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Interior of Public-Use Cabin

Chugach State Park

Boretide Cabin

Boretide Cabin Exterior
Boretide Cabin Porch
Bortide Cabin Interior

Cabin Specifications

★ Minimum Occupancy: 1 Guest
★ Maximum Occupancy: 12 Guests
★ Site Access Method: Summer - Walk, bike, or vehicle in summer ; Winter - Walk, Ski, or Snowshoe*
★ Stay Limit: 3 Nights
★ Check-in/out Time: 12:00pm
★ Pets Allowed: Yes**
★ Fees: (see fee page)
★ Cabin Dimensions: 18' x 24'
★ Heating Method: Wood Stove (Bring your own wood)


★ Fire Ring
★ Picnic Table
★ Wooden Bunks
★ Benches
★ Loft
★ Dining Table

Map of Chugach State Park

Accessible summer and winter this large cabin can sleep up to 12 people. Conveniently located with easy parking access. This cabin is great for larger groups.

Access to Bird Campground is at Mile 101 of the Seward Highway. Enter through gate of campground, travel through campground to back end gate. The Bore Tide cabin is located on the north end of Bird Campground. Travel through gate and cabin is on left. Gate is not locked. Close it behind you.

GPS: N 60° 58.13' W 149° 27.15'

Special Notes:
* During the summer months, access to the cabin is by foot or bicycle. It is a short walk from the parking area. Winter access is by foot, skis or snowshoe. Access for vehicles will be limited at the campground access gate. Plan to sled or walk your gear to the cabin.

** 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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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
DNR Public Information Center:
(907) 269-8400
DPOR Director's Office:
(907) 269-8700