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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 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 31, 2018

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 Willow Creek

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:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
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.


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Trinity River Cabin, Willow Creek
average rating of 4.9130435 based on 30 reviews

Relax, unplug and enjoy Trinity River

  • 5 of 5

This cabin may be the best value on VRBO. Short walk to the Trinity, great view from deck and quiet. It's small but comfortable and adequately equipped. No cable TV or Wi-Fi but that was part of the charm. Cell phone (Verizon) worked if one just has to stay "Connected"! Watched a fabulous moonset one night with a shining crescent dropping below the ridgeline. Great swimming holes and I imagine fishing would be nice as well. The road in to the place is very narrow in places, so be careful and take it slow. Deborah was very nice and helpful in answering questions and provided good information.

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great base camp in the forest for spending time with family and friends

  • 4 of 5

We had two families of four staying at the Trinity River Cabin in June 2017. We enjoyed time on the river, checking out the national parks and hikes in the area, and downtime on the porch. We could not have found a better location for everything we wanted to do in both Humboldt and Trinity counties.

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A lovely few days vacation

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed a relaxing and comfortable cabin-by-the-river few days. The cabin is very pleasant and nicely accommodating for indoor and outdoor activities.

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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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: April 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: July 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: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from 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

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $50 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $300
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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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