Attention: The cabin will be closed September 21, 2014 through October 2, 2014.

HASSELBORG CREEK CABIN, AK

Hasselborg Creek Cabin offers guests access to a variety of recreational activities, relaxation and a unique wilderness lodging experience in the central part of Admiralty Island in the Tongass National Forest. The remote site offers a scenic setting for hiking, fishing, canoeing ...
Status: Open through Wed Dec 31 2014   Season Dates

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Know Before You Go
  • This facility is located in an extremely remote and wild area; before making a reservation, become aware of bear, water, and weather safety (including cold)
  • Recreating in Alaska can present both obvious and hidden dangers; please be aware of your surroundings and be prepared for extended stays due to occasionally poor weather
  • Water is not available at this facility; visitors must bring their own for drinking, cooking, and cleaning
  • All garbage and food must be packed out
  • The lake is on a flight path and has substantial overhead plane traffic
  • Contact the Admiralty Island National Monument at 907-586-8800 prior to arrival for information about safety precautions
  • Same day reservations are available for this facility
  • Use of this cabin by a commercial operator, such as an outfitter or guide, is prohibited
  • Learn more about Tongass National Forest
  • Don't Move Firewood: Prevent the spread of tree-killing pests by purchasing firewood near your destination and burning it on-site. For more information visit dontmovefirewood.org.
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Overview

Overview

Hasselborg Creek Cabin offers guests access to a variety of recreational activities, relaxation and a unique wilderness lodging experience in the central part of Admiralty Island in the Tongass National Forest. The remote site offers a scenic setting for hiking, fishing, canoeing and wildlife viewing, all within the vicinity of the cabin.

The cabin is one of three on Hasselborg Lake, which is seven miles long and part of the Admiralty Island Canoe Route. Access to the cabin is float plane or canoe with portage. Visitors are responsible for their own travel arrangements and safety, and must bring several of their own amenities.

Natural Features:

At an elevation of 300 feet, the cabin is situated under a dense canopy of a spruce-hemlock forest, at the southern end of scenic Hasselborg Lake. The cabin is just steps away from the lake.

The cabin is located in the Kootznoowoo Wilderness which encompasses 956,255 acres of the island. Dense spruce and hemlock forests, glacier-fed streams, lakes and muskeg openings define the landscape, while rocky peaks tower along the island's high crest, reaching elevations of over 3,000 feet.

Sitka black-tailed deer make a home in the dense forest and bald eagles perch in treetops along most beaches. Brown bears frequent the area as well (earn more about bear safety).

Recreation:

Hasselborg Lake offers fishing for cutthroat trout, Dolly Varden and kokanee salmon. The lake outlet is one of the better areas to cast a fishing line. A small fishing boat with oars is provided at the cabin, but guests must bring their own life jackets and a small, outboard motor, if they choose.

Several primitive trails extend from the cabin into the forest. Trails accessible by boat from Hasselborg Lake lead to Lake Guerin, Beaver Lake, Lake McKinney, and Hasselborg River. Lake Guerin and Beaver Lake are on the Admiralty Island Canoe Route, offering guests access to pristine wilderness settings.

Facilities:

Built in the 1930s, Hasselborg Creek Cabin is a small, adirondack shelter. It is furnished with a single bunk bed without mattresses, and sleeps up to two guests. The cabin has a concrete floor and stone fireplace, and is equipped with a table, benches, a small cook area, a wood stove for heat and an outside toilet. Firewood is stacked in a woodshed near the cabin.

The cabin does not have running water or electricity. Guests must bring their own food, water, sleeping bags, sleeping pads, cook stoves, matches, cooking gear/utensils, light source, toilet paper, first aid kit and garbage bags. Water from any natural source must be filtered, boiled or chemically treated before use.

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Nearby Attractions:

Admiralty Island also has a rich cultural heritage, which is evident in the traditional native village of Angoon, the island's only permanent settlement.

Booking Window
Fri Aug 29 2014 - Sat Feb 28 2015

Reservations can be made for today and can be made up to 6 Month(s) in advance.

Season Dates

Season Schedule

Park Season Start End
Peak Tue Apr 29 2014 Sun Sep 28 2014
Non Peak Mon Sep 29 2014 Wed Dec 31 2014
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Axe
  • Boating
  • Bunkbed(s)
  • Cabin Rentals
  • Canoeing
  • Cleaning Supplies
  • Cooking Area
  • Firewood
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Lake Access
  • Table and Chairs
  • Vault Toilets
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Wood Stove
Fees and Cancellation Policies

Fees and Cancellation

Fee Information
Payment in full will be charged to your credit card upon completion of the reservation. A $9.00 non-refundable on line reservation fee may be charged for some facilities.

Payment Methods Accepted On-line:
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Changes and Cancellations
A $10.00 service fee will apply if you change or cancel your reservation. Late cancellations are subject to additional fees. For full details see NRRS Reservation Policy

Special Policy Applicable to this Facility
Only one change per reservation for all Alaska cabins is allowed. Change is defined as a modification to the start or end date of the reservation; after one change has been made, if additional changes are desired, the customer must cancel the current reservation and re-book the new dates.

Facility Rates*
Park Season Site Type Nightly/Daily Rates
Peak Season
Apr 29 2014 -
Sep 28 2014
CABIN NONELECTRIC $25.00
Non Peak Season
Sep 29 2014 -
Dec 31 2014
CABIN NONELECTRIC $25.00

*Displayed rates do not reflect discounts, attribute fees (electrical hook-ups / water hook-ups), taxes or incremental charges
**Weekly rates may not be available for all sites
Getting There
GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
57.66313, -134.25403
57°39'47"N, 134°15'15"W

Access to the cabin is by float plane or canoe with portage. It is about a 45-minute flight from Juneau. By canoe and portage, it is about 6.5 miles from Mole Harbor. Click here for for information about Admiralty Island Canoe Route and portage. This cabin is in a designated Wilderness area, and access by helicopter is illegal.

In the fall, winter, and early spring, the cabin may be inaccessible due to frozen lake surface (float planes cannot land). The lake is typically ice-free from mid-May through November. Refer to USGS topographic map Sitka C-1, C-2. Click here for information about reaching Forest Service Cabins.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

HASSELBORG CREEK CABIN
ADMIRALITY NATIONAL MONUMENT
JUNEAU  AK 

Phone Number:

Information:  (907)586-8800
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