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No Fires
No Pets
Water Unknown
About Trout Lake Cabin

Trout Lake Cabin is a large, rustic cabin set alongside Trout Lakeoffering a placefor visitors to come and enjoy the forests of south-central Alaska. It provides access to great fishing and canoeing opportunities on the lake, as well as a variety of trails and wildlife viewing in the area.

The cabin can be accessed by floatplane, hiking, biking, skiing, horseback and snowmobile. Visitors are responsible for their own travel arrangements and safety, and must bring several of their own amenities.

Recreation

Visitors enjoy boating and fishing for rainbow trout and whitefish in Trout Lake. A rowboat with oars is provided at the cabin. Fishing equipment is not provided and permits are required to fish or hunt in the state, click here to learn more about Alaska Department of Fish & Game regulations.

In season, visitors hunt for moose, black and brown bears and wolves in the surrounding forest. Hiking, mountain biking, cross country skiing, skijoring, snowshoeing and snowmobiling (during open seasons) are also popular in the area.

Facilities

The two-story log cabin has bunk space for seven and a maximum occupancy of eight people. It is equipped with counter space table, benches and a wood stove for heat. A splitting maul and hand saw are available. An outhouse is 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 lakes or streams should be treated or boiled before consumption.

Natural Features

The cabin is located north of Sterling Highway on the eastern shore of the lake. It is surrounded by a willow, spruce and birch forest and open brushy areas. The cabin overlooks the lake and provides views of the nearby mountains.

For more information on access and regulations pertaining to this cabin, trail conditions, safety precautions and outdoor safety and ethics,please contact the Seward Ranger District.

ADA Access: N

Fee Info
Reservations can be made the day of arrival or up to 180 days in advance, for three consecutive days maximum per person from May 15 to Aug. 31. 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. If you cancel a cabin reservation within 14 days of your scheduled arrival date, you will be charged the $10 service fee and forfeit the first night's recreation use fee. No-shows, early departures, or cancellations after the scheduled arrival date are not entitled to a refund. Cancellations for single night use for Alaska cabins will not be assessed a service fee.
Price
$50.00 - $75.00
Operator
USDA Forest Service
Access
Drive In
Features
No Electric Hookups
No Fires
No Pets
Not Reservable
No Sewer Hookups
No Showers
No Water Hookups
Location
Trout Lake Cabin is located in Alaska
Latitude
60.5513 N
Longitude
-149.8958 W
Get Directions
Directions
From the Resurrection Pass South Trailhead, hike 7 miles to spur trail, then continue another half-mile to the cabin. Refer to USGS map Seward C8. Maps are available online or by calling the Seward Ranger District at 907-288-3178. Winter travelers need to be able to evaluate avalanche and over-ice travel conditions. For more current travel conditions call the Seward Ranger District at 907-288-3178. The trail is closed to horse/pack stock from April 1 to June 30, and is open to over-snow motorized vehicles from December 1 to April 30 every other winter season, beginning with the winter of 2007-2008. It is closed to motorized vehicles every other winter season beginning with the 2008-2009 winter season. Learn more about Resurrection North and Resurrection South trails.
2 Reviews of Trout Lake Cabin
Huge cabin

The kids loved playing in the upstairs. The hike is shorter and less climbing if you start at bean creek trailhead.

First to Review
Gorgeous Trout Lake Cabin

We hiked in 7.5 miles from the Resurrection Pass South trailhead to enjoy this spacious, primitive cabin with amazing views of Trout Lake. Fish for trout in the provided row boat, or off the dock. Wildlife seen here: moose and beavers and various birds.

Hike: 7 miles to spur off to cabin, .5 miles to cabin from spur.

Note: The cabin can be accessed by floatplane, hiking, biking, skiing, horseback and snowmobile.

Note: Primitive cabin, must pack in/pack out own gear and trash