Italio River Cabin

Italio River Cabin

The Italio River Cabin location is in Tongass/Yakutat, Alaska
99689. This page provides detailed contact information for this campground location including the campground phone number, office hours, reservation information and driving directions.

If you have any questions about the Italio River Cabin facility, or if you need to reserve a campsite, then call the campground listed below.

P.O. Box 327


Phone number
(907) 784-3359


Campground information Tongass/Yakutat, Alaska


Italio River Cabin is situated on the west bank of Hooligan Creek about half a mile from the Old Italio River and the Gulf of Alaska. This remote retreat is open year-round and makes an ideal base for fishing or hunting trips.

The site can be accessed by wheeled plane, depending on conditions. The nearby airstrip is on tidal flats, making it prone to flooding and debris. Visitors are responsible for their own travel arrangements and safety, and must bring several of their own amenities.


The Old Italio, New Italio and Akwe River systems offer outstanding fishing for rainbow trout, Dolly Varden and steelhead, as well as sockeye, pink, king and coho salmon. Moose hunting is good to excellent.


This 14×20-ft. A-frame style cabin sleeps six people and comes with two single bunks and a sleeping loft. Other amenities include a table with benches, broom and an oil heater.

A picnic table and campfire ring are located outside. An outhouse with pit toilet and a 12×12-ft. meat shed are located on-site.

Water, electricity and heating oil are not provided. Visitors must bring their own supply of drinking water, as well as #1 stove oil for the heater. One gallon lasts 2-10 hours, depending on the heat setting.

Other items to bring include sleeping bags, sleeping pads, food, a cooking stove, cookware, plates, utensils, lanterns, flashlights, toilet paper, garbage bags, a fire extinguisher and fire starter. Visitors are expected to pack out trash and clean the cabin before leaving. Click here for more cabin details.

Natural Features

The cabin sits on relatively flat terrain that can get very wet. The surrounding vegetation is predominantly brush with scattered willow and alder thickets and cottonwoods. The nearby tidal flats often flood during high tide or heavy rains ( local tide charts ).

Large populations of moose and brown bears live in this area. Bald eagles and ravens are common, and gulls are often seen along the river.

Frequently Asked Questions About P.O. Box 327 Tongass/Yakutat, AK

How do I make a reservation with Italio River Cabin?

To make reservations at Italio River Cabin, you can call the office at (907) 784-3359.

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.

Where is Italio River Cabin located?

The Italio River Cabin is located at P.O. Box 327 in Tongass/Yakutat,
. This is the location you will need to go to for camping and information.

Does Italio River Cabin have tent or RV camping?

Italio River Cabin offers both tent and RV camping, but to confirm you will need to call the office at (907) 784-3359 to make sure things haven’t changed.

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