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Bedrooms 2
Space 900 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

2 Bedroom, 1 Bath, Fenced Yard, Front And Rear Decks

Happy Trails has The Location--location--location--if you're into hiking, mountain biking, walking with your dog, visiting the town center, or just enjoying all the surrounding forest has to offer, Happy Trails Cabin with its western-themed ambiance is the place to be. Literally steps (about 20, to be exact) to two main trail heads, just park your car at the cabin, and you're off! Not into hiking? A short half-mile stroll puts you in the center of Idyllwild and its shops, galleries, restaurants, and activities (check out Idyll-a-while Wine Tasting--a favorite hangout--and they even let cowboys in). You'll enjoy a king-sized bed in the master, 4 bunkbeds in the second bedroom, a full bath, living room with cozy fireplace, and a real cook's kitchen. Step outside the french doors to a rear spacious deck, overlooking a completely privacy-fenced yard for your kids and pets. Out front you'll find a second gated deck where you'll relax under even more towering cedars. The adjacent county park is a fabulous place to visit and your stay at Happy Trails includes a free park pass, so you pay no fees to use park amenities. It's a favorite place with locals to walk their dogs or take a bike ride. The huge park meadow is viewable from your kitchen window and offers magnificent views of Idyllwild's iconic Lilly rock. Enter further into the park and you'll find Indian petraglyphs preserved and protected by the park. In winter, the sledding and toboggan runs of the park are an easy walk from your temporary home--no need to drive anywhere. Hit the trail in another direction and you'll arrive at Idyllwild's Nature Center--a fun place for both kids and adults to learn about Idyllwild. Your park pass gives you free admission to the Center plus a discount in their gift shop. When your day of enjoying the outdoors is over, you'll relax in a home that features his and hers leather recliners, bar height seating between kitchen and living room in addition to sit-down kitchen table seating, and a comfortable couch that also makes up into a bed. There's a flat screen TV and DVD player over the fireplace, another in the master and second bedroom, and free WiFi for those who just have to check their email. If you like to cook, we've got you covered -- the beautiful kitchen is completely stocked with small appliances, dishes, utensils, spices, staples, etc.

Happy Trails is owned by a cowboy and his favorite gal, but even if you're a total city-slicker, we aim to make all our guests feel completely at home and comfortable with our warm western decor and hospitality...Here's wishing you all many happy trails!

More Details

Kathy Styles
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 19, 2017

About Kathy Styles

We live on a small horse ranch in Fallbrook and enjoy the company of a dog, a cat, chickens, and horses. Idyllwild is a great, close-by getaway for us and we love to visit our home often.

Kathy Styles purchased this cabin in 2012

Why Kathy Styles chose Idyllwild

We bought our first cabin in Idyllwild in 2003. We added Happy Trails just recently, as a way of offering a different experience to our guests. White Horse Cabin is the horse-lovers' dream. Happy Trails is the hikers' dream. Both great places, just different appeal.

What makes this cabin unique

This home's proximity to trails is unbeatable--no driving necessary. Easy/medium/difficult hikes, all just steps from the deck, and yet a walk to town is only a half-mile stroll. The County Park proximity is fabulous--lots of open space, history, the expertise of the rangers, and the Nature Center close by; the park is utilized almost exclusively by tent campers -- very few motor homes, and the campsites are all out of site of our home; so our neighbors are people who appreciate nature as much as you do.--love that!


Idyllwild Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • You cannot add additional overnight guests without prior consent.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , King bed, flat screen TV, mirrored wardrobe doors/closet
    Bedroom 2 - 4 bunk bed , Sleeps 4 in bunks, flat screen TV, mirrored wardrobe doors
  • Both bedrooms have pine floors, recessed lighting in tongue-and-groove pine ceilings.
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 4 garden chairs
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rock climbing


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average rating of 4.860465 based on 43 reviews

Small but cute. Needs a table outside to sit and have breakfast.

  • 3 of 5

All in all cute. And there are trails right out your front door. The nature center was cute and a nice little hike

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Close to trails and town!

  • 4 of 5

Clean and great location!

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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San Diego, CA

Wonderful little cabin, close to everything!

  • 5 of 5

My dog and I stayed at Happy Trails over Memorial Day weekend and it was perfect. The cabin was comfortable and had everything I needed. My dog loved the back yard and the cabin was literally feet from hiking trails and the park. A walk into town was less than 10 minutes too. The cabin was exactly as advertised and it was a wonderful weekend getaway. Kathy and Robert were very responsive and a pleasure to communicate with. Thanks guys!

  • Submitted: May 29, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Gabriel, CA

Terrific location and comfortable

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I, and our lab, Tilly very much enjoyed our stay. The beds were comfortable, we loved the reclining chairs, but more importantly, there was a small fenced in yard for our dog which was wonderful for us. The home is very close to Hiking trails and to town. Everything was walking distance we didn't have to get in the car one time. We would definitely come back again and highly recommend. Furthermore, Kathy was very communicative, helpful and friendly!

  • Submitted: May 4, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the kind words--so glad you enjoyed your stay; hope to accommodate you in the future, Kathy
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Nice little cabin

  • 5 of 5

Great to have the fenced yard for dogs and trails are so convenient literally right outside the door. Kids loved hiking right by the cabin.

  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great getaway

  • 5 of 5

Perfect location to just be able to hike right out of the place. Very peaceful, restful and wonderful!

  • Submitted: Apr 2, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Palm Springs International
Car: necessary

Idyllwild is a small mountain town know for its art academy and abundant nature-related activities. Lakes Hemet and Fulmor are close by for fishing. Rental horses are available within 15 minutes. Miles of trails for hiking, rock climbing, etc. Town center offers dozens of eateries, galleries, antique shops, grocery stores, a museum, and movie theater.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $60 + Tax
Pet Fee $40 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.0%

Note: ALL RATES ARE DOUBLE OCCUPANCY (2 people); extra people, including children, charged at $15 each per night. All holidays are $185/night double occupancy (2 people -- Extra people, including children, charged at $15/night each). Christmas/New Year's minimum stays vary. Additional fees for pets = $40 for maximum 2 pets. $60 cleaning fee applies to all stays. We accept MC or Visa

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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