Hipcamp host Darell B.,
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Join us on the mountain! We are at 2000’ elevation in an alpine forest. Our property backs up to Chugach state park for unlimited hiking opportunity’s. Berry pick right outside the cabin. Join us at the fire pit, and see the sweeping majesty of our amazing South Fork valley.

Lodging provided
1 site
Up to 2 guests per site
Short walk
No wheelchair access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Potable water available
Kitchen available
Wifi available
Bins available
No showers
No picnic table
Laundry absent
Have a question? Send Darell a message!
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 12 months out

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Hipcamper Suzanne

Glamping near anchorage

Suzanne V.
recommends this listing.
August 23rd, 2022

My mom and I stayed here for just one night before a flight out of Anchorage. We LOVED this tiny cabin! Darell went the extra mile with drinking water available/coffee in the morning, clear, well written directions including wifi and nearby hiking recommendations. We had planned to have a campfire and Darell made sure there was firewood and supplies ready for us. The view was SO beautiful! Bear spray was available and the cabin had a lot more space than it looks! I personally was SO excited about the incinerator toilet! I didn't find it loud at all but it does have a humm, quieter than my dishwasher at home for sure. Seriously next time I'm in the area, I'm going to choose this location for a base camp! Both my mom and I loved it! 10/10 highly recommend.

Hipcamper Kath

A perfect cozy scenic stay

Kath F.
recommends this listing.
July 26th, 2022

This place was the perfect, so cozy with dreamy views and the easiest check in.

Hipcamper Whitney

Cozy cabin, great views!

Whitney W.
recommends this listing.
July 7th, 2022

We loved the cabin, it was a perfect amount of space! The views were awesome and the amenities inside the cabin were very thoughtful. The incinolet toilet was a great addition and very easy to use. Darell was incredibly friendly and helpful. We would definitely stay here again in the future and of course recommend it to anyone visiting Eagle River or Anchorage.

Hipcamper Arya
Arya Y.
recommends this listing.
August 16th, 2021

Lovely little place in the beautiful south fork valley. Darrell and Elaine are the best!

Hipcamper Elana

Sparkling clean and gorgeous views

Elana W.
recommends this listing.
August 11th, 2021

Lovely spot! My only regret was not being able to stay longer because this little cabin was in a gorgeous area. Darell recommended a few hikes and the waterfall one was the highlight of our day.
The space was sparkling clean and it's clear that a lot of love was put into it.
I have never used an incinerating toilet so I ended up using the (super clean) outhouse in the front and that was no problem at all. Make sure you're prepared for no running water/shower. Would absolutely recommend staying here!!

Sleepy Bear
Hipcamper Steph

10/10 would recommend!!

Steph P.
recommends this listing.
July 26th, 2021

A weary hiker’s dream! This property was gorgeous. The hosts were super communicative and welcoming. You can tell they’ve put a lot of thought into ensuring this stay be a pleasant one. I’m super appreciative of the kindness, the quiet, and the subtle touches. Made my last night in Alaska after a 3 week road trip a lovely one.

Hipcamper Melissa
Melissa B.
recommends this listing.
July 25th, 2021

Warmest welcome I got during my travels through Alaska! Accommodations were clean and they have everything you'd need. Wish I could have stayed longer but excited to visit again in the future!

Hipcamper Lindsay
Lindsay P.
recommends this listing.
July 21st, 2021

Sleepy Bear cabin has an awesome view! We enjoyed our stay and loved the convenient access to local trails .

View from the deck
Hipcamper Uriah
Uriah K.
recommends this listing.
July 14th, 2021

Wow, what a great place to stay! My girlfriend and I really enjoyed our time spent here. The host provides a kitchenette, outdoor grill, deck, fireplace, comfortable bed, guitar, bathroom (no shower) and the unit has amazing views. Darell was very welcoming and we would love to stay again someday.

Cozy evenings by the fireAmazing views of the surrounding Alaskan Wilderness, but a close drive to AmchorageDinner made on the charcoal grill provided by the host


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