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Henry David Thoreau was made famous for his 1845 retreat from society to a small one-room cabin in the woods of Massachusetts where he wrote Walden.

In honor of Thoreau’s influence on society and conservation, we’ve transformed what was originally built as the estate’s “summer kitchen” in the late 1800’s/ early 1900’s into a quaint one room cabin. This cabin has hosted

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Henry David Thoreau was made famous for his 1845 retreat from society to a small one-room cabin in the woods of Massachusetts where he wrote Walden.

In honor of Thoreau’s influence on society and conservation, we’ve transformed what was originally built as the estate’s “summer kitchen” in the late 1800’s/ early 1900’s into a quaint one room cabin. This cabin has hosted many a wild game roast along with nights of wine, laughter, song and philosophizing. This cabin harkens back to days of old with a craftsman handmade stone fireplace which was fashioned from river rock harvested on the property. The main room has a cozy sitting area with two Adirondack Chairs and a loveseat. There is also a kitchenette and kitchen table with chairs. The additional Adirondack chairs outside the front door are a favorite spot to sit and enjoy a cup of coffee.

For sleeping quarters, there is a cozy loft where you can enjoy the view of the fireplace while drifting softly to sleep in the fresh country air. (Please note that there is a small 8 foot ladder to access the loft area with a 20" opening which may not be easily accessible if you have a hard time getting up & down narrow areas like this)

Sit calmly while surrounded by the wilderness and imagine your friend Henry David Thoreau by your side whence you pick-up a livre and enjoy the crackle of an evening fire.

Amenities: Fridge, Microwave, Toaster Oven, Hotplate, Dishes, Fireplace.

Please note: There is a fully equipped detached full bathroom that is shared with guests staying in Leopold's cabin. Thoreau's cabin is a “semi-rustic cabin” which has electricity & heat, but no running water. Guests are provided water for drinking, dishes, etc.

Lodging provided
Cabin
1 site
Up to 4 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Potable water available
Showers available
Picnic table available
Wifi available
Bins available
  • Check in: After 4PM
  • Check out: Before 11AM
  • Cancellation policy: Super Strict
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 12 months out

    Activities

    Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

    Biking
    Fishing
    Hiking
    Paddling
    Snow sports
    Swimming
    Whitewater paddling
    Wildlife watching

    Terrain

    Natural features you'll find at Thoreau's Rustic Cabin by the River in New York.

    Forest
    River, stream or ...
    Swimming hole

    The vibe at Thoreau's Rustic Cabin by the River

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    Property
    Wellnesste Lodge & Cabin Rental
    State
    New York
    $89/night
    1 Site
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