Pybus Cabin offers guests recreation, relaxation and a unique wilderness lodging experience on
the southeast side of Admiralty Island in the Tongass National Forest. The remote site offers a
scenic setting for fishing, boating and wildlife viewing, all within the vicinity of the cabin.
Access to the cabin is float plane or boat. Visitors are responsible for their own travel
arrangements and safety and must bring several of their own amenities.
Wildlife viewing is abundant on land and in water. Pybus Bay is quite remote, and a good place for
humpback whale sightings.
A game trail to Donkey Bay is accessible at high tide and seasonal commercial fishing activity is
popular in Pybus Bay.
The cabin is a primitive, pre-cut cedar log cabin in A-frame
, furnished with wooden bunkbeds without mattresses and a loft that sleep up to seven
guests. The cabin is equipped with a table, benches, an oil stove for heat and an outdoor
The cabin does not have running water or electricity. Visitors must bring their own food, water,
sleeping bags, sleeping pads, cook stove, matches, cooking gear/utensils, light source, #1 stove
oil, toilet paper, first aid kit and garbage bags.
Water is available from a nearby stream. Water from any natural site must be filtered, boiled or
chemically treated before drinking.
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The cabin is about a half-mile north of Donkey Bay in a protected cove within Pybus Bay. The
shoreline is surrounded by a thick temperate rainforest of old-growth spruce and hemlock trees,
ferns, shrubs and grasses. The end of the bay has large tidal flats.
Wildlife in the area abounds, including migratory waterfowl and shorebirds, Sitka black-tailed deer
and brown bears.