Sites announced for 7 new recreation cabins in the Tongass and Chugach — 18 more still to be decided

The cabins won’t all be built at once. The first seven cabins are out for bid and will be constructed next summer.
“What we wanted to make sure that we’re doing is providing cabins that are more accessible and reach sort of a broader cross-section of the public who would like to recreate, but perhaps don’t have the physical capabilities of taking a long hike up a mountain,” said Dawn Collinsworth, deputy director of recreation lands and minerals for the Alaska region.

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