Rep. Ben Carpenter
Alaska House of Representatives, District 8

Remote Recreational Cabin Sites Staking Program

Below is some information regarding Alaska’s Remote Recreational Cabin Sites Staking Program.

The Department of Natural Resources, Division of Mining, Land and Water, Land Conveyance Section’s 2021 Remote Recreational Cabin Sites, Offering #15 begins soon. Through this program, Alaskans have a unique opportunity to stake a parcel of State land and then purchase the parcel from the State at fair market value. A total of 108 staking authorizations may be awarded in three staking areas around the State. The Division’s Land Conveyance Section works diligently to offer staking areas Alaskans will enjoy.

Two of the staking areas are in Alaska’s Interior and one is in the State’s Southcentral Region. The Silverbow Creek Staking Area is located approximately 120 road miles northwest of Fairbanks along the Elliott Highway. The Alma Lakes Staking Area is located approximately 50 air miles west of Healy and approximately 45 air miles east of Lake Minchumina. The Mount Rich Addition II Staking Area is located approximately 125 air miles northwest of Anchorage and approximately 100 air miles southeast of McGrath, on the South Fork of the Kuskokwim River.

Alaska residents can apply from October 8, 2021 through November 30, 2021. The drawing will be held on December 15, 2021. This offering is limited to Alaska residents by law.

The brochure is now available online at; paper copies of the brochure can also be requested via this link.

We continue to offer competitive in-house financing via State land sale contracts, making our offerings accessible to a broad customer base and improving marketability. The State also offers qualifying Alaska Veterans a once-in-a-lifetime discount on any parcel, except those purchased under through a Veteran’s Preference Auction.

You can follow us on Facebook at, Instagram at @Alaska_Land4Sale, and Twitter at @AlaskaLand4Sale.

If you would like more information about our land sale programs, please contact Rachel Longacre, Land Sales Section Manager, at or (907) 269-8596.

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