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Division of Parks & Outdoor Recreation

Interior of Public Use Cabin

Nancy Lake State Recreation Area

Nancy Lake Cabin #1

Nancy Lake Cabin #1 Exterior

Cabin Specifications

★ Minimum Occupancy: 1 Guest
★ Maximum Occupancy: 6 Guests
★ Site Access Method: Summer - Hike, Boat, Float Plane; Winter - Ski, Snowmachine*
★ Stay Limit: 5 Nights
★ Check-in/out Time: 12:00pm
★ Pets Allowed: Yes**
★ Fees: (see fee page)
★ Cabin Dimensions: 16' x 20'
★ Heating Method: Wood (Bring your own wood)

See Nancy Lake PUC map

Amenities

★ Fire Ring
★ Picnic Table
★ Lake Access

The cabin was replaced in 2015 with a new larger log cabin. Located a stone’s throw from Nancy Lake, the site is most easily accessed from the water. The cabin has 2 double bunks, a storage loft, wood stove, outside picnic table, outside fire ring and overlooks scenic Nancy Lake.

Location:
A short 1/4-mile paddle by canoe, ski or snowmobile from the Nancy Lake Canoe Trailhead parking area at Mile 1.6 Nancy Lake Parkway. It can also be accessed at the Public Use Cabin Trailhead at Mile 1.8 Nancy Lake Parkway; follow the signs 1/2-mile trail to the cabin. ATVs prohibited. Floats or ski-plane accessible. Snowmobile openings announced when there is sufficient snow cover to protect underlying vegetation.

GPS: 61 41.572N, 150 01.239W

Special Notes:
* Check the Nancy Lake park condition reports for trail conditions and snowmobile openings.

** Pets must be under control at all times and you are responsible for cleaning up your pet’s waste.

Pack out everything you pack in.

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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 axe, 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