Hipcamp host Lisa L.,
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Our primitive cabin nestled in the woods overlooking the Grand River is a nature-lover's paradise! Come canoe, fish, experience wine country, or unplug and just get away from it all. Please note: There is no running water or electricity at the site, but the cabin is generator-ready and there is an outhouse. 

The cabin does have a wood burning stove for heat and simple

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Our primitive cabin nestled in the woods overlooking the Grand River is a nature-lover's paradise! Come canoe, fish, experience wine country, or unplug and just get away from it all. Please note: There is no running water or electricity at the site, but the cabin is generator-ready and there is an outhouse. 

The cabin does have a wood burning stove for heat and simple cooking, however there is no running water or electricity.  That being said, the building is wired and has plugs and outlets and is generator-ready.  For those wanting electric, you provide your own generator and fuel.  We provide sheets, pillows, flashlights, a fire ring with cooking grate, park-style charcoal grill (you provide the charcoal), access to firewood, and an outhouse with toilet paper.  Our 1/4 mile of Grand River frontage can be accessed right outside the cabin door via a quick hike down the steep hillside - this isn't for everyone.  If hiking isn't preferred, then a quick two-minute drive will take you to the Harpersfield Covered Bridge Metropark - a favorite of local fishermen.  Bigger groups with tents are welcome, but will need to bring all supplies beyond what we provide for two guests. 

Lodging provided
Cabin
1 site
Up to 9 guests per site
Up to 5 vehicles
2WD Accessible
No wheelchair access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Kitchen available
Picnic table available
Bins available
No potable water
No showers
No wifi
Have a question? Send Lisa a message!
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Go straight to camp
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 6 months out
  • Response time: Within an hour
  • Response rate: 100%

Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Biking

There are lots of scenic biking options, including a paved bike trail, an off-road metropark, road-riding, and even guided bike...Read more

Fishing

The cabin at Hemlock Hideaway overlooks the Grand River, and a short hike down the hill leads to a quarter mile of private rive...Read more

Hiking

In addition to the 18 acres that the cabin sits on, there is a creek and river on the property that offer ample opportunity for...Read more

Paddling

There are canoes and kayaks for rent within walking distance at the Harpersfield Covered Bridge Metropark.

Wildlife watching

Wildlife abound here, including birds, waterfowl, deer, fox, and bald eagles.

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Hemlock Hideaway in Ohio.

Forest

Our 18 acres is a combination of field and forest. The cabin is located in the woods at the back edge of the field. When the ...Read more

River, stream, or creek

The cabin sits above, and has direct access to, a creek and the Grand River.

Driveway

There is a driveway back to the cabin and a large space for parking. The drive has a good base, but can get muddy during wet w...Read more

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Hipcamper Bradley

A perfect getaway.

Bradley W.
recommends this listing.
June 21st, 2022

The remoteness of the cabin was perfect and relaxing. Also, the hostess thought of everything in the way of amenities. I definitely plan to return.

Hipcamper STEVEN
Steven B.
recommends this listing.
June 20th, 2022

Lovely few days at the cabin for my four and a half year old grandson and me. Got to teach him about fire rings, barbecues, outhouses, walking about under a beautiful green leaf canopy and sleeping in a loft. Did not try the steep route down to tge river with him. Kid wanted to stay longer. Place is as described. Thanks, Lisa.

Hipcamper Lindsey

A quick getaway! for the dogs too!

Lindsey C.
recommends this listing.
April 13th, 2022

My 12 year old son, our 2 dogs and I had a nice relaxing getaway, an hour from home! Very affordable! It was my first time using Hipcamp, and I was pleasantly surprised with not being slammed with cleaning and service fees, doubling the price, like Airbnb and Vrbo do. That makes taking a quick trip, a drive away from home, affordable for us which is so important to our entire family’s mental health! So thank you, Patrick and Lisa, for building a special place and allowing for people to enjoy your property as much as you do! We will most definitely be back ❤️.

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Hipcamper Sam
Sam S.
recommends this listing.
November 23rd, 2021

Lisa was very informative about all of the details at the Hemlock Hideaway. The cabin was so cozy and clean with freshly made bedding and a really nice wood burning stove. The stay was peaceful and quiet, there is a small waterfall and the Grand River near by that make lovely water sounds all night. I’m for sure going back whenever I need a little peace and tranquillity!

Hipcamper Jeremy

Truly a great tiny cabin getaway

Jeremy R.
recommends this listing.
November 15th, 2021

This was a beautiful getaway. The perfect little cabin getaway in the woods. Every detail was there and everything was just as you would want. The setting of the cabin was great, it felt secluded and nestled in the woods even though it was so easy to get to. The directions that Lisa gives to find the place were great. Definitely buy the wood for the stove in the cabin, it helps a lot. Thanks so much for all the effort you have put into the details of this place.

Hipcamper Tina

Halloween weekend getaway

Tina L.
recommends this listing.
November 1st, 2021

It was so cozy!! I felt so accomplished building a fire in the wood burning stove! I felt like, yeah, I could like off grid if I wanted!! Haha!
Everything was just perfect for our stay, the cabin, the property (the river rushing just below), the location, even the little outhouse with composting toilet!
It was a perfect Halloween weekend get-a-way! Cozy and inviting inside, and private and charming outside!

Hipcamper Jennifer

Yes, go here.

Jennifer S.
recommends this listing.
October 18th, 2021

I want to help, I do. The hideaway is great. The host is exceptional. I will return. All provided info is accurate and the care and attention to guests’ comfort is of highest quality.

Hipcamper Rob

Quaint, private and beautiful

Rob C.
recommends this listing.
October 12th, 2021

Beautiful spot tucked away and private. Close to freeway but not so close as to be a bother. Silent and beautiful location in the woods. Easy access and a magical little cabin. Very kind and helpful hosts. Highly recommended.

Hipcamper Hannah

Great lil getaway

Hannah S.
recommends this listing.
September 15th, 2021

This was a perfect lil getaway if you want to experience the outdoors without going into the backwoods with all of your gear :)
I loved the cabin and the amenities (grill, fire pit, and picnic table).
I suggest anyone looking for a quick dose of nature to stay here!

Awards

Best of 2022 Ohio
Finalist
Property
Hemlock Hideaway
State
Ohio
Country
United States
$70/night
1 Site

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