood Stove (Bring your own wood)

Amenities

★ Smoke Alarm
★ Wood Stove
★ Table and Seats
★ Broom and Ash Scoop
★ Saw and Axe

This cabin was funded through the Federal Recreational Trail Grant Program.

Location:
The cabin is located at mile 2 of the Compeau Trail. Access the cabin from the Compeau Trailhead located at 29.8 mile Chena Hot Springs Road.

GPS: 64.90319 -146.68350

Special Notes:
This trail is closed each spring during break-up to all but foot traffic from April 20th through late May. For more information and trail openings contact the Northern Area office at (907) 451-2695.

Pack out what you pack in

Check for Availability on Reserve America

Important Info

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
  • Food
  • 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
  • Firewood
  • Flashlight
  • Lantern and fuel

Mission Statement

"The Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation provides outdoor recreation opportunities and conserves and interprets natural, cultural, and historic resources for the use, enjoyment, and welfare of the people."

Accessibility Notice

Division of Parks & Outdoor Recreation

Atwood Building
550 West 7th Avenue
Suite 1380
Anchorage, AK 99501
Phone: (907) 269-8700
Fax: (907) 269-8907