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Alaskan cabin on Butterfly Lake

SuperhostWillow, Alaska, United States
Entire cabin hosted by Steve
2 guests1 bedroom1 bed0 baths
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Cozy off grid cabin on Butterfly Lake in the Nancy Lake State Recreation Area of south central Alaska. This is a dry cabin with no road access for the adventurous traveler. Cabin is not connected to the road system (Aprox 10 miles away). Summer access is by canoeing the state park trail system ( aprox 4 hr paddle w 8 portages) or floatplane. Winter access is a multi use trail system for skiing, snowmachining, dog sledding, etc. Enjoy a truly remote Alaskan experience not to far away from it all!

The space
This cabin is off the grid and off the road system. You cannot drive a vehicle to this cabin. Access is by canoe/kayak/skiing/snowmachine or a floatplane drop off. Put in at mile 4.5 of the Nancy Lake Parkway at the state park canoe trailhead and paddle,ski, aprox 4 hrs (30 min on snowmachine) with portages along the canoe route or float the little su river and portage over to East Butterfly Lk. Explore, watch for wildlife or fish the many lakes along the route. You can safely park at the trailhead in the state park(fee required).
Flying in is an option by contacting a flyout service that would drop you off at the shore of the cabin.
Excellent drinking water is available at a nearby artesian well. The cabin is comfortable with many windows to enjoy nature from the inside. If your looking for a quiet place to unplug, this is it!

Guest access
Guests have the entire place to plan there days activity or just kick back next to the lake and enjoy!

Other things to note
Guests will need to bring with them enough food for all there meals during there stay. This is a dry cabin with no refrigeration, off the road system, with no store or restaurant available so plan your meals accordingly. Excellent water available from a well and the basic cooking setup (gas cook stove, pots and pans and utensils) are all in the cabin. There’s plenty of firewood for the wood stove if needed and the bathroom is an outhouse. This is a back to the basics place to unwind and unplug, comfortable for a night or two for some or a week for others.
Cozy off grid cabin on Butterfly Lake in the Nancy Lake State Recreation Area of south central Alaska. This is a dry cabin with no road access for the adventurous traveler. Cabin is not connected to the road system (Aprox 10 miles away). Summer access is by canoeing the state park trail system ( aprox 4 hr paddle w 8 portages) or floatplane. Winter access is a multi use trail system for skiing, snowmachining, dog sle… read more

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 sofa bed, 2 floor mattresses

Amenities

Kitchen
Free parking on premises
Essentials
Heating
Smoke alarm
Fire extinguisher
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm

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Willow, Alaska, United States

There are other cabins on the lake and possible contact with some people, only if you want. Host is usually right next door if needed but not always. There is cell service to make calls, sometimes the signal isn’t great but always a connection.

Hosted by Steve

Joined in February 2017
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  • Jessica
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House rules
Self check-in with key safe
No smoking
No parties or events
Pets are allowed
Health & safety
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Carbon monoxide alarm not reported Learn more
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