Wapiti Woods - Guest Cabins Along the Elk Scenic Drive!

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Wapiti Woods - A great place for a great get away!!


Last updated: 07/15/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

We have a variety of rental cabins to meet your need for any getaway - family vacation, friendly outing or romantic interlude. Several modern, knotty pine cabins nestled in a wooded setting along the Bennett Branch of Sinnemahoning Creek in the shadows of Moshannon and Elk State Forests. Five cabins with two bedrooms each - one which is handicap / wheelchair accessible and five 'romantic' cabins with great room including a whirlpool tub fit for two to use! Separate utility shanty / community building includes phone, TV/VCR/DVD, the main hub for high speed wireless internet access (7 total hubs on grounds), coin operated washer/dryer, games, reading materials and information on local attractions.

Cabins sleep from one to six people per cabin.

The cabin grounds are arranged to provide privacy at each cabin yet allow group gatherings to have ease of movement. Picnic pavilion on the grounds (four 6 person tables) with its own fire ring.

Great place to enjoy all that mother nature can offer in Pennsylvania - plenty of woods, trails, and wildlife in the area including the largest free-roaming elk herd east of the Mississippi.

Driving excursions include wineries, antique shops, historic sites, and scenic tours. Stop at the Elk Country Visitor Center or the historic Straub Brewery.

Cabins fully furnished and equipped with many extras to give you the escape you want and the quality time we all need. Contact us to arrange your getaway!

Keywords: Modern Knotty Pine Cabins

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Property Type

  • Cabin

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    21 or older....moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 1


  • Bedroom 2


  • Other (See Description)


  • All queen size beds have top quality futon mattresses. 5 cabins (Romantic Cabin #1, #5, #7 #8 & #9) for two people with queen bed and 2 person whirlpool tubs. 2 cabins (Couples Cabin #2 and #4) for four people with a queen bed in each of two bedrooms. Family Cabin #3, #6 & #10 have a queen in one bedroom & two sets of bunkbeds in a 2nd bedroom. Each cabin does have a large futon couch that does convert to a full size bed. Bed linens are NOT provided for the futons. Cabin capacity (1-6) excludes any use of the futon couches. Cabin capacity based on beds. All bunkbeds have top quality futon mattresses. Three cabins (Family Cabin #3, #6 & #10 have two sets of bunkbeds in one bedroom. Cabin #10 master bedroom is wheelchair accessible....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • (*) ON SITE, All Others in Every Cabin - Wood Burner, Phone (*), TV/VCR/DVD (*), High Speed Wireless Internet (*), Oven/Stove, Coffee Maker, Bed Linens provided, Washer/Dryer (*), Porch Swing or Glider, Picnic Table, Fire Ring with Griddle and Grill top, Lantern Holder, Mountain Pie Irons and Hot Dog Skewers, Bathroom/Shower, Whirlpool Tub in Two Romantic Cabins only, Firewood provided, No Smoking in cabins and No Pets on grounds, No Vehicles allowed in cabin grounds - parking in separate lot and Covered Hand-drawn Wagons provided to move personal effects to cabins - 400-to-900-foot walk...moreless


  • DVD Player
  • Television:

    Available for use on site in community 'Shanty.'...moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    Multitude of quality movies (primarily VCR) for children, youth and adults obtained at local garage sales....moreless


  • Festivals
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Moshannon State Forest directly across from the cabins across the Bennett Branch of Sinnemahoning Creek....moreless

  • Water View:

    The cabins are located 50' off of the bank for the Bennett Branch of Sinnemahoning Creek....moreless

  • Waterfront:

    The cabins are located 50' off of the bank for the Bennett Branch of Sinnemahoning Creek....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Racquetball
  • Rock Climbing
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing


  • Dining
  • Dining Area


  • Broadband Access:

    Located in the Community Shanty and across the grounds.....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    On site in Community 'Shanty'...moreless

  • Heating:

    Electric baseboard heat in all cabins....moreless

  • Internet
  • Linens Provided:

    Bed linens provided only - bed sheets w/ comforters, pillows and pillow cases, kitchen towels and wash cloth...moreless

  • Parking:

    Separate parking lot for all vehicles. No vehicles allowed onto the cabin grounds....moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Parking lot area. Hand drawn covered wagons provided to transport personal belonging from parking area to cabins. No vehicles allowed on cabin grounds - see our website for details....moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Available based on discussion with owner in advance of rental stay....moreless

  • Telephone:

    Telephone provided on site in the Community 'Shanty.' Local call only. Can be used for long distance calls with a calling card. Telephone accessible for hook-up of a laptop for connecting to the internet....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    On site in Community 'Shanty'...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Introduced in November, 2007....moreless

  • Wood Fireplace:

    Each cabin provided with a Vermont Casting woodburner fireplace - use with doors closed or open with provided screen. Firewood provided....moreless


  • Catering Available:

    We have local caters willing to provide this service for family gatherings/reunions, weddings, cabins parties or other functions. Contact the owners of Wapiti Woods for contact information for caterers. ...moreless

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

    Each cabin has a full kitchen including full refrigerator/freezer, stove/oven, microwave, coffeemaker along with all pots, pans, serving dishes and utensils....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Gazebo:

    On site picnic pavilion for group gatherings with its own fire ring. 4 picnic tables can seat up to 24....moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Each cabin (including the community 'Shanty') has a covered attached porch with wood storage for the cabin woodburners along with a wooden swing or glider. Other seating available on some cabin porches. All porches lighted with separately switched standard porch light and rope lights in the eaves of the porch's pitched roof to provide a more subdued atmosphere. Rope lights activated by motion sensor to improve nighttime access to cabins (easily changed to full time power by changing plug location)...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Charcoal grill with utensils...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Jetted Tub:

    Each of our two Romantic two-person cabins (Cabin #1 and #5) have a whirlpool tub seated in front of the cabin's woodburner in the great room style cabin (separate batroom with shower). The tubs will accommodate two people each....moreless



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Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
  • Tax Rate 9%


Pay for for cabin rental(s) at arrival and check in by cash or check. Reservations held and confirmed with a valid credit card. 3% Convenience Fee added to any payment made by CC. CC would be charged for the rental deposit of 1/2 of the reserved time if there is a cancellation inside of our 60 day / 2 month policy. We work with guests in case of emergency cancellations-illness, family death....

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Last updated: 07/15/2016
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45 Miles
Nearest Airport
4 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Benezette Hotel- Benezette, PA
16 Miles
Nearest Golf
Bavarian Hills - St. Marys
25 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Interstate I-80 @ Exit DuBois #101 / Penfield #111
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Big Trout - Weedville, PA
80 Miles
Nearest Ski
Holiday Valley - NY State above Salamanca
20 Miles
Nearest Beach
Parker Dam State Park

In a much to do and enjoy:

- Elk and other Wildlife Viewing (Quehanna Wild Area, Moshannon State Forest, Elk State Forest, Allegheny National Forest and various state parks......);

- Bird Watching (Shaggers Inn, Beaver Run, Clarion River, Little Drummer, George Stevenson Dam.....);

- Antique/Craft Stores (Grant's Pass, Elk Country Store, Ridgway, Hollywood Exchange....);

- Taverns (Big Trout, Benezette Hotel, Medix Inn, Weedville Hotel, Jeeppinn, Gunners.....);

- Wineries Ground Hog Wine Trail!!), the Straub Brewery and Distilleries;

- Historical Sites (Ridgway, Clarion River Rails to Trails, Arroyo, Kinzua Bridge State Park, Lumber Museum, Zippo Factory & Museum.....);

- Floating / Canoeing / Kayaking local rivers (Clarion River, West Branch of the Susquehanna.......Country Squirrel Outfitters, LAzy River Canoe Rental; McCrackin Canoes);

- Hiking & Snowshoeing (Fred Woods Trail, Pine Tree Trail, Elk Trail, Bucktail Trail, Quehanna Trail and cross connectors, Parker Dam State Park, Wykoff Run Wild Area......) and

- scenic drives (Elk Scenic Drive, Bucktail Trail, Wykoff Run Road, Caledonia Pike, SR 120, SR 555 and much more!).

Be sure to visit the Elk Country Visitors Center and the Keystone Elk Country Alliance (and support the effort!).

Visit local train tunnels or bridges - built during the Civil War!

Fish the local waters for trout, bass, catfish, perch and more.

Hunt local woods for elk, deer, bear, turkey, grouse and more.

Bike along the Clarion River/Little Toby Creek Rails to Trails or one of many local back roads.

Visit the Cross or Decker's Chapel.

Stop by local artisan or craft shops - Laughing Dog Mosaics, Donnell's Gift Shop, Nuthatch Studio, Myers Welding and Fabricating, Elk County Council on the Arts, Appalachian Arts Studio w/ the Chainsaw Rendezvous.

Or, plan to visit and attend a local festival or fair - Elk Expo, Ridgway Chainsaw Rendezvous, County Fair in Clearfield, Elk and Jefferson Counties; Tasting in the Wilds; Firemen's Carnivals, St. Leo's Summer Picnic; 4th of July Celebrations and Fireworks, St. Marys Bavarian Festival and more.

Rock climbing or exploring...have it in the area with Devils Den, The Rocks, Bilger's Rocks and more.

Geocaching? Sites galore...

Interested in Old Growth Trees? - Heart's Content, Cook Forest State Park, Quehanna, Hammersly Fork......

A horse or horse and wagon ride? - Classic Keystone Guide and Outfitters; Elk Country Visitor Center.

See local visitor or vacation bureau websites, along with chambers of commerce for more activities, events, festivals and happening in the area - PA Great Outdoors, Clearfield County, Allegheny National Forest, Ridgway/Elk County, St. Marys.........


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2003

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Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Wapiti Woods - A great place for a great get away!!

    Wapiti Woods - A great place for a great get away!!

  • Autumn day on the cabin grounds - nice!

    Autumn day on the cabin grounds - nice!

  • Elk do hang around at Wapiti Woods - REALLY!

    Elk do hang around at Wapiti Woods - REALLY!

  • Lying in wait....

    Lying in wait....

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This listing was first published here in 2003.

Date last modified - Wednesday, August 24, 2016

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