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Elk Crossings Cabin Rental

Bedrooms 1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Elk Crossings Cabin is located at 9500 ft in the Sanger de Cristo Mountains in Forbes Park, just 12 miles outside the town of Fort Garland, Co. Forbes Park is a private, gated community in southern Colorado located between Walsenburg and Alamosa. Sitting on 13,000 acres, containing about 200 homes, this is the closest you can get to the Rocky mountains from Texas, just a 10 hour drive from Dallas.

The drive up to our beautiful cabin will take your breath away, and the secludedness of the cabin will immediately put you at ease. Enjoy everything from your morning coffee to evening happy hour on the custom built wrap-around deck surrounded by 100+ ft pine trees. The main open area of the cabin is comfortably homey with plenty of windows to enjoy the view, a well equipped kitchen with all needed appliances (gas stove, refrigerator, microwave, etc), a breakfast nook, main bedroom and closet, and a bathroom featuring in-unit laundry and a double headed shower! The couch in the living pulls out to comfortably sleep two, as well. The upstairs loft can sleep up to four, and children under 5 should be supervised in the loft area as the stairs are attic-like. We have stocked the cabin with one double and one single electric-pump inflatable beds.

Our cabin offers the perfect mixture of relaxation and exploration! As for relaxation, enjoy the peace and quite of the mountain while staying connected via complimentary wifi. Available entertainment includes Apple TV with Netflix access, DVD player along with a DVD collection of all movie genres, and a land line with long distance calling. Or perhaps you'd like to sight see, hike, and explore! There is NO hunting allowed within Forbers Park, meaning there is an abundance of wildlife including bears, elk, deer, prairie dogs, coyotes, turkeys, beavers, and all kinds of birds from hummingbirds to jays and finches. . Hiking trails are splattered along the mountains, including the entrance to the San Isabel National Forest, just a half mile away from our cabin! You can see the majestic 14,000 ft Mount Blanca and other high peaks from the park as well.

If you exit the park and make a short drive to Fort Garland, you can go visit some of our favorite adventurous tourist attractions. The Great Sand Dunes National Park, Zapata Falls, the College Town of Alamosa, and the Stations of the Cross in San Luis Valley just to name a few! Wolf Creek Ski Lodge is roughly an hour west of Fort Garland. And located south is Taos, NM, boasting skiing and local shopping, with Red River Ski & Summer Area close by.

Come and bring your family (and pets!) to see the beautiful sights of Colorado and stay in our cabin. The McCarthy family welcomes you to make as many wonderful memories as we have in Elk Crossings Cabin. We hope you enjoy your stay and visit again! We know you’ll want to!


4x4 vehicle needed in the spring and winter time

Check in time 3 PM

Check out time 12 PM

More Details

Robert and Belinda
Member since: 2017
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 17, 2018


Fort Garland Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • wheelchair inaccessible


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Elk Crossings Cabin Rental
average rating of 4.9375 based on 16 reviews

Nice newly built cabin

  • 4 of 5

We had a great time during our recent stay at the Elk Crossings cabin. Very secluded and remote. Has everything you will need for a relaxing time in the mountains. Lots of great hiking and biking areas very close. Saw a herd of 100 or so elk grazing close by and even found a brown bear! Not much cell service but had great internet access and a landline so could keep in touch if needed. Although very remote, it's still close enough to visit the sand dunes, Blanca Peak area, La Veta, and Curchara. Only a couple of hour drive to Red River and Taos also. Good times!

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you had a such a good time at the cabin and were able to see some of the wonderful wild life in the park! We hope you visit us again!
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It was wonderful.

  • 5 of 5

Very pretty. Clean. And cozy

  • Submitted: Jan 17, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for staying with us Rebecca! We hope to have you back in the future! Robert and Belinda
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So Beautiful and Amazing!!!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I truly enjoyed our stay at Elk Crossings Cabin. We rented the cabin during Christmas and I was blessed enough to enjoy my very first "White Christmas". The cabin is nice and cozy with everything you may need. We loved Forbes Park so much, including all of the friendly residents, that we purchased land less than a mile on the same road. We will definitely be back again!!! Thank you both so much!!!

  • Submitted: Dec 31, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful Cabin in the Woods

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay. It was so peaceful, quiet, and secluded. The scenery was breath taking, and made us want a cabin of our own. The cabin was very clean, and welcoming. The owners answered any questions we had, and very easy to communicate with. If you want to escape for some peace and quiet, this is the cabin to go to.

  • Submitted: Nov 25, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Whitney, Robert and I are delighted to hear you and your family enjoyed our mountain hide away! Thanks for the review! We hope to have you back in the future! Robert and Belinda
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Nice secluded area

  • 5 of 5

Great area to see. The cabin was excellent and had the all comforts of home. We saw some mule deer, elk and colorful birds. It was rainy when we got there but the place was great to hunker down. The deck went all away around the cabin which is a nice way to view the animals.

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Drake's Loved It!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful time in our cabin in Forbes Park! The cabin was very nice and the area was quiet, lots of wildlife, including seeing a herd of elk (48), several mule deer and turkeys. Would recommend this cabin to anyone wanting a great get away and some peace and quiet.

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Ron, Robert and I are so happy to hear you had such a wonderful time at the cabin!! Thanks for the review! We hope to have you back soon! Robert and Belinda
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $30
Pet Fee $30
Damage Deposit $200

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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