Hipcamp host Rod M.
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The Heart Mountain Japanese Cabin contains Japanese influences in its architectural design. It's the perfect romantic getaway for two, or a peaceful, quiet guest retreat. Amenities include a shower for two, dry sauna, and Japanese soaking tub. The front deck faces East and is ideal for relaxing and drinking coffee in the morning sun or a glass of wine during sunset. Gorgeous


The Heart Mountain Japanese Cabin contains Japanese influences in its architectural design. It's the perfect romantic getaway for two, or a peaceful, quiet guest retreat. Amenities include a shower for two, dry sauna, and Japanese soaking tub. The front deck faces East and is ideal for relaxing and drinking coffee in the morning sun or a glass of wine during sunset. Gorgeous views of the landscape and mountains of the entire Big Horn Basin are in all directions.

Lodging provided
1 site
Up to 2 guests per site
Walk to listing
No ADA access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
No pets
Potable water available
Kitchen available
Showers available
Picnic table available
Wifi available
Bins available
Laundry present
Have a question? Send Rod a message!
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Super Strict
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 3 months out
  • Response time: Within 12 hours
  • Response rate: 88%


Offered on the Host's property or nearby.


Anywhere and everywhere.


4 rivers and 2 reservoirs and lots of high mountain lakes.


Lots of locations within 2 to 60 miles from the campground.


Unlimited opportunities just remember you are second on the food chain in the forest.

Wind sports

So you are looking for wind, we have that in spades.


Some of the best in the world, very near by.


Big Horn National recreation area.

Whitewater paddling

4 wild and scenic rivers of levels of complexity.

Wildlife watching

You will be resting your body in the Wilds of Wyoming.

Horseback riding
Snow sports


Natural features you'll find at Japanese Cabin in Wyoming.


We are located at the head of the Mississippi River. high mountain rivers and lakes all within 30 miles of the organic farm and...Read more

Hot spring
River, stream, or...
Swimming hole

The vibe at Japanese Cabin

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Hipcamper Brooke
Brooke C.
recommends this listing.
August 1st, 2018

We had such a nice stay here! The cabin is as beautiful as the photos show, with a well-designed interior and an incredible private view from the large porch. We made good use of the soaking tub, sauna, and delicious breakfasts during our five-night stay. Rod and Lynn were excellent hosts, very welcoming and always offering up great tips on things to do in the area. We would definitely stay here again and hope our travels bring us back.

Hipcamper Georgia
Georgia E.
recommends this listing.
August 18th, 2018

If you're considering booking here, just do it. We loved our stay at the Japanese Cabin. We stayed here in the middle of a cross country move, before we headed out to camp in Yellowstone/Shoshone (armed with expert recommendations from our hosts). It was the perfect respite—complete with sauna and soaking tub. The house and property are beautiful, and Rod and Lynn are amazing hosts. Soak in the cedar tub at sun rise, watch the stars come out after a day of hiking, and enjoy the best cowboy breakfast you could ask for. And make sure you buy some burgers; they raise the best beed I have ever tasted.

We couldn't have been happier with our stay, and would love to visit again some day!

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Hipcamper Jenna

Gorgeous stay in a stunning place

Jenna S.
recommends this listing.
May 21st, 2019

This was my first time using HipCamp, and Rod did not disappoint. The cabin was on an absolutely drop-dead stunning stretch of land on Rod's property. There are wide open plains, mountains, cattle, and adorable dogs. The porch sits facing the mountain and it is the perfect place to sit as the sun dips down behind you, or as it rises in front of you (we woke up for sunrise--so worth it!). We met Rod and his family, and they were all incredibly kind, knowledgeable, and welcoming. Rod is a very interesting and engaging man, and I recommend taking time to chat with him while you visit! The cabin itself is small and very interesting. Sauna and double shower were very welcome after my partner and I finished a back-country backpacking trip in Yellowstone. There was a coffee machine, kitchen necessities, and a very comfortable bed. Even looks like the fireplace would have been great in the winter. I only wish we had longer to stay. I highly highly recommend.

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Hipcamper Mike

Peaceful big sky // ideal for 2

Mike W.
recommends this listing.
June 18th, 2019

Peaceful and quiet with a true Big Sky view. Rod makes you feel very welcome and feeds you well if you avail yourself of his hearty cowboy breakfast—yummy pancakes, organic sausage patties, and thicker-than-a-French-Press cowboy coffee. The Japanese Cabin is the perfect size for a couple, complete with soaking tub, sauna, and kitchen. Watch the views from the large windows on two sides of the cabin or sit on the deck. The three dogs are friendly and love to play fetch too.

The soak tub at sunriseSunrise on the front porch Lucy, a border collie, loves to go for walksEnjoying the hammocks in the communal space before breakfast
Hipcamper Brittany
Brittany B.
recommends this listing.
August 12th, 2019

The cabin was beautiful, loved the experience and the atmosphere, grounds were amazing. Rod was very nice and knowledgeable about the area and helped us plan out our day at Yellowstone.

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Hipcamper Carina

Great find!

Carina D.
recommends this listing.
August 18th, 2019

Perfect place to go for our honeymoon to reflect on ten wonderful years of marriage. Rod was a great host, super kind, and the cabin was fantastic.

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Hipcamper Elizabeth
Elizabeth L.
recommends this listing.
October 13th, 2019

The cabin was beautiful and the property was even more beautiful! Definitely would recommend it!

Hipcamper Nick
Nick A.
recommends this listing.
October 24th, 2019

The Japanese cabin provided a unique getaway that couldn't be replicated anywhere in Wyoming! We greatly enjoyed our time there and are looking forward to coming back. Thanks Rod!

Hipcamper Pierre


Pierre A.
recommends this listing.
March 10th, 2020

The cabin is simply absolute comfort with style and beauty all around. Unforgettable place to stay. The fire stove, the tub, the terrace, the silence, the deer and the dogs and wellheartedness of the host, Rod. And I didn't even try the sauna. I would very happily come back.

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