Settlers Cove State Recreation Site
Settlers Cove State Recreation Area is located in the Ketchikan Region. Settlers Cove is nestled in quiet spot in Clover Passage. The Red Cedar, Western Hemlock and Sitka Spruce can all be seen here within the temperate rainforest. The waters of Clover Passage is a kayakers haven. A rare feature in the Ketchikan area is the sandy beach found along a section of the park. There are a series of trails throughout the park. The Hollow Cedar Beach Access Trail provides ADA access with assistance to the beach picnic shelter, accessed from both the campground or the larger day use parking lot. The Lunch Falls Loop Trail provides access over and beyond Lunch Creek, to the beach or a mile loop hike through the forest. A trail connection occurs on Lunch Creek above the Waterfall Viewing Deck to another mile hike up the Lunch Creek Trail, adjoining the 3.5 mile trail continuation on US Forest Service property to the Emery Tobin Lakes.
There are two picnic shelters that can be reserved at Settler's Cove on Reserve America. Check Availability
There is no winter road maintenance on the Settlers Cove Road. Access down the road to the public use cabin and day use parking lot is at your own discretion, as the road may be icy or snow packed. Plan accordingly and proceed with caution.
18 North Tongass Highway
From Ketchikan Airport, ferry across, turn left on North Tongass Hwy. Located at milepost 18 of the N. Tongass Hwy.