Hipcamp host Jodi E.,
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Welcome to our rustic get away, where our family gets away in just a short drive! We would love to share our cabin with you and hope you enjoy it and its surroundings as much as we do! The Cabin is 864 sq ft, with 2 bedrooms and 1 bath. One bedroom has a queen while the 2nd bedroom has 4 twin beds with beautifully handmade log bunkbeds. The living room also has a queen sofa


Welcome to our rustic get away, where our family gets away in just a short drive! We would love to share our cabin with you and hope you enjoy it and its surroundings as much as we do! The Cabin is 864 sq ft, with 2 bedrooms and 1 bath. One bedroom has a queen while the 2nd bedroom has 4 twin beds with beautifully handmade log bunkbeds. The living room also has a queen sofa sleeper if needed. The great room is open, roomy and cozy! The cabin is entirely single story with no stairs inside. However there are a few stairs coming up to the front door and also a few short steps to access the home in the rear and is not fenced. Parking is plenty and were one of the few with an easy access parking with a pull through driveway. There is adventure waiting right out the front door within a minute walk you step right into the national forest with whatever fancies you. A wonderful sled Meadow near by! Miles and miles of trails! We are also about a 10 minute walk to the lake and town! Our cabin comes equipped with Wifi and TV equipped to handle all your Netflix and HULU, bluetooth speaker to listen to your cabin tunes, and a good library of movies, reading and games!

We hope you enjoy our cabin and get to know GVL and love it as much as we do! There really is no place like it!

Lodging provided
1 site
Up to 6 guests per site
Up to 3 vehicles
No wheelchair access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Potable water available
Kitchen available
Showers available
Picnic table available
Wifi available
Bins available
Have a question? Send Jodi a message!
  • Check in: After 3PM
  • Check out: Before 11AM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Go straight to camp
  • Minimum nights: 2 nights
  • Accepts bookings: 6 months out
  • Weeknight discount: 15% off
  • Response time: Within 12 hours
  • Response rate: 50%


Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Horseback riding
Off-roading (OHV)
Snow sports
Wildlife watching


Natural features you'll find at The Engels Nest- Trails all around! in California.


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Hipcamper Linda

Cosy cabin

Linda V.
recommends this listing.
May 13th, 2022

The Engels Nest provided indeed what the title promised and more. The trails are all around and within a 10 min walk, and climbing some rocks, you will have and spectacular view. The house is very cosy and provides all needed. The kids toys and board games were a welcoming surprise for our two sons.
Green Valley Lake is a beautiful, quiet but welcoming small mountain town. The surrounding towns like Arrow Head are definitely worth a visit.
We spent four nights at The Engels Nest and enjoyed the simpleness and southing energy of the cabin very much.

Hipcamper Cat

Perfect lil cabin

Cat R.
recommends this listing.
March 27th, 2022

My husband and I stayed here for a weekend with our 9 month old baby. The cabin is just perfect, and the town (GVL and Running Springs) so cute, with lots to do. We would absolutely stay here again. GVL is the perfect escape from LA and Jodi’s cabin felt like staying at a family friend’s place, not an airbnb - which we loved. There are other houses close-by, as another reviewer said, but it still felt very private to us.

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Hipcamper Jodi
Response from Jodi, the Host, on March 30th, 2022

Anytime! Glad you enjoyed our little piece of heaven:)

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Hipcamper Joseph


Joseph B.
recommends this listing.
October 9th, 2021

The host was great even when i called late at night. The cabin was clean and comfortable. We had a great stay. We will be back again.

Dance the night awayMy wife was just too comfortable Let's stay longer, dadHe loved a real fireplace and likes to dance
Hipcamper Polly
Polly A.
has mixed feelings towards this listing.
October 3rd, 2021

Cute spot. Rustic but good vibes and location near the lake. Very kid friendly!

Hipcamper Adriana
Adriana R.
has mixed feelings towards this listing.
August 27th, 2021

Fridge out of service
No trash can in the bathroom

Hipcamper Carli
Carli S.
recommends this listing.
May 17th, 2021

My husband and I had a wonderful time at Jodi's cabin for my 30th birthday weekend. The cabin itself is well designed, has great "cabin vibes" without being too rustic, and had everything we wanted/needed (lots of kitchen supplies, fireplace, comfortable bed, TV/DVDs, and games). It's probably the best cabin we've stayed at in the area, likely because it's a family cabin and not just a vacation rental. Green Valley Lake is also a fantastic alternative to the bigger, more touristy Big Bear. We enjoyed hiking, walking around the lake, viewing the sunset at inspiration point, and visiting a couple great country-style restaurants (about 15 min from GVL). We highly recommend driving down to Old Country Coffee Shop for breakfast/pie!

Hipcamper Sophia

The coziest getaway

Sophia H.
recommends this listing.
May 8th, 2021

This cozy little spot was the perfect getaway for some peace and quiet. It had everything we needed! All the kitchen amenities, movies, board games, blankets and electric heaters were wonderful to have. Shower was hot and had good water pressure. We loved having those hiking trails walking distance from the cabin. Would love to come back here.

Hipcamper Kenny

Nice place

Kenny C.
recommends this listing.
April 27th, 2021

Great spot for a weekend getaway. Cozy cabin. Scenic hikes just a short walk away from the cabin. There were 6 of us and a dog, we all fit comfortably inside. Nice areas to hangout in the back of the cabin as well. Green Valley Lake is a nice little town, beautiful lake right in the center of town.
Bring your own firewood for the fire place as that is not provided. One downside is the propane tank for the bbq was empty so we had to drive to the next town to get the last one the gas station had. Besides that everything else is provided inside and everyone had a great time.

Back of cabin with Luke the dog Nearby views Cozy chairs in the back enjoying the day Nearby hike
Hipcamper Marilei

Perfect getaway for two!

Marilei D.
recommends this listing.
April 2nd, 2021

This was a great cozy cabin perfect for small groups or a couple! I didn’t feel like anything was super dated and felt all the furnishings were great. I loved how quiet the neighborhood is if you are looking for some R&R. I also loved the forest so close and was a nice simple hike.

The Engels Nest
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