Moser Island Cabin

Moser Island Cabin

The Moser Island Cabin location is in Sitka, Alaska
99835. 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 Moser Island Cabin facility, or if you need to reserve a campsite, then call the campground listed below.

Address
Sitka Ranger District
2108 Halibut Point Rd
Sitka
Alaska
99835

Phone number
907-747-6671

Email
r10_sitka_rd@fs.fed.us

Campground information Sitka, Alaska

Overview

Moser Island Cabin sits on the northern shore of Moser Island in upper Hoonah Sound, 48 miles north of Sitka, Alaska. The wood cabin, built in 1991 by volunteers from Sitka, is available year-round and makes an excellent base for experiencing and exploring this corner of Alaska.

This is a remote site. The cabin can be accessed only by floatplane or boat, weather permitting. From Sitka, it’s a 30-minute plane ride or a two-hour boat ride. Visitors are responsible for their own travel arrangements and safety, and must bring their own amenities.

Recreation

Beachcombing, seal watching, hunting and fishing are popular activities at Moser Island Cabin.

Shrimp fishing is available south and east of the island, and crabbing is available in nearby bays. Local rivers can be fished for Dolly Varden and pink and chum salmon. Deer, bear and waterfowl hunting is allowed on Chichagof Island, accessible from the cabin during low tide.

For information about fishing and hunting permits and seasons, visit the Alaska Department of Fish and Game website.

Facilities

The wood, 12′ by 14′ Pan abode-style cabin can accommodate up to six people with two double and two single plywood bunks. A wood stove for heat, a table with benches, a cooking counter, cupboard, broom and an axe or splitting maul are provided. An outhouse toilet is close to the cabin.

Mattresses and cooking utensils are not provided. Visitors should bring sleeping bags and pads, a cooking stove, pots, pans, plates, utensils, food, toilet paper, a lantern, garbage bags, a fire extinguisher and fire starter. Rain gear and boots are recommended.

Water is available from a nearby stream but must be treated before using. It’s recommended that guests bring their own water.

A mooring buoy is available on first-come, first-served basis. Cabin reservations do not include exclusive use of the buoy. Mooring buoys are configured using a 4200-lb concrete block with 90 feet of 7/8th-inch stud link chain. Mariners are responsible for determining how suitable an anchoring system is for the size of their craft.

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Natural Features

Moser Island is a small island covered by a spruce and hemlock forest in upper Hoonah Sound. At low tide, the shoreline near the cabin leads to Chichagof Island.

Wildlife, including deer, brown bear and waterfowl, is abundant in the surrounding area.

Frequently Asked Questions About Sitka Ranger District Sitka, AK

How do I make a reservation with Moser Island Cabin?

To make reservations at Moser Island Cabin, you can call the office at 907-747-6671.

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 Moser Island Cabin located?

The Moser Island Cabin is located at Sitka Ranger District 2108 Halibut Point Rd in Sitka,
. This is the location you will need to go to for camping and information.

Does Moser Island Cabin have tent or RV camping?

Moser Island Cabin offers both tent and RV camping, but to confirm you will need to call the office at 907-747-6671 to make sure things haven’t changed.

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