Raven Shelter - Auke Village Recreation Area

Tongass National Forest

The Auke Village Recreation Area is on a beach on the northern shoreline of Auke Bay, and was once a village site for the Auk Tlingit Natives. Often in the summer, porpoises can be seen from the beach as they break the surface of the water. The Raven day-use picnic shelter is the largest of the shelters and is the closest shelter to the Auke Village Campground.

Need to Know

Need To Know

Bear Safety on the Tongass Bears frequent the area; pack-in, pack-out garbage (on-site garbage cans not intended for large amounts).Bear Safety on the Tongass 

Bring whatever firewood is needed. Building, maintaining, attending or using a wood pallet fire is prohibited.

Stay on developed paths so tree root systems are not damaged.

Provide sufficient garbage bags for your group. Pack-it-in, Pack-it-out. Garbage cans on site are not intended for large amounts. It is prohibited to leave refuse, debris or litter or dump refuse, debris or trash.

Upon departure, visitors must extinguish fires in fireplace, fire pit and grills; clean grill and table; pick up and removal of all trash, equipment and materials brought into the shelter and picnic area.

The Auke Recreation Area is closed from 12:00 a.m. to 6:00 a.m.

Possessing a glass container is prohibited.

It is prohibited to have a fire outside a fireplace, grill or fire ring. Please ensure all wood fits inside the fireplace or fire ring. No pallets or pieces of pallets; no lumber with nails or staples.

It is prohibited to damage any property of the United States. No staples or nails may be attached to any shelter.

For large groups 75 or greater, an additional Special Use permit is required. Contact the Juneau Ranger District about Special Use permits and other questions at 907-586-8800.

Contact Information

8510 Mendenhall Loop Road Juneau AK 99801

Phone Number

(907) 586-8800

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