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3000SqFt Log Cabin on 3 acres away from it all with all the amenities of home

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 3,000 sq ft
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

3 Bdrms, Loft, 2.5 Bathrms, Large Rec Area in Basement, Mountain Views

The Bigfoot Cabin, an amazing getaway mountain retreat, is an authentic log cabin and all the amenities you could want as you experience the calm of mountain life. It is 3,000 square feet tucked away on 3 acres of pristine land next to the Santa Fe National Forest. From the moment you enter the retreat you will feel the seclusion and quiet you expect from the outside while getting the true log cabin ambiance inside. This includes interior wood beams on the ceiling and walls to the wood burning stove that create the atmosphere of a relaxing evening away from it all.

There are two parking areas, with the lower area supporting a staircase to easily enter the home. Once inside, the cabin enjoys individually controlled thermostats for heat in each room, ample natural light, a full kitchen with dishwasher, a full size washer and dryer, three bedrooms, 2.5 baths, and a loft. A newly remodeled extra large basement allows for a great entertainment area from which kids can play video games or watch movies, while parents can rest assured that it will remain quiet upstairs. The basement boasts 1,200 square feet, a half bathroom, a foosball table, and a ping pong table as well as extra room for sleeping bags on the carpeted floor should the need arise.

The master bedroom has a king size bed while the upstairs bedrooms have a double bed in one and a triple bunkbed in the other. There is also a loft with another single bed along with a pull out single trundle. In all, we have beds to sleep nine and two air mattresses to accommodate two additional adults with ease. For parties greater than 11, please contact us as there is plenty of space for sleeping bags.

The dining room has seating for eight and a living room with seating for five adults surrounding the wood burning stove, which is stocked with pre-chopped wood.

There are two large TVs, a gaming console, and two DVD players for the many movies available at the cabin. There are also numerous books and board games for families. While there is wifi, it can be on the slower side. For those that would like to stay in contact with others, a land line is available as cell service is very limited.

The secluded back patio has recently been completed to allow for outside grilling, a fire pit to stay warm and enjoy s’mores while star gazing and four tables with 16 chairs, allowing everyone to enjoy the crisp fresh pine scented air. The large front wooden deck, which hosts up to eight adults, has beautiful 180 degree views of unspoiled nature to enjoy a morning cup of coffee or an evening sunset on the treetops. In the winter months, enjoy the view of the snow-capped ridge and sledding on the hill in the front of the cabin (small sleds are provided).

As the size of the log cabin is quite large, there is ample room to have larger gatherings, from church groups to scouting events to family reunions. Our family absolutely loves the Bigfoot cabin and want to share the same experience with you and your family

Hiking is limitless, and the cabin is a perfect starting point for walks in the forest or strolls on the access road. The cabin is ten minutes from waterfalls and swimming at Jemez Falls and the East Fork Trail to the south. Fishing and hiking at Las Conchas is 10 minutes away to the north. Within 30 minutes you can visit Bandelier National Monument, the Valles Caldera (cross country skiing and snow shoeing in the winter) or Fenton Lake. Within 35 minutes you can be in downtown Los Alamos in the north, downhill skiing in Pajarito Ski Area or be in downtown Jemez Springs to the south.

The Village of Jemez Springs has great shopping flavored by local artists. There are great restaurants, including a real saloon where you can eat, drink and meet the locals. Also located in Jemez Springs is the famous hot springs and full service day spa where everyone on your trip can be pampered after a long day of enjoying the outdoors.

Enjoy the wonderful cabin with your friends and loved ones in this beautiful mountain setting. Have fun, take in the views, the air, and the peace and quiet.

We are willing to consider all events on our property. Please contact us regarding any specific limitations and fees related to events.

From mid-November through mid-March, please plan to utilize an AWD or 4X4 to get to the cabin. The roads to the property are plowed, but not during an active storm. After plowing, there is the potential for 2-3" packed snow and ice.

More Details

Jason and Leslie
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 21, 2018

Why Jason and Leslie chose Jemez Springs

The view and the beauty of the countryside.

What makes this cabin unique

Close to ABQ but far enough to get away from the city.


Jemez Springs Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 11
  • Min. age of primary renter: 23
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Firewood
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Full 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Full 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , In Basement Rec Area
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 double
    Bedroom 3 - 3 twin/ single , Bunk Bed/Triple bunk in separate room.
    Bedroom 4 - 1 twin/ single , On loft
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • Twin/Trundle Bed: Twin bed is on loft.
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 6 garden chairs
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • forests
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
Events are welcome. Please contact us for specific fees related to events scheduled at our property.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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3000SqFt Log Cabin on 3 acres away from it all with all the amenities of home
average rating of 4.9 based on 80 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Awesome cabin in beautiful Jemez springs. Lots to do. Hike right behind the cabin to the ridge was a lot of fun. Cabin is perfect and every detail was thought of to help make the stay enjoyable and relaxing. Will be going back soon.

  • Submitted: Mar 29, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect Stay!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay!! It was just what we needed. The cabin was perfect for our stay. We hated to come home. Everything was all in working order. The owners were very accommodating to anything we needed. Hoping to stay again sometime!

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing time away!!

  • 5 of 5

Awesome time!!!!

  • Submitted: Mar 11, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
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Was great for all friends and family!

  • 5 of 5

Game room a plus and entertainment for the kids! Lots of room we loved it!

  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
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Beautiful Location!

  • 5 of 5

My husband, myself and our three teenaged boys visited Big Foot Cabin December 30th through January 3rd. The cabin was clean and comfortable. We loved the wood stove and the fire pit on the back patio. My husband and I went for early morning hikes and enjoyed the beautiful scenery. Everything was perfect! Jason and Leslie were wonderful, too! I left a few things behind and they were promptly mailed to me. We had a wonderful experience at Big Foot Cabin!

  • Submitted: Jan 15, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Depending on what your looking for

  • 3 of 5

Would of given 4 maybe 4.5 except it was a waste of my trip. NO FAULT OF OWNERS. I booked this nice secluded cabin in hopes of white wintery fun. Very cold n traces of ice but nothing. Kids very disappointed. As for the home itself, very spacious and accomadating with plenty of board games, Xbox and videos. No tv. Very nice views from backyard and balcony.

Few negatives: Upon arrival, it appeared as if restroom wasnt cleaned. Someone left a nice dirty brown stain on toilet seat and towels smelled dirty. Heating was a bit too good. Either heater or woodstove made it either too hot or too cold, no in between.

Last, well a group of 10 for 4 days can pile up a large amount of trash with nowhere to dispose of except on weds or sat. at a local dump for a fee of at least $30. OR, you can leave all full trash bags somewhere in house so animals dont get to it and pay a fee for cleaning crew to dispose of. Either way having to pile up trash and then pay to dispose of was a bit of a hassle.

But all in all after driving 13 hrs the house and area is nice.

  • Submitted: Dec 21, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
75 Miles
Albuquerque Airport
Nearest Barpub
15 Miles
Villiage of Jemez Springs
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Hwy 4 and Forrest Road #10
Nearest Restaurant
7 Miles
HWY 4 and HWY 126 to Fenton Lake
Car: necessary

All of the areas below have web information.

Hiking within 5 minutes of the Cabin:

Las Conchas:

Jemez Falls (small areas for wading):

East Fork Trail: (small area for wading if you veer off to the Box Canyon)

Hiking within 15 minutes of the Cabin:

Battleship Rock

Spence Hot Springs

Valles Caldera (high recommended for free range exploring)

Hiking within 20 minutes of the Cabin:

San Antonio Hot Springs (Great adventure if you have a 4x4 to get to the staging area)

Fish Hatchery

Fenton Lake – Fishing! You can purchase poles at “Amanda’s” (see below) and get a fishing license there if you need one.


Amanda's is the 15 minutes away for general groceries and bait (if you like to fish)

Smiths is in Los Alamos about 40 minutes away


Los Ojos in Jemez Springs about 20 minutes from the Cabin - Very basic burgers and beer

Stagecoach in Jemez Springs about 20 minutes from the Cabin - country cooking - fried foods

Ridgeback Café - Next to Amanda's about 15 minutes away from the Cabin - sandwiches, salads and burgers




Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 7.0%

The rates are based on 8 guests. Each additional guest is charged an extra $15 per night. Rates are subject to change until rental is confirmed.

There are 3 bedrooms and a loft area, which are organized as follows:
a. 1st floor – King size bed
b. 2nd floor- Double bed
c. 2nd Floor – triple bunk (3 twins)
d. 2nd Floor Loft area – trundle bed (2 twins)
e. There is room in the loft, in the bunk room, and in the living room to put the 2 air mattresses.
f. More than 11 guests, please contact us. There is space for sleeping bags and opportunities to camp on the land.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.