Activities and Amenities
Attention: The Staney Creek Cabin now has an oil stove. Please bring your own #1 diesel fuel oil with you to heat the cabin.
STANEY CREEK CABIN, AK
part ofTongass National Forest, US Forest Service
Status: Open through Thu Dec 31 2015 Season Dates
OverviewStaney Creek Cabin offers visitors recreation, relaxation and a unique lodging experience on Prince of Wales Island in Alaska's Tongass National Forest. The remote site offers a scenic setting for fishing, hiking, hunting and wildlife viewing, all within the vicinity of the cabin.
The site can be accessed by vehicle and a half-mile hike, boat or by float plane. Visitors are responsible for their own travel arrangements and safety, and must bring several of their own amenities.
The cabin sits at the mouth of Staney Creek, a grassy tidal meadow, and is surrounded by a canopy of old-growth spruce, hemlock and cedar.
The cabin is an excellent location for anglers, as the stream supports cutthroat trout, rainbow trout, dolly varden, steelhead and four species of salmon.
The cabin is a 12 x 12-foot primitive, pre-cut cedar log cabin (pan-abode style) furnished with wooden bunkbeds (without mattresses) that sleep 4-6 guests.
Activities and Amenities
Know Before You Go
Getting There:GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
Staney Creek Cabin is accessible by vehicle and a half-mile hike, by boat or by float plane. If driving from Hollis, take Highway 924 to Klawock. Travel to Highway 929 and turn north towards Control Lake Junction. Turn left on Forest Service Road 20 and travel for approximately 8 miles. Turn left again on Forest Service Road 2054 and follow signs to the Staney Creek Cabin Trailhead. Guests must hike approximately .5 miles from the trailhead to the cabin. Total drive time from Hollis is approximately two hours.
The cabin is approximately 68 air miles from Ketchikan. Access by boat or float plane is best at high tide. Click here for Tuxekan tide table information and Click here for more information on reaching Forest Service Cabins.
Inclement weather conditions may cause an extension of your trip during any time of the year and winter access can be difficult due to snow and ice conditions. Guests should bring extra supplies to last 2-5 days Please contact the Thorne Bay Ranger District at 907-828-3304 prior to arrival for more detailed information about safety precautions.
Mailing Address:STANEY CREEK CABIN
KETCHIKAN/THORNE BAY AK
Phone Number:Project Office: (907)828-3304