Stunning Cabin with Uninterrupted Views of Chapman Lake near Durango, Colorado

Durango, Colorado (United States)

Stunning Cabin with Uninterrupted Views of Chapman Lake near Durango, Colorado

1 unit
6 guest capacity
Shared Bathroom
No pets allowed

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  • Private Barbecue
This stunning cabin, on the edge of San Juan National Forest, is minutes away from downtown Durango and boasts incredible views of Chapman Lake. With space for six glampers, it is ideal for a summer vacation of fishing, hiking, and biking or a winter getaway with some great ski areas nearby.

The rental has two cozy bedrooms, one with a king-size bed, and the second with a queen-size bed, as well as two full bathrooms. There is also a full-size sofa bed in the living room. The living room has plush furniture and a wood-burning stone fireplace, perfect for an evening in with a good book, or relaxing with friends and family. The kitchen is fully equipped with all the cookware and utensils a chef could need, and guests can enjoy a meal together at the dining table with room enough for six people.

Outside, the large deck offers incredible views of the surrounding countryside, as well as Chapman Lake, and it is furnished with rocking chairs, so guests can enjoy relaxing out here with a coffee in the morning or a cool beer after a busy day of activities. There is also a grill out here, so glampers can cook up a mouthwatering steak or perhaps perfectly grill a freshly caught fish.


  • 1 King-size bed
  • 1 Queen-size bed
  • 1 Sofa bed
  • Linens and pillows
  • Electricity
  • Running water
  • Hot water
  • Wi-Fi/Internet
  • Cell service
  • Firewood
  • Heating
  • Air conditioning
  • Safe box
  • Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Bathtub
  • Toilet
  • Sink
  • Towels
  • Private Kitchen
  • Cooking basics
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Breakfast bar
  • Washing machine
  • Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Dining table
  • Private Barbecue
  • Deck/Patio
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Telephone
This beautiful cabin has all the amenities glampers could need to be sure of a comfortable stay. The kitchen is fully equipped with utensils and cookware, such as an oven and stove, a fridge/freezer, a microwave, and a dishwasher. The rental has both a washer and a dryer, and all bath towels, bedding, and linens are provided. The furnished deck has a grill for cookouts. Other amenities include Wi-Fi and a wood-burning fireplace in the living room.

Location + Surroundings

  • National Park
  • Forest
  • Lake
  • Mountain
  • River, stream or creek
Local services
  • Supermarket
  • Town/City
    distance: 5 miles
  • Clubs/Nightclubs/Bars
  • Museums
  • Shopping
Set on the edge of San Juan National Forest, Colorado, with views overlooking the beautiful Chapman Lake, and just 40 minutes to the larger Electra Lake, this idyllic rental is perfect for an outdoor getaway. The rental is only a 10-minute drive from downtown Durango, which is a small and attractive town with all the amenities that guests could need with bars, restaurants, and all of the shops and stores glampers could want to explore. Lake Nighthorse is also less than 30 minutes away, Mesa Verde National Park is about an hour away, and the Canyons of the Ancients National Monument is about 90 minutes drive from the rental. During the winter, there is the Purgatory Resort with its various ski routes.

The nearest domestic airport is Durango-La Plata County Airport, 15 miles outside of Durango, and the nearest international airport is the Albuquerque International Sunport, which is about 220 miles away in neighboring New Mexico.


  • Hiking
  • Horseback riding
  • Swimming
  • Boating/Sailing
  • Fishing
  • Wildlife watching
  • Jeep tours
  • Biking
  • Stand-up paddleboarding
  • Winter sports
  • Water sports
  • Kayaking/Canoeing
  • Climbing
  • ATV/Quads/4x4

The area has an abundance of outdoor adventures for guests to embark on. During the summer months, the nearby rivers and lakes offer lots of opportunities for water sports such as rafting, tubing, canoeing, and kayaking. The lakes and rivers also offer some great fishing areas. The vast national park gives guests numerous choices of routes for hiking and biking, as well as horseback riding while exploring these beautiful areas. There are some activities for the more adventurous glampers as well. Companies that offer zip lining and high ropes experiences are nearby. For any adventure lovers, there are 4WD, ATV, and offroad tours. During the winter months, guests can head out on snowmobiles instead and enjoy the snow-covered forests and nearby mountains. Guests can also go skiing or snowboarding at the Purgatory Resort, which is ideally located for a day trip.

Accommodation Rules

  • Check-in: Flexible
  • Check-out: Flexible
  • No Pets allowed
  • No smoking

Cancellation policy

24-hour free cancellation
Thirty: Cancellation is free up to 24 hours after your booking is confirmed and at least 30 days before check-in.

Additional Information

Pets are not allowed.

During the winter months, guests are advised to drive 4WD vehicles.

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