Cabin Descriptions - Southeast Area


Map of Juneau area cabins




Eagle Beach State Recreation Area

The Saturday Creek Cabin

Eagle Beach State Recreation area is located at mile 28 on the Glacier Highway in Juneau. Summer recreation includes hiking, picnicking, berry picking, wildlife viewing, and photography. In the winter, the campground road is not plowed and the campground gate is locked from October 1 to the following spring (dependent on snow). If snow conditions allow bring a sled for transporting heavy gear. Winter recreation includes skiing, snowshoeing, photography, wildlife viewing and peace and quiet.

The average temperatures in this area are 55° to 70° F during the spring and summer. High humidity and a high average rainfall make for a wet environment. Bring appropriate clothing and come prepared for unpredictable changes in weather. Winter snow conditions vary from wet and snowy to cold and clear. Average temperatures are in the 20's with extremes in the single digits. Eagle Beach Brochure and Map.

  • Saturday Creek Cabin (16' X 18')
    Sleeps 8 (maximum 10) with a maximum stay of 3 consecutive nights. $35 non-peak / $45 peak per night. Saturday Creek cabin is located right next to the Eagle Beach parking lot. The cabin is equipped with wooden sleeping platforms. Primary heat at the cabin is oil. It is recommended the user bring a minimum of 1 gallon of kerosene to supply heat for the cabin (2 gallons per night in the winter). Please call 465-4563 or 269-8400 during business hours for the combination.

  • Berry Patch Cabin (16' X 18')
    Sleeps 8 (maximum 10) with a maximum stay of 3 consecutive nights. $35 non-peak / $45 peak per night. The Berry Patch cabin is on the campground road approximately 1/4 mile from the parking lot just past Saturday Creek cabin (above). No car access in winter; ski, hike or snow shoe from parking lot. Equipped with wooden sleeping platforms. Primary heat  is oil. It is recommended the user bring a minimum of 1 gallon of kerosene to supply heat for the cabin (2 gallons per night in the winter). Please call 465-4563 or 269-8400 during business hours for the door combination.

  • Marten Cabin (12' X 14')

    Sleeps 4 with a maximum stay of 3 consecutive nights. $35 non-peak / $45 peak per night. The cabin is on the campground road approximately 1/2 mile from the parking lot. Go past the Berry Patch Cabin on the campground road and continue along the back loop.  Look for the Marten cabin on the left.  No car access in winter; ski, hike or snow shoe from parking lot. The cabin is equipped with wooden sleeping platforms. Primary heat at the cabin is oil. It is recommended the user bring a minimum of 1 gallon of kerosene to supply heat for the cabin (2 gallons per night in the winter). Please call 465-4563 or 269-8400 during business hours for the door combination.




Point Bridget State Park (near Juneau)

Cowee Meadow Cabin Point Bridget State Park is located 39 miles north of Juneau. Fishing is excellent during salmon runs in the fall off Berner's Bay beaches and in Cowee Creek. Beachcombing, wildlife viewing, hiking, and boating are among the diverse opportunities available. There are bears in the area, so please be aware and use caution.

The average temperatures in this area are 55° to 70° F during the spring and summer. High humidity and a high average rainfall make for a wet environment. Bring appropriate clothing and come prepared for unpredictable changes in weather. The cabins are equipped with wooden sleeping platforms, a wood stove and/or propane stove, chairs or benches, table and latrine.

Point Bridget Cabin Fact Sheet (PDF)
Point Bridget Trail map guide
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  • Cowee Meadow Cabin (12' X 16')

    Sleeps 8 (maximum 8) with a maximum stay of 3 consecutive nights. $35 non-peak / $45 peak per night. Cabins are not furnished with mattresses. Summer access: by foot or by small boats (can haul onto a beach). The foot trail begins at Point Bridget State Park Trailhead parking area at Mile 39 Glacier Highway. The trail is 2.5 miles to the cabin. Winter access: the same trail is open in the winter. Visitors can ski or snowshoe in, but no ATV's or other motorized vehicles are allowed. Primary heat at the cabin is oil with an emergency woodstove. It is recommended the user bring a minimum of 1 gallon of kerosene per day to supply heat for the cabin.  Water supply is from the creek. Please purify before using. GPS 058° 40' 20.48"N, 134° 57' 47.18"W.

  • Blue Mussel Cabin (12' X 16')

    Sleeps 8 (maximum 8) with a maximum stay of 3 consecutive nights. $35 non-peak / $45 peak per night. Cabins are not furnished with mattresses. Summer access by foot or boat (can haul onto a rocky beach). The foot trail begins at Point Bridget State Park Trailhead parking area at Mile 39 Glacier Highway. The trail is 3.4 miles to the cabin. Winter access: the same trail is open in the winter. Visitors can ski or snowshoe in, but no ATV's or other motorized vehicles are allowed. Primary heat at the cabin is oil with an emergency woodstove. It is recommended the user bring a minimum of 1 gallon of kerosene per day to supply heat for the cabin. Water supply is snow in the winter and a nearby creek in the summer. Please purify before using. In a dry year, the creek will be dry, so consider bringing a water supply. GPS 058° 40' 42.00"N, 134° 59' 8.56"W.

  • Camping Cove Cabin (14' X 18')

    Sleeps 6 (maximum 6) with a maximum stay of 3 consecutive nights. $35 non-peak / $45 peak per night. Cabins are not furnished with mattresses. Summer access: by foot or by small boats. The foot trail begins at Point Bridget State Park Trailhead parking area at Mile 39 Glacier Highway. The trail is 3.75 miles to the cabin. Winter access: the same trail is open in the winter. Visitors can ski or snowshoe the first 2.5 miles, but no ATV's or other motorized vehicles are allowed. Primary heat at the cabin is oil with an emergency woodstove. It is recommended the user bring a minimum of 1 gallon of kerosene per day to supply heat for the cabin. Water supply is from the creek. Please purify before using. GPS 058° 38' 57.54"N, 134° 57' 56.4"W.

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St. James Bay State Marine Park (near Juneau)

Photo of Bob Hinman Memorial Cabin

St. James State Marine Park is located approximately 35 miles northwest of Juneau and 45 miles south of Haines. The park encompasses St. James Bay, Boat harbor, and continues north up the valley which drains the area. The area has abundant protected anchorages, concentrations of fish and wildlife, and beach landing areas.

The average temperatures in the summer are in the 60's, rare highs hitting 80. High humidity and a high average rainfall make for a wet environment. The average rainfall is from 60-90 inches annually. Have warm clothing and quality rain gear, as inclement weather can set in quickly and last for days. Snow can begin to accumulate as early as October.

The recreational use of St. James Bay is extremely high. The bay, easily accessed by small boat from the Amalga Harbor boat launch, Auke Bay, or Juneau, is a popular area for wildlife viewing, photography, waterfowl and big game hunting, sport fishing, boating, kayaking, and camping. Access by float plane is also readily available.

  • Bob Hinman Memorial Cabin (14' X 18')

    Sleeps 6 (maximum 6) with a maximum stay of 3 consecutive nights. $25 non-peak / $35 peak per night. Access by boat or float plane. The cabin is located on the Northwest tip of a small island and provides for a good anchorage and beach access. Primary heat at the cabin is oil with an emergency woodstove. It is recommended the user bring a minimum of 1 gallon of kerosene per day to supply heat for the cabin. There is no water supply other than rainwater catchment at the site, so bring your own water. There is a small skiff located at the cabin. GPS N058° 36' 17.2", W135° 11' 41.8".




Shelter Island (near Juneau)

The Rupe Andrews Cabin

Shelter Island in the Channel Islands State Marine Park is located 25 miles Northwest of Juneau. The recreational use in and around Shelter Island is extremely high. The area is easily accessed by small boat from the Amalga Harbor boat launch, Auke Bay, or Juneau and is a popular area for wildlife viewing, photography, waterfowl and big game hunting, sport fishing, boating, kayaking, and camping. Access by float plane is also readily available. North Pass is a favorite fishing location for salmon and halibut and a popular whale viewing location.

The average temperatures in the summer are in the 60's, rare highs hitting 80. High humidity and a high average rainfall make for a wet environment. The average rainfall is from 60-90 inches annually. Have warm clothing and quality rain gear, as inclement weather can set in quickly and last for days. Snow can begin to accumulate as early as October.

  • The Rupe Andrews Cabin (14' X 18')

    The cabin is 14’X18’ with a ½ loft. Sleeps 10 (maximum 10) with a maximum stay of 3 consecutive nights. $25 non-peak / $35 peak per night. Cabins are not furnished with mattresses. Access by boat or float plane. The cabin is located on the Northwest side of Shelter Island at Handtrollers cove. There is a good anchorage and beach access. Primary heat at the cabin is oil. It is recommended the user bring a minimum of 1 gallon of kerosene per day to supply heat for the cabin. There is no water supply other than rainwater catchment at the site, so bring your own water. GPS 058 26’ 58.52”N 134 53’ 45.51”W




Channel Island State Marine Park (near Juneau)

The Lincoln Cabin

Lincoln Island in the Channel Island State Marine Park is located 27 miles Northwest of Juneau. Recreation is primarily hunting and fishing.  Nearby North Pass is a favorite fishing location for salmon and halibut and a popular whale viewing location.  Access is by small boat from Amalga Harbor or Auke Bay boat launch or float plane.

The coastal climate is cool, high average rainfall of 60-90 inches creates a wet environment. Have warm clothing and quality rain gear, inclement weather can occur quickly and last for days. Snow can begin to accumulate as early as October.


  • The Lincoln Cabin (14' X 18')

    The cabin is 14'X18' with a loft. Sleeps 10 (maximum 10) with a maximum stay of 3 consecutive nights. $25 non-peak / $35 peak per night. Cabins are not furnished with mattresses. The cabin is on the east side of Lincoln about a mile above North Pass. There is a good anchorage and beach access. Heat at the cabin is oil and a minimum of one gallon of kerosene per day is recommended (two gallons in winter). The only water supply is a creek a few hundred yards south of the cabin. GPS 058 29' 20.71" N 134 58' 03.72"W




Oliver Inlet State Marine Park (near Juneau)

Oliver Inlet Tram

The Seymour Canal public use cabin is located on saltwater at the tip of Seymour Canal on Admiralty Island. Seymour Canal has the greatest known concentration of nesting bald eagles in the world. Seals, sea lions, and whales utilize the canal throughout the year. Trumpeter and whistling swans and other migrating waterfowl rest along the canal. The Seymour Canal area is noted for having one of the largest brown bear populations in Southeast Alaska. Please use caution.

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. This cabin is equipped with wooden sleeping platforms, a wood stove, table and chairs or benches, and latrine.

Seymour Canal Cabin Fact Sheet (PDF)
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  • Seymour Canal Cabin (12' X 14')

    Sleeps 6 (maximum 8) with a maximum stay of 3 consecutive nights. Summer and winter access: 23 miles south of Juneau by float plane or boat. Commercial air and boat taxi services are available in the Juneau area. There is a tramway from Oliver Inlet to access the Seymour cabin. Hiking, hunting, and boating opportunities are abundant. Two fresh water streams near the cabin provide water. Please purify before using. There is an oil stove as the primary heat source with a very small emergency woodstove backup. Users need to provide their own oil. Kerosene is recommended and oil consumption averages 1 gallon per 24 hours. $25 non-peak / $35 peak per night. GPS 058° 05' 43.24"N, 134° 18' 46.11"W.




Taku Harbor State Marine Park (near Juneau)

The Tiger Olson public use cabin is located 25 miles south of Juneau. Tiger Olson Cabin

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.

  • Tiger Olson Cabin (14' X 18')

    Sleeps 6 with a maximum stay of 5 consecutive nights. Cabins are not furnished with mattresses. Summer and winter access. The cabin has an oil heater and the user is responsible for bringing their own diesel #1 or kerosene. The cabin has bunk space for 6 adults. A wheelbarrow is also provided at the cabin for transporting gear from the dock to the cabin. There is water near the cabin but it is non-potable and must be boiled before use. There is small oil stove with a cook top for heat. The storage tank for the stove is on the rear of the cabin. Oil is to be supplied by the user. It is recommended the user bring a minimum of 1 gallon of kerosene per day to supply heat for the cabin. $25 non-peak / $35 peak per night. GPS 058° 04' 2.73"N, 134° 00' 44.51"W.




Grindall Island State Marine Park (near Ketchikan)

Grindall Island Cabin The Grindall Island Public Use Cabin is located 18 air miles from Ketchikan and 40 air miles from Craig on a bluff with hemlock, cedar, and spruce nearby. The Grindall Island area is known for its king salmon fishing.

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. This cabin is equipped with wooden sleeping platforms, a wood stove, table and chairs or benches.

Grindall Island Fact Sheet( PDF)

  • Grindall Island Cabin (12' X 14')

    Sleeps 6 (maximum 8) with a maximum stay of  7 consecutive nights. Summer and winter access: by air or boat. Air or boat taxi from Ketchikan can reach this cabin easily. Saltwater fishing and beachcombing are the main attractions. Hiking and boating opportunities are abundant. Water availability is sporadic, so bring your own water. $25 non-peak / $35 peak per night. GPS 055° 26' 53.03"N, 132° 08' 25.09"W




Settlers Cove State Recreation Site (near Ketchikan)

Settlers Cove CabinSettlers Cove State Recreation Site is located at mile 18 on North Tongass Highway in Ketchikan.  Clover Passage is the adjacent waterway in our temperate rainforest environment.  Outdoor recreational activities include hiking, picnicking, berry picking, mushroom hunting, ocean-side fishing, beach combing, photography, and wildlife viewing.  Occasional winter activities include snowshoeing and x-country skiing.  The campground road is not plowed during the winter.  The entrance gate is locked at night.  Closure hours change seasonally.  Summer (April 15 – September 30) gate locked between 10 PM – 6 AM.  Winter (October 1 – April 15) gate locked between 8 PM – 8 AM.

The average temperature in this area during the summer is 55` to 65` during the spring and summer.  Bring appropriate clothing and come prepared for unpredictable changes in weather.  Winter snow conditions vary from wet and snowy to cold and clear.  Average temperatures are in the low 30’s with extremes in the teens.

  • Settlers Cove Cabin, Site #10 (12 X 16)

    Sleeps 6 (maximum 8) with a maximum stay of 3 consecutive nights. $35 non-peak/$45 peak per night. Settlers Cove cabin is located in the campground area, site #10. It overlooks Clover Passage and is next to the hand water pump. Water is not available in the winter. The cabin is equipped with 2 wooden sleeping platforms. The only heat in the cabin is a kerosene heater. It is recommended the user bring a minimum of 1 gallon of kerosene to supply heat for the cabin (2 gallons per night in the winter). The combination will be on your receipt. If necessary, please call 907-247-8574 or 269-8400 during business hours for the combination or problems.




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