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Spencer Bench Cabin

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About This Campground

USDA Forest Service

Overview

Spencer Bench Cabin is located at 1,900 feet in elevation at the end of the Spencer Bench Trail.
The trail climbs away from the lake revealing breathtaking views of the Placer River Valley, Spencer Lake and the Spencer Glacier below. The cabin sits just below several alpine meadows…

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Access

  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site
  • Hike-In
    Backcountry sites.

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  • Cabins

Features

For Campers

  • Reservable
  • Pets
  • Fires

Reviews

1 Review of Spencer Bench Cabin

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Reviewed Oct. 1, 2016

Spencer Bench Cabin is AMAZING

This is by far the best cabin I've stayed at in Alaska! It's a 3 mile hike up 1800-1900' of endless switchbacks but the views are amazing. The cabin is relatively new, and super spacious. The kerosine heater was a plus, but if you don't hike up the kerosine you might be out of luck for heat. After…

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Location

Spencer Bench Cabin is located in Alaska

Directions

To catch the train (reservations required) into the Spencer Whistle Stop, drive south from Anchorage on the Seward Highway to the Portage Rail Depot (Milepost 80) and check in at the Train station. In the winter months there are 2 snowmachine parking lots at Seward Highway Milepost 78 where snowmachines can access the Cabin by heading up the Placer River Valley. Note: Over snow access is condition dependent. Please call the Glacier Ranger District office (907-783-3242) for info on access via snowmachine.

Coordinates

60.70855522 N
149.00275097 W

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