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Kachemak Bay

Moose Valley Cabin

Moose Valley Cabin

Cabin Specifications

★ Minimum Occupancy: 1 Guest
★ Maximum Occupancy: 2 Guests
★ Site Access Method: Hike-in
★ Stay Limit: 7 Nights
★ Check-in/out Time: 12:00pm
★ Pets Allowed: Yes*
★ Fees: (see fee page)
★ Cabin Dimensions: 12' x 12'
★ Heating Method: None (out of order)


★ 2 Small Rustic Bunks
★ Fire Pit

Cabin is damaged and currently not available for reservation.

Moose Valley Cabin is located just off the Moose Valley Loop trail. This is a rustic little cabin complete with a stream running just off of the front porch. Special park attractions include Poot Peak, China Poot Bay, Halibut Cove Lagoon, and China Poot (Leisure) Lake. Be advised that the bunks are basic and need ample padding to be comfortable.

Moose Valley Cabin offers a host of recreational opportunities for the outdoor enthusiast. Fishing, boating, kayaking, and hiking just to name a few. You will have the opportunity to observe sea otters, seals, porpoise and whales. Land mammals include moose, black bear, mountain goats, coyotes and wolves. Bird watching is another favorite pastime; species include eagles, gyrfalcons and puffins.

located just off the Moose Valley Loop trail. It is approximately 2.8 miles from the Halibut Cove Lagoon Ranger Station. The trail leaves the China Poot Lake trail about 1.8 miles from the station and ‘loops' through Moose Valley and up to the South side of Poot Peak. From Poot Peak, access the South Spur trail to China Poot Lake (Leisure Lake) or the Wosnesenski River Trail.

GPS: N59 32.721 W151 10.057

Special Notes:
* Pets must be kept on a leash as there are bears and other hikers in the area.

Water at the stream but must be boiled first. Small outhouse nearby.

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 reservation call center at 1-844-351-9733 9am-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
DNR Public Information Center:
(907) 269-8400
DPOR Director's Office:
(907) 269-8700