Black Bear Lake Cabin Campground and Camping

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About the Campground

Click here for more detailed cabin information Cabin is a 12' X 12' precut cedar log cabin equipped with wooden bunks (sleeping space for 4-6 people), table, benches, oil stove for heat (you must provide your own #1 diesel fuel or kerosene), and an outside toilet. Please remember to take your fuel container with you when you leave. It does not have mattresses or cooking utensils. Cabin users should bring their own stove fuel, sleeping bags, pads, cook stoves, matches, cooking gear, food, lantern, toilet paper, and garbage bags. A boat with oars is provided (boat uses a long shaft motor - not provided). Cabin located on a cold mountain lake nestled in the heart of a rugged mountain terrain rising to almost 4,000 feet. Wildflowers may be seen in July and August. There is spectacular scenery as well as an array of recreational opportunities.

Services & Amenities


Peak Season
Apr 30 2010 -
Sep 29 2010
Non Peak Season
Sep 30 2010 -
Dec 31 2010
Non Peak Season
Jan 01 2011 -
Apr 28 2011
Peak Season
Apr 29 2011 -
Sep 29 2011

Alerts and Important Information Occasionally poor weather can result in extended stays, and cabin users should be prepared for this. In fall, winter, and spring, the cabin will be inaccessible due to frozen lake surface (floatplanes cannot land). Check with air charter company on status of possible frozen lake if reserving in June. Water should be treated or boiled prior to drinking. All garbage and food must be packed out. Same day reservations are allowed for this cabin. The person holding the reservation for this cabin must be at least 18 years of age, and must be a member of the party using the cabin. There are NO discounts for Golden Age/Access Passports for Alaska cabin rentals. Use of this cabin by a commercial operator, such as an outfitter or guide, is NOT allowed. Reservations are restricted to a maximum stay of 7 consecutive nights May 1 - September 30 and a maximum stay of 10 consecutive nights October 1 - April 30. Effective November 17, 2003, reservations for Alaska cabins will be subject to a new policy allowing only one change per reservation. A change in reservation 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 reservation and at a later time, re-book the new dates. This policy has been established to assure that reservations for cabins are fair and equitable for everyone.

Campground Contact Information

Open From: Jun 14 2010 to Dec 14 2010
Reservation Phone: 877-444-6777
Campground Reservations: Black Bear Lake Cabin
Campground Phone: 907-826-3271
Customer Service Phone:888-445-1474
Backcountry Permits Phone: 877-550-6777

Craig, AK

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Black Bear Lake Cabin is a campground located in Craig, Alaska. This is a US Forest Service campground. All reservations can be made by calling 1-877-444-6777.

To find this campground check the map shown above, or enter -132.855 latitude, and -132.855 longitude into your GPS device.

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