What is The Best Trail Camera of 2016

When it comes to striking a balance between budget and quality, things are a bit tricky with trail cameras. Many of this year’s top rated trail cameras are pretty expensive, with some of the best reaching up into the multiple hundreds of dollars for a single camera. Not everyone has that kind of money to […]


Thorne Bay Ranger District

716 Karta River Trail Moderate 4.8 mile hike from mouth of Karta River at Karta Bay to Salmon Lake Cabin. Access is provided to Karta River, Karta Lake, and Salmon Lake cabins. This area lies within the heart of the Karta Wilderness Area. The Karta River has a tremendous run of coho, pink, chum, and […]


Goose Lake Trail

This trail gives hunters and anglers access to Goose Lake from Kake.Length (one way): 0.75 mile Rating: Easiest USGS Maps: Petersburg D-5 and D-6


Spurt Lake Trail

This primitive trail provides access to Spurt Lake from Thomas Bay.Length (one way): 1.5 miles Rating: More Difficult USGS Map: Sumdum A-3


Cascade Creek Trail

This popular trail follows Cascade Creek upstream through cathedral-like timber from the Cascade Creek Cabin to Falls Lake first, then on to the west end of Swan Lake.Length (one way): 4 miles Rating: First 0.5 mile is Easiest; remainder is More Difficult and Most Difficult USGS Map: Sumdum A-3 and Petersburg D-3


Ohmer Creek Trail

Located next to Ohmer Creek Campground, this trail follows Ohmer Creek through mature temperate rainforest, muskeg, and over a beaver pond. The first section is barrier-free and has interpretive signs. The second section of the trail provides anglers with access to Ohmer Creek and adjacent beaver ponds.Length (one way): 1 mile Rating: First 0.25 mile […]


Ideal Cove Trail

This primitive trail connects the Three Lakes Trail with Ideal Cove.Length (one way): 1.5 miles Rating: More Difficult USGS Maps: Petersburg C-2 and C-3, C-3