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Interior of Public-Use Cabin

Chugach State Park

Rainbow Trout Cabin

Boretide Cabin Exterior
Boretide Cabin Porch
Bortide Cabin Interior

Cabin Specifications

★ Minimum Occupancy: 1 Guest
★ Maximum Occupancy: 8 Guests
★ Site Access Method: Summer - Walk or bike 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: 16' x 20'
★ Heating Method: Wood (Bring your own wood)


★ Picnic Table
★ Wooden Bunks
★ Benches

Map of Chugach State Park

Accessible in both summer and winter, sleeps maximum of 8 people.

The Rainbow Trout Cabin is located at Eklutna Lake, just south of the Dolly Varden Cabin.
location map for Rainbow Trout Cabin
61.40372 N, 149.14665 W

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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Important Info

Once you make a reservation, you will receive a confirmation e-mail from Reserve America with important information about he 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..

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