Charming Wood Cabins Nestled in the Heart of Solana State Forest, Minnesota

McGrath , Minnesota (United States)

Charming Wood Cabins Nestled in the Heart of Solana State Forest, Minnesota

7 units
34 guest capacity
Pets allowed
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Hosted by Michael
  • Verified Host
  • New accommodation


  • Kid-friendly
  • Pets allowed
  • Jacuzzi/Hot Tub
  • Barbecue
The property has six year-round cottages, a log home and a cedar home.

The Tree Lodge is quite spacious and has a larger living room with a wood fireplace and a full length screened-in porch. The kitchen has a two-burner cook top, a refrigerator, a microwave and a toaster oven. There's a full bath on the main floor and upstairs. There is a single bed in the large living room on the first floor. Upstairs has an open room with a single bed and two additional bedrooms with two beds each. A CD player is also available.

The Woodlands cabin is known as the honeymoon suite because it is privately nestled in the woods with a screened-in back porch, well away from the rest of the accommodations. It has extra space, a queen bed, a CD player and room for a pull-out or single bed on the main floor. There is a full bath, an electric off peak storage heater and a freestanding fireplace. The kitchen has a smaller refrigerator, a 2-burner cook top, a microwave, a coffee pot, and a toaster oven.

The Birches is a year round cabin, heated with off-peak electric storage heat and a free-standing fireplace. The kitchen has a smaller refrigerator, a 2 burner cook top, a coffee pot and a toaster oven. There is a full bathroom on the main level and a spiral staircase leads upstairs where there are two beds. A CD player is also available.

The Loft features an open main floor with a free-standing fireplace, a half bath, a small refrigerator, a 2-burner cook top, a microwave, a coffee pot, a toaster oven, a CD player, off-peak electric storage heat, a wraparound screened-in porch, and a spiral staircase that takes you to the loft with two single beds.

The Meadows is a one-room cabin and can accommodate up to two people. It features a half bath, a CD player, a small refrigerator, a 2-burner cook top, a microwave, a coffee pot, electric storage heat, a free-standing wood stove,and a screened in porch.

The Cedar House is the largest of the accommodations. The main floor has three bedrooms, a full bath with a Jacuzzi tub and large open kitchen with standard appliances. The vaulted living room has a futon couch so you have the option of relaxing or sleeping in front of the fireplace. There is a large, open loft area with 3 twin beds. Two of the main floor bedrooms have full size beds. The third bedroom has a lofted bed and a twin size bed. The full basement has a laundry room, a bath with a shower and a garage, which has table tennis available. There is also a CD player for your use.

The Octagon building has a huge vaulted main room with sliding doors to the patio and a large wood fireplace. There is a small meditating room on the main floor along with a kitchen, a cook top, a refrigerator, a full bath, and 1 bedroom. Upstairs there are 3 bedrooms, a full bath, and a large sitting area looking down over the main room. A CD player is also available.


  • Queen-size bed
  • Double bed
  • Electricity
  • Water
  • Wi-Fi/Internet
  • Cell service
  • Heating
  • Air conditioning
  • Linens and pillows
  • Washing machine
  • Hairdryer
  • Parking
  • Fireplace
  • Safe box
  • Fan
  • Dining table
  • Shower
  • Bathtub
  • Toilet
  • Sink
  • Towels
  • Kitchen
  • Cooking basics
  • Fridge
  • Coffeemaker
  • Microwave
  • Private Lounge/Living room
  • Dining room
  • Shared Jacuzzi/Hot tub
  • Sauna/Steam room
  • Fire pit
  • Shared Barbecue
  • Deck/Patio
  • Telephone
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Hammock
The retreat has a main building, a gazebo, a sauna, approximately 6 miles of groomed trails, a rose garden, and a labyrinth.

Guest Services

  • Front desk service
  • Spa

Location + Surroundings

  • Movie theater
Ever wanted to visit the Shire? Well now you can get the next best thing! This glamping site is located in McGrath, Minnesota, nestled in the heart of the Solana State Forest. The Soo Line South Trail is nearby, running along the east side of the property. Hike through the forest or simply zone out in front of the fireplaces with a glass of wine in one hand and a book in another.


  • Winter sports
  • Biking
  • ATV/Quads/4x4
  • Meditation
  • Wildlife watching

The nearby Solana State Forest is great for hiking or just meditating in the quiet and solitude. Banning State Park is nearby as well and provides a setting for kayaking, cross country skiing, snowshoeing, mountain biking, horseback riding, and ATVing. Most of these activities can also be enjoyed in the Shire and the surrounding state forest. The Soo Line Trail is perfect for snowmobiling and ATVing. There are also golf courses nearby for your enjoyment. Bird watching and photography are other favorite activities for visitors in this area. But most importantly, don’t forget to enjoy the quiet sounds of nature and take advantage of this momentary break from reality.

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Accommodation Rules

  • Check-in: 04:00 AM
  • Check-out: 01:00 AM
  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • Pets allowed additional charge
  • No parties
  • Some spaces are shared

Accessibility & Safety

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible bathroom

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 7 days
Moderate: You will receive a full refund if you cancel at least 7 days prior to check-in.

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