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TROUT LAKE CABIN, AK
part ofChugach National Forest, US Forest Service
Status: Open year round. Season Dates
OverviewTrout Lake Cabin is a large, rustic cabin set alongside Trout Lake. It was recently rebuilt, offering more space for visitors who come to enjoy the forests of south-central Alaska. It provides access to great fishing and canoeing opportunities on the small lake, as well as a variety of trails and wildlife viewing in the area.
The cabin is located just over 7 miles from the south trailhead on the Resurrection Pass Trail. It can be accessed by hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, cross country skiing, snowshoeing or by floatplane and during open seasons, snowmobiles as well. Visitors 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 the lake. It is surrounded by a willow, spruce and birch forest and open brushy areas. The cabin overlooks the lake and provides views of the nearby mountains. The area is prime moose habitat.
Visitors enjoy boating and fishing for rainbow trout and whitefish in Trout Lake. A rowboat with oars 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. Nearby Juneau Creek has Dolly Varden, rainbow trout and grayling as well.
The recently rebuilt two-story log cabin can accommodate up to eight people. It is equipped with wooden bunks, a table, benches and a wood stove for heat. A splitting maul and crosscut saw are available. An outdoor toilet is provided.
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Know Before You Go
Getting There:GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
From the Resurrection Pass South Trailhead, hike 7 miles to spur trail, then continue another half-mile to the cabin. Or via floatplane (30 minutes from Moose Pass, 15 minutes from Coopers Landing). Refer to USGS map Seward C8. 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 Seward Ranger District at (907)224-3374. The trail is closed to horse/pack stock from April 1 to June 30, and is open to over-snow motorized vehicles from December 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:TROUT LAKE CABIN
334 FOURTH AVE
SEWARD AK 99664
Phone Number:Project Office: (907)224-3374