Taku Harbor State Marine Park
Tiger Olson Cabin
★ Minimum Occupancy: 1 Guest
★ Maximum Occupancy: 6 Guests
★ Site Access Method: Boat, Float plane
★ Stay Limit: 7 Nights
★ Check-in/out Time: 12:00pm
★ Pets Allowed: Yes**
★ Fees: (see fee page)
★ Cabin Dimensions: 14' x 18'
★ Heating Method: Kerosene (Bring your own)
★ Fire Ring
★ Picnic Table
The cabin is red cedar located 100 yards from the public dock in Taku Harbor SMP. There is a picnic table and fire pit located in front of the cabin and an outhouse just to the south side. The average temperatures in this area are 55° to 70° during the summer and spring. High humidity and a high average rainfall make for a wet environment. Bring appropriate clothing and come prepared for unpredictable changes in weather.
The Tiger Olson Public-Use Cabin is located 25 miles south of Juneau.
GPS: N 58°04' 2.73" W 134°00' 44.51"
Cabins are not furnished with mattresses. There is water available from streams near by but it is non-potable and must be boiled before use. Please purify before using. There is a kerosene stove as the primary heat source with a very small emergency woodstove backup. Users need to provide their own kerosene . The storage tank for the stove is on the rear of the cabin. Kerosene is recommended and oil consumption averages 1 gallon per 24 hours (2 gallons per night in the winter). The kerosene stove burns approximately of 1.2 gallons per 24 hours on the Lowest setting and 3.6 gallons per 24 hours on the Highest setting.
** 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.
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 reservation call center at 1-844-351-9733 7am-7pm AKST..
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