Settler’s Cove is a small 14 site campground, public use cabin, and day-use area, located 18 miles north of Ketchikan, Alaska. The park is nestled in a cove along an ocean passage and surrounded by large trees of the temperate rainforest. There is good fishing, whale watching, beachcombing, and fabulous kayaking. The area has an abundance of Sitka black-tailed deer, and several miles of forested trails to hike.
We are needing campground hosts, couples preferred.
Welcome campers and day users to acquaint them with the park area and facility
Informing visitors of the park regulations, policies, fee requirements, as well as local and statewide attractions
Check and occasionally clean the Public Use Cabin
Inform visitors of the importance of keeping a clean campsite to deter bear activity; deter vandalism/criminal mischief
Contact the appropriate law enforcement or EMS agency for emergencies
Inform the area ranger of any problems.
Assist the area park staff with the day-to-day operation and maintenance of the area facilities.
May assist, or provide interpretive/educational programs and/or special events authorized by staff. Assist with minor improvements as time and materials are available.
Log cabin, minimal furniture, and utensils. Propane heat and stove/oven; electric refrigerator. Propane, electricity, phone, and small subsistence payment provided. Other services are located in Ketchikan.
Season: 8-10 weeks per summer period; 5/1 – 7/15 and/or 7/16 – 9/30; and winter caretaker, 10/1 – 4/30 all winter preferred but will split for 3.5 months each.
Contact: Mary Kowalczyk