Distin Lake Cabin Lookout/cabin, AK

US Forest Service

Distin Lake Cabin Lookout/cabin

This is an enclosed CCC Adirondack shelter built in 1936. Original notching is visible on much of the structure. Layout is similar to a Pan Abode cabin. It has sleeping space for 2 adults and 2 children...[more]

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Distin Lake is in the central portion of Admiralty Island. Access by floatplane or canoe and portage. One-way flight time from Juneau is approximately 45 minutes. By canoe and portage, it is eight miles to Mitchell Bay. This cabin is in a designated Wilderness area, and access by helicopter is illegal. Suggested USGS topo maps: Sitka C-1, C-2.

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