Thorne-Bay-Ranger-District

Thorne Bay Ranger District

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 sockeye salmon, as well as native populations of dolly varden, cutthroat trout, and steelhead. This trail is the most heavily used trail on the Thorne Bay Ranger District.

Ohmer-Creek-Trail

Ohmer Creek Trail

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 is Easiest (barrier-free); remaining 0.75 mile is More Difficult
USGS Map: Petersburg C-3