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Treehouse River Cabin Camp Nelson

Bedrooms 1
Space 800 sq. ft.
Property type cabin


About the property

Enchanted Forest Cabin Sleeps 4, Full bed in bedroom and sleeper sofa

This is a very cozy one bedroom cabin. Giant fireplace with updated kitchen and bath.

Just walking distance to the Mcguire Giant Sequoia Grove and creek by Belknap Campground and the famous mountain bike Nelson Trail! Walk to the Camp Nelson General store, The Soda Springs as well as the Tavern. This cabin is in the ultimate location. Roomy parking off the street and forest access just behind the cabin.

In the winter months please be prepared to have snow chains or a 4x4.Also bring wood as you can not use wood that is on the property. Check in is 1PM Check out is noon

Thank You,


More Details

Leah Walton
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 16, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had an amazing stay.. Loved that we had no electronics to distract us from the beauty all around us for the past 3 days.. So looking forward to many more stays..
Apr 2016
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Camp Nelson Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Noon / Check-out: Noon
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Brand new bathroom with french iron soaking tub with shower curtain attachment.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • A full size bed, small closet, bedside table with lamp.
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • churches
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rock climbing
  • snowboarding
  • spelunking
Free Mountain Biking services! Will shuttle you back and forth to the trailheads


Very Good! 4.1/5 -
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Treehouse River Cabin Camp Nelson
average rating of 4.0740743 based on 51 reviews

Leah's cabin

  • 4 of 5

Leah's cabin is centrally located in Camp Nelson, near the store, trails, etc. It's ideal for a couple. I personally loved the bath tub...perfect setting with an outdoor private view in gorgeous tub. Bubbles galore. However, my son would have appreciated a full shower version of the tub. The deck is very comfortable. Now, to previous reviewers comments: yes, it is basic. I brought my own kitchen ware that I personally require--knife, cutting board, a pan or two, etc. We were there in August so there was no need for heating. A fan would have been so nice since it was a heat wave, but it was unusually warm.

Leah was quick in responding and her cabin is a great value. I would definitely recommend her cabin for a couple. .... No need to worry about not having a TV. When you're in this part of the country, you're better off without it. You'll feel more refreshed when you return to your world.

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chino, Ca

Small and cute. Very quiet! Loved that.

  • 5 of 5

Saw deer on property. Mosquitos, but you can't help that with all the water we got this winter. Hiked a lot and enjoyed water in fast streams. Beautiful place.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely cabin - no surprises

  • 5 of 5

The Camp Nelson area is a wonderful place to see giant Sequoias and fish in gorgeous mountain rivers and streams. Located near the Belknap Campground one of the most beautiful spots in the area. The cabin was exactly as described clean and comfortable, nice fireplace and deck, all the basics included ie dishes, towels, tp etc. We are experienced cabin renters and bring along personal amenities like our own pillows, scented candles, wine glasses, things that enhance the basics. No complaints. Thank You Leah.

  • Submitted: May 25, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Madison, WI

Quiet cabin in the woods

  • 3 of 5

The cabin is located on a quiet road within a 10 minute's walk to a general store and although it was basic, it served it's purpose for the incredible price. I would recommend bringing your own pots & pans, as the ones on site were pretty beaten up. I would also recommend bringing a dish towel, your own cleaning supplies, and garbage bags as none of those things were available. Since we visited in summer, the portable fan was a bonus as it can get pretty hot there. However, I do have to agree with another visitor that there was a sewage smell our first night and wafted for a while. But for a weekend away, it was a great location to visit all the favorite hotspots in the Sequoias: the Stagg tree (6th largest in the world), the Trail of 100 Giants, and a supercool natural waterslide just 45 minutes away in the Johnsondale area (forest road 22S82). Thank you Leah!

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank You for the feedback! I am stocking the cabin with more pots and pans, plates and new utensils. The plumbing was fixed but what I think is happening is that if guests do not hold the tab while flushing it creates a small delay and small back up. I had a plumber come and recent everything.
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Quaint little cabin in the woods

  • 4 of 5

The moment I drove up the driveway of the cabin, I knew I will have a wonderful time with my wife and our friends. A picturesque cabin. I've been to many cabins and this is one of the best in my opinion. For a city boy like myself, staying at a cabin surrounded by the trees was a dream like experience. I'd definitely come back to this cabin.

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Oakland, CA

Mouse droppings and sewage smell

  • 1 of 5

Initially the place appears a decent. But, I immediately found a partially eaten banana on top the the fridge upon arrival that had obviously been nibbled on by something other than a human. I didn't freak out about it, but then in the drawer below the microwave with the oven mits has lots of mouse dropping in there. The plumbing has some sort of issue, as the sewage smell that other reviewers mention does waft through the cabin, especially back near the bathroom. It's strange because the place has fairly recent upgrades to the bathroom, but it's lacking a deep cleaning. I tried to ignore the smell and droppings, but after a few days, I knew I would not be coming back to this rental or recommending it to others. Get the place in full operating condition before offering it to the public.

  • Submitted: Mar 10, 2016
  • Stayed: February 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Guests lack following the rules. It never fails that when someone breaks the rules and looses their deposit they have to write a bad review... These guests dumped ashes all over the sofa and floor as well as dumping an entire fireplace full of ash and wood right in the driveway where you park. To make matters worse there were cigarette butts thrown over the deck. The is unacceptable!!! This is a pet friendly cabin and I can not put poison or traps out. The bathroom was fixed months ago with no smells or complaints as they were reading past remarks. to create a bad review.
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Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $50
Tax Rate 10.0%

Bring your food, trash bags to remove your trash when leaving.

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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