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Woods Landing Guest Cabin on the Big Laramie River

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river guest house with Jelm Mountain in the background

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Last updated: 10/23/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Laramie cabin description

The River Guest House, one of several historic log cabins, at the Woods Landing Resort, is nestled in the cottonwoods, right on the bank of the Big Laramie River. This cozy cabin offers three bedrooms, one bath, newly remodeled (2011) full kitchen with cooking utensils and dishes, laundry room, and a large mudroom. The cabin is heated with a forced air furnace, along with a woodstove. The Big Laramie River is right out the back door and Jelm Mountain is across the road. Sit out on the front porch and watch the mule deer wander by, along with an occasional moose, elk, bobcat, coyote, or black bear. Mountain biking and hiking trails start on our property and head west, up the hill to join up with miles of trails and roads, in the Medicine Bow National Forest.

The Woods Landing Resort is a historic roadside retreat located at the base of the Medicine Bow Mountains, approximately 27 miles southwest of Laramie, Wyoming. Originally a saloon built by Colonel Samuel Wood in 1883, Woods Landing became a regular stop for lumberjacks, freighters and stage drivers because it was at the intersection of three roadways. In 1932, the owners built a dancehall and a few cabins for vacationers, including the River Guest House. The dancehall was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1986.

Today the Woods Landing Resort offers a full service restaurant, bar and dancehall, as well as a general store, post office, and cabins. The bar and dancehall is a regular meeting place for area ranchers and dudes, who come from the entire Big Laramie River valley, to enjoy our Saturday night dances. The café serves up the best burgers, shakes, and pie in the Valley. Besides the River Guest House, other lodging at the Woods Landing Resort includes a new luxury log cabin duplex, six rustic log cabins, and 10 recreational vehicle spaces. In all, we can sleep about 36 people, in addition to recreational vehicle spaces so we are a perfect venue for family reunions, weddings, and just plain fun.

During the summer months, you can bird-watch, raft or fly fish on the river or on one of the numerous plains and mountain lakes, within 10 miles of Woods Landing. Lake Hattie is a favorite lake for windsurfing in the summer and ice-fishing in the winter. You can hike or bike right from your cabin or drive to one of many trailheads, within a 10-mile radius of the resort. There are also hundreds of miles of ATV roads close by. Hunting for elk and mule deer is a favorite part-time in the fall. During the winter months, there are miles and miles of groomed snowmobile and cross-country ski trails, just a few miles up the road. Laramie, home of the University of Wyoming, is only a short half hour drive from Woods Landing. Visit the many art galleries, museums, or the Territorial Park during an outing to town.

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Property Type

  • 1 story
  • Cabin
  • 1200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Considered

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          Other Amenities

              • Property is located near the historic Woods Landing Dance Hall and country store, which offers a full time restaurant, lounge, and weekend entertainment...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books
              • CD Player
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Stereo
              • Television

              Theme

              • Family
              • Historic
              • Sports & Activities

              Attractions

                  • Restaurants

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                  • Mountain View
                  • Waterfront:

                    On the bank of the Big Laramie River...moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cross Country Skiing
                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Hiking
                  • Hunting
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Rafting
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Snowmobiling
                  • Wind-Surfing

                  Dining

                  • Dining
                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 6 people

                  General

                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Heating
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Living Room
                  • Parking Off Street
                  • Telephone
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Wireless Internet
                  • Wood Stove

                  Kitchen

                  • Catering Available
                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Kitchen:

                    Kitchen was newly remodeled in April 2011...moreless

                  • Microwave
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Stove
                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Lawn / Garden
                  • Outdoor Grill

                  Payment Type

                  • Discover
                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa
                   

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                  Rental basis: Per property
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                  Dec 1 - Apr 30, 2015
                  2 night min stay
                  $150
                  $725 $2,175

                  Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

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                  2 night min stay
                  $175
                  $875 $3,000

                  Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Pet Fee $50 + tax
                  • Tax Rate 10%

                  Notes:

                  50% nonrefundable deposit at booking with the remaining amount due upon check-in. We accept checks or credit cards.


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                  Last updated: 10/23/2014
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                  Location

                  25 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Laramie
                  Laramie
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Woods Landing Bar and Dancehall
                  Laramie
                  Nearest Motorway
                  Wyoming Highway 230
                  Laramie
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Woods Landing Cafe
                  9 Miles
                  Nearest Ski
                  Chimney Park Cross Country Trails

                  Bird-watching, ATV-ing

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 1996


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english

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                  Photos

                  • river guest house with Jelm Mountain in the background

                    river guest house with Jelm Mountain in the background

                  • river guest house wood stove and sitting room

                    river guest house wood stove and sitting room

                  • Guest House kitchen was remodeled in April 2011

                    Guest House kitchen was remodeled in April 2011

                  • Bedroom 1

                    Bedroom 1

                  • Big Laramie River near Woods Landing

                    Big Laramie River near Woods Landing

                  • The old west

                    The old west

                  • river guest house from across the Big Laramie River looking west

                    river guest house from across the Big Laramie River looking west

                  • Historic Woods Landing Dancehall and cafe

                    Historic Woods Landing Dancehall and cafe

                  • Kitchen

                    Kitchen

                  • Bedroom 2

                    Bedroom 2

                  • Gassing up at the Woods Landing Country Store

                    Gassing up at the Woods Landing Country Store

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                  This listing was first published here in 2006.

                  Date last modified - Thursday, October 23, 2014

                  $150 - $175 per night (USD)
                  8

                  3 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 8

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                  Minimum stay: 2 nights
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                  Member since: 2006
                  Speaks: english
                  • Calendar last updated 10/23/2014
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                  (307) 745-9638 (Wyoming, USA)

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