Rustic Off-Grid Cabin Getaway near Wayne National Forest, Ohio

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Rustic Off-Grid Cabin Getaway near Wayne National Forest, Ohio

4.5 19 Reviews

"This little cabin is an idyllic getaway! It was everything I wanted. The space was flexible enough for me to practice yoga, dance around, play the tr…"

Darcy, guest in Jan. 14, 2021.
  • Entire accommodation to yourself

    Enjoy having the accommodation to yourself; with all facilities for exclusive and private use

  • Hopewell Culture National Historical Park National Park

    This accommodation is located 48 miles78 kilometers from a National park

  • Free cancellation if cancelled at least 7 days before check-in

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Entire Cabin
Pets allowed
Hopewell Culture National Historical Park (48 miles) (78 kilometers)

Cabin • 2 guests • Private Bathroom

This rustic off-grid cabin, perched on a verdant bluff, is surrounded by magical woodlands in Athens, Ohio, near the Wayne National Forest. A quarter-mile walk through the forest will lead guests to the cabin, where they’ll experience a true outdoor getaway with the comfort of a bed to come home to after exploring the area. The cabin rental accommodates two glampers on the comfy double bed, while a small child can be accommodated on the sofa. Linens are kindly provided.

With no electricity, this off-the-grid getaway will certainly be an adventure. In the kitchenette, guests will find a propane two-burner, a fridge, and cooking utensils to prepare meals, which can be shared in the living area. There is a toilet and sink available inside, and an outdoor solar shower for a unique experience,

Spending time on the deck, which overlooks the natural beauty Ohio has to offer, is a great place to enjoy a morning cup of coffee or an evening glass of wine. There are plenty of winding trails throughout the surrounding 20 acres of woodland for guests to enjoy hiking.

This off-the-grid cabin rental sprawled on 20 acres of private land offers linen and towels for a comfortable stay. Completely off-grid, this cabin has 12-volt electricity, limited cell service, and an outhouse is available as the bathroom facilities. Cold water is available from the rain barrels, as well five gallons of drinking water. The "bag shower" outdoors is a refreshing way to rinse off, and the wood stove will keep guests warm throughout the chilly months.

1 bed

  • 1 Double bed

Features and services

  • Heating
  • Shower
  • Linens and pillows
  • Fire pit
  • Deck/Patio
  • Garden
  • Toilet
  • Towels
  • Sink
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4.5 - 19 Reviews

Accommodation rules

  • Check-in: From 03:00 PM
  • Check out: 01:00 PM
  • No Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • Pets allowed
  • No smoking
  • No parties
  • No events
Please note that it is approximately a quarter-mile walk to the cabin. Guests cannot reach the cabin by car. There are limited cell service and electricity. Guests are asked to pack lightly and bring along extra batteries, a flashlight, and warm clothes during the winter. Firearms are prohibited on the premises. The cabin is pet-friendly.

14807 East Scatter Ridge Road, Athens Ohio
: Directions: PRINT THIS OUT,
From Athens: take US 50 East toward Belpre.>go left on SR 690, 2miles (OR)
From Parkersburg: take US 50 west toward Athens.> go right on SR 690, 2miles (top of the hill).> go left on CR-20 East Scatter Ridge. (follow double yellow line)> PaPa cabin parking spot is two miles on left. Follow pink tape ribbons down lane 1/4 mile to PaPa Cabin.
Arriving in the light would be helpful. Bring a flashlight (not your phone).

Don’t rely on your GPS, you will get lost. We are on EAST Scatter Ridge.
You will find your cell service is very spotty, so don’t count on it. “Print out these directions.”

Be kind to the environment and take care of the surroundings.

Cancellation policy: Moderate

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Free cancellation until .

After that, cancel before and get a 50% refund (minus service fee).

If you cancel before check in day get a 50% refund (minus service fee).

It is at the discretion of each individual host as to whether or not the booking can be rescheduled to another available date. Should you cancel at any time, you will not receive a refund.


Location and surroundings

Athens, Ohio (United States of America)

Detailed location provided after booking

  • Hopewell Culture National Historical Park (48 miles) (78 kilometers)
  • Forest
  • River, stream or creek


  • Hiking
  • Water sports
  • Biking
  • kayak Kayaking/Canoeing
  • surf-board Stand-up paddleboarding
  • Climbing
  • Fishing
  • Boating/Sailing
  • Wildlife watching
  • Golfing

Athens, Ohio, is the ideal destination to escape the fast pace of the city. With serene natural beauty, state parks, pristine bodies of water, and a buzzing university atmosphere, glampers will not be disappointed. A plethora of outdoor recreation is on offer and guests will have plenty to choose from, such as canoeing and kayaking at the Strouds Run State Park, Lake Hope, or Burr Oak Lake, while hiking is also available at Hocking Hills State Park. Guests will love taking a train ride with the Hocking Valley Scenic Railway, or shopping, dining, and exploring the surrounding towns. Athens County offers something for everyone, whether guests are interested in hiking, rock climbing, fishing, or simply relaxing.