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Trinity River Cabin, Willow Creek

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Cabin/House, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 6-8)

Trinity River is reknown for swimming, rafting and fishing (steelhead & salmon). Cabin is on quiet country road 5 miles from town which has restaurants, store, clinic, golf course, public tennis court. A gentle trail to the river- just 300 feet, see photo. One of the few rentals ON THE RIVER. Willow Creek is on Hwy 299 one hour east of Arcata, 2 hours west of Redding. Great any time of year, summer, spring and fall are lovely! Families, kayakers, rafters and fishermen enjoy staying here. (Email / call about your dates if Homeaway does not let you book the nights you want - we prefer 5+ nights in summer, but there are gaps sometimes.) Day trips possible to coastal beaches (1 hour) and Redwood National Park (2 hr)

Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 27, 2017

About Deborah

We are a middle aged couple with two children. We work full time and enjoy our vacation home and enjoy sharing it with others. It is a special place to us and has created many happy family memories. We have some families return year after year, so it has become a happy family memories for them as well!

Deborah purchased this house in 1999

Why Deborah chose Trinity River

The Trinity River is a very beautiful natural setting. We bought the property to enjoy the sun, and peace and quiet. We wanted a place right on the river so we can easily swim and relax. And the climate is perfect to grow a summer garden. We love the town of Willow Creek, which has so many activities available, such as the rafting companies that rent boats and provide guided trips. There are no crowds and there is everything you might need, even public tennis courts and golf.

What makes this house unique

Right on the river, just stroll down - one of the few houses with such easy access.

Guestbook comments from the owner

I come from the bay area. 10 things I like here. 1. the sand at the river. 2. The house the stairs 3.the river strong 4. the traril to the river. 5. the redwoods 6. the cards to play 7. the stars in the room. 8. the patio the deck 9. the six river pictures 10. the kettle that screams.

I think this is SO cute!
Jun 2015
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Willow Creek House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • River ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Firewood
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , shower
  • Also, 'After-swim' shower near deck
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom - 2 twin/ single
  • There are two futon/sofas in the living room.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Tennis ...
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Wood Deck
  • 2 beach chairs
  • churches
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
Also 'After-swim' shower. Washer and Dryer. We keep the price low so families can enjoy this unique spot.


Exceptional! 4.9/5 -
(20 traveler reviews)

Trinity River Cabin, Willow Creek
average rating of 4.95 based on 27 reviews

Wonderful Cabin

  • 5 of 5

The cabin was wonderful with ample family space. It was clean and contained all needed amenities. The cabin was located on the bank of the Trinity River which provided a beautiful view. The owner provided excellent customer service. We definitely plan to return to the cabin in the near future.

  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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San Jose, CA

Perfect getaway

  • 5 of 5

My BF and I came here for our first little getaway! It was absolutely beautiful!! The drive to the cabin was a little scary for someone who's never been out there but so worth it! The views were amazing, it was pretty hot however if you leave the windows open at night and close them in the am the whole cabin stays cool. I can't wait to go again. I told my BF that this now has to become a yearly spot for us!!

  • Submitted: Jan 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Francisco, CA

Charming, cozy cabin in perfect location on the Trinity River

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 5 returned for the second time in 4 years. The cabin had all the basics provided, and is situated on a great part of the river for swimming or floating with kids. Gorgeous scenery, mostly private beach, and easy access to provisions, restaurants, etc. in Willow Creek. We'll be back!

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Extremely relaxing

  • 4 of 5

A little nice and quiet home on the trinity river was the perfect escape for my family, there was plenty of room for the 5 of us. Needs a little tlc but not much. We will most definitely be back. Thank You Lea

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Was in Willow Creek to visit family so nice to be close ....enjoyed staying at TRC and being close to the river....quiet, well-equipped kitchen and very comfortable. Many possibilities for river adventures or hiking in the Trinities ......enjoyed my stay!

  • Submitted: May 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Stress reliever

  • 5 of 5

The property is nice and secluded. Listening to the river flow is relaxing and tranquil. If you need time away from stress this is the place.

  • Submitted: May 20, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Eureka/Arcata ACV
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
willow creek
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Big Foot public golf
Nearest Train
100 Miles
Redding, CA
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Willow Creek
Nearest Ski
150 Miles
Nearest Beach
50 Miles
Mad River, and Clam beaches
Car: necessary

From our place you can walk to the of the few in the area! Willow Creek is 45 miles from the coast at Arcata, California. This inland valley was created by the scenic Trinity River. A peaceful town with all the services you might need, the cabin in located just 5 miles away on a quiet back road. Guests have enjoyed hiking, fishing, biking, rafting, golf and all water sports in Willow Creek, and day trips to the coast to see the redwoods, go on charter fishing boats, wonderful ocean beaches etc.

Other Activities: rafting, Several companies provide rafts and guided trips (highly recommended, half day or full day)


Rates & Availability

Willow Creek House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Off Season
Oct 25 2017 - May 15 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning $50 + Tax
Tax Rate 5.0%

5 night min. in summer, 3 nights off season. Always ask, as there can be exceptions, and look at calendar. Gaps in the summer booking can be filled. Thanks!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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