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Berners Bay Cabin is situated near the mouth of the Antler River on scenic Berners Bay, an area that is popular with locals and tourists alike. The cabin has a peak season from late April through late September, but it is open year-round for relaxation, sightseeing and recreation.
The site can be accessed by float plane, boat or kayak, depending on conditions. Visitors are responsible for their own travel arrangements and safety and must bring several of their own amenities.
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Berners Bay offers opportunities for saltwater fishing and crabbing, sea kayaking and wildlife watching. Kayakers and boaters should check tide charts prior to any excursion, since parts of the bay may be too shallow during low tide.
Berry pickers can harvest the abundant blueberries that grow around the cabin in the summer. Mountain goat and bear hunting is possible in designated seasons with the proper permit.
Map + Directions
Located 37 miles northwest of Juneau, the cabin is on shore of Berners Bay, 8 miles north from boat launch at Echo Cove at mile 40 Glacier Highway.
Access is by boat, kayak and float plane only. Consult tide charts, as some parts of the bay become extremely shallow at low tide. A sand beach is available at low-medium tides for float plane drop-off.