There is a public-use cabin near this airstrip:
Cabin location: N61.223188, W142.891789
Refer to USGS maps-McCarthy 1:250,000; McCarthy 1:63,360 (A- 6)
Jake's Bar Cabins 1 and 2 are located together.
One cabin is 9 feet by 13 feet and contains a woodstove and two bunks; the second cabin is 6 feet by 9 feet in size and contains a woodstove and two bunks. These cabins are located on the north shore of the Chitina River about 15 miles south of McCarthy at about 1,000'
Access is by float on the Chitina River, or by aircraft via the nearby 1000' gravel airstrip.
Water can be obtained at a small spring located 100 feet downstream of the cabin, or by settling
the glacially- silted Chitina River water. There are no developed trails at Jake's Bar, but it is possible to hike both up and down the river.
There are numerous bugs. Headnets are strongly encouraged during June, July, and August. Obtain firewood from dead and downed wood. River rafters occasionally dock on the nearby shore.
Lat: 61.21872166667 , Long: -142.88982527778 - ALASKA, USA
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