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JUNEAU LAKE CABIN, AK
part ofChugach National Forest, US Forest Service
Status: Open through Wed Dec 31 2014 Season Dates
OverviewJuneau Lake Cabin is a remote and rustic place to stay amid south-central Alaska's vast mountain terrain. It is one of several Forest Service cabins along the same trail, and overlooks scenic Juneau Lake. It provides great fishing opportunities as well as various trails and wildlife viewing.
The cabin is located about 9.5 miles from the south trailhead on the Resurrection Pass Trail. It can be accessed by hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, cross country skiing, snowshoeing, floatplane and snowmobiles during open seasons. Guests are responsible for their own travel arrangements and safety, and must bring several of their own amenities.
The cabin is located north of Sterling Highway on the eastern shore of Juneau Lake, at an elevation of 1,300 feet. It is surrounded by a spruce and birch forest overlooking the lake and surrounding mountains. A variety of wildlife makes its home in the area.
Visitors enjoy boating and fishing for rainbow trout, whitefish, burbot and grayling in Juneau Lake. A canoe with paddles is provided at the cabin. Fishing equipment is not provided and permits are required to fish or hunt in the state, click here to learn more about Alaska Department of Fish & Game regulations.
The 14x17-ft log cabin can accommodate up to eight people, but sleeps four more comfortably. It is equipped with wooden bunks, a table, benches and a wood stove for heat. A splitting maul and crosscut saw are available. An outhouse is provided outside the cabin.
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Getting There:GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
Access by trail or floatplane. From the Resurrection Pass South Trailhead, at milepost 52 on Sterling Highway, hike 9.5 miles to the cabin. From the Resurrection Pass North Trailhead, at milepost 4 on Resurrection Creek Road, hike 29.3 miles to the cabin. Maps are available online or by calling the Seward Ranger District at (907) 224-3374.
Winter travelers need to be able to evaluate avalanche and over-ice travel conditions. For more current travel conditions call the district office. The trail is closed to horse/pack stock from April 1 to June 30, and is open to over-snow motorized vehicles from Dec. 1 to April 30 every other winter season, beginning with the winter of 2007-2008. It is closed to motorized vehicles every other winter season beginning with the 2008-2009 winter season.
Mailing Address:JUNEAU LAKE CABIN
334 FOURTH AVE
SEWARD AK 99664
Phone Number:Project Office:(907)224-3374