Settlers Cove State Recreation Site

18 North Tongass Road
Ketchikan, AK 99901


Settlers Cove State Recreational Area is located in the Ketchikan Region. Settlers Cove is nestled in quiet spot in Clover Passage. The Red Cedar, Western Hemlock and Sitka Spruce can all be seen here within the temperate rainforest. The waters of Clover Passage is a kayakers haven. A rare feature in the Ketchikan area is the sandy beach found along a section ofn the park. There are a series of trails throughout the park. The Hollow Cedar Beach Access Trail provides ADA access with assistance to the beach picnic shelter, accessed from both the campground or the larger day use parking lot. The Lunch Falls Loop Trail provides access over and beyond Lunch Creek, to the beach or a mile loop hike through the forest. A trail connection occurs on Lunch Creek above the Waterfall Viewing Deck to another mile hike up the Lunch Creek Trail, adjoining the 3.5 mile trail continuation on US Forest Service property to the Emery Tobin Lakes.

- ADA Facility - Yes
- 275 Acres
- 13 Campsites
- 35' RV size limit
- Camping Limit - 7 nights
- Public Use Cabin
- Toilets
- Water
- Picnic Sites
- Picnic Shelters
- Trails

- Camping
- Day use
- Fishing from shore
- Trails

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