Public Lake Cabins of Alaska

Swan Lake Seward Cabin

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Swan Lake Seward Cabin is a rustic cabin on beautiful Swan Lake, providing access to fishing, hunting, hiking, and wildlife viewing opportunities. Swan Lake has a rocky bottom in the bay near the front of the cabin, use caution. When booking refer to this cabin as Swan Lake Seward so it is not confused with the other Swan Lake Cabins. The cabin can be accessed by hiking, biking, skiing, horseback and snowmobile.


The log cabin has bunk space for six and a maximum occupancy of eight people. It is equipped with counter space, a table, benches and a wood stove for heat. A splitting maul and saw are available. An outhouse is also provided.

There is no electricity, potable water, mattresses, bedding, cooking utensils or cut firewood at the cabin. Visitors should bring sleeping bags and pads, a cook stove, cooking gear and food. Water taken from the lake should be treated or boiled before consumption.


Cabin is on the lakeshore in a grassy area surrounded by spruce birch in rolling hill terrain. Cabin elevation 1,400 feet.

Cabin is next to the Resurrection Pass Trail on the southeast corner of Swan Lake, 13 miles from the south trailhead (Mile 52, Sterling Highway). It is also accessible by floatplane (a 15 minute flight from Cooper Landing or a 30 minute flight from Moose Pass). Refer to USGS map, Seward C8.

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