About This Campground
Sarkar Lake Cabin offers guests recreation, relaxation and a unique lodging experience on Prince of Wales Island in southeastern Alaska. The remote site offers a scenic setting for fishing, canoeing and wildlife viewing, all within the vicinity of the cabin.
The site can either be accessed by…
- Drive InPark next to your campsite
Sarkar Lake Cabin is located in Alaska
Sarkar Lake Cabin is accessible either by vehicle and then boating in, or by float plane. The Sarkar Cabin boat launch is located on Forest Road 20 about 40 miles from Craig. From Craig, head north on State Highway 929 to Control Lake Junction. From Control Lake Junction, travel Forest Service Road 20 for 40 miles to Sarkar Lake. The cabin is approximately 2 miles from the parking area by boat.The boat is provided by the Forest Service and uses a long shaft motor, but visitors will have to bring their own. Note: the 2-mile paddle to Sarkar Cabin winds around several islands in its route. Visitors who have never been to the cabin should make sure to bring a good map of the lake system, as it can be difficult to find the cabin through the maze of islands and similar land forms around lake. Visitors may obtain a detailed map from the visitor center or district office. Refer to USGS map Craig D-4. Click here for information about reaching Forest Service Cabins. The cabin is also accessible by float plane, 76 air miles from Ketchikan and 53 miles from Thorne Bay. In fall, winter, and early spring, the cabin may be inaccessible as float planes cannot land on the frozen lake surface. Inclement weather conditions may cause an extension of your trip during any time of the year and winter access can be difficult due to snow and ice conditions. Guests should bring extra supplies to last 2-5 days Please contact the Thorne Bay Ranger District at 907-828-3304 prior to arrival for more detailed information about safety precautions.