Public Lake Cabins of Alaska

Wilson Narrows Cabin

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This is a standard cabin that sits on the outlet of Wilson Lake. This cabin is heavily booked due to the great fishing that can be had in this area. Tom Bass notated that the cabin was in good shape in 2012, and had a nice beach for the aircraft.


This 12×14-ft. ( pan-abode style ) cabin accommodates 6 people with 2 single and 2 double bunks. Other amenities include a table and benches, cooking counter, food storage and a broom with dustpan. A wood stove is provided for heat, along with a splitting maul. An outhouse is located nearby. Bring your own firewood as it cannot be guaranteed. Drinking water is not available at the cabin. It is recommended that visitors bring their own water supply. Water is also available from the lake, but should be treated before drinking or cooking with it. Visitors should also bring sleeping bags, sleeping pads, cooking gear, lanterns or flashlights, food, toilet paper, garbage bags, a fire extinguisher and fire starter. Rain gear and boots are recommended. Visitors are expected to pack out their trash, gear and food and clean the cabin before leaving.


This cabin is located approximately 44 air miles northeast of Ketchikan, on the mainland north of Wilson Arm at the south end of Wilson Lake, elev. 256′. Accessible by floatplane ONLY. Refer to: USGS map Ketchikan B-2, and C-2.

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