Entrance is right on HWY 89, tucked up under towering ponderosa pines, Whispering Pines Properties presents a luxurious step back in time. Originally built in 1960 by Tom Haycock, this ranchers cabin has been built upon and updated with all the comforts of a five star motel, while still keeping many original features creating a nostalgic and memorable experience for all.
Whispering Pines resort is located 35 min away from both Zion and Bryce Canyon.
Whether your Family is looking for the adventure of Zion National Park or the beauty of Bryce Canyon, you'll need a place to relax at the end of the day. Whispering Pines is easily accessed off 89, but built away from the beaten path, surrounded by some of Utah's most breathtaking scenery. Hiking, biking, and skiing are all within minutes of our convenient location.
This beautiful ranch house sits on 250 of the most breath taking acres. Yes, you came to visit the parks, but you will find your fondest memories coming from our property. The cabin is approximate 1200 sf with 3 bedrooms, 1 full bath. Nice kitchen with quality appliances, a large outdoor grill. Sitting area with fireplace great for reading or relaxing. Patio furniture and hammock swings. Air conditioning and heat. Washer and Dryer. New Hot tub overlooking the canyon.
(Fun History) 2016, Dr. Robert Barrick and Family of 6 kids left their 6000 sqft home on the golf course in Cedar City, and moved into this cabin while they renovated and added on rooms during the summer of 2016. At the time, it only had one bedroom and a loft. With a record breaking winter (Ave of 5 ft of snow) the Barricks grew close as a family and learned how to do hard things. Their story reminded them of the Beverley Hillbillies but in reverse, so one night, they wrote this song. (look up my wife's blog on zions hillbillies).
From their generator shed burning down leaving them with little power for over a month, to their daughter being attacked by a bear and courageously chasing it off the mountain. The Barricks had a year to remember. (Don't let the bear story scare you off. We haven't seen a bear in the canyon for 15 yrs. And it was miles from the cabin. Also, the skull of that particular bear is sitting on the mantle above the fireplace. The DWR and Papa Barrick made sure of that.) Each feature of the cabin tells a story of it's exciting history. (Example) the master bed was made from the fire scared panels of the burnt down shed.
The cabin is adorned with local art including a painting from the owner.
As you sit and watch the deer peacefully graze out into the meadow, you can hear the wind whisper through the pines. Listen closely and you will hear Ol' Tom Haycock welcoming you to his cherished valley.