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Josh & Kaisa Schuelke

Member since: 2010
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Speaks: english

Flambeau River State Forest - Wisconsin Wilderness Wonderland

16 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights


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Rustic Cabin, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 6-9)

We are located in the heart of the Flambeau River State Forest. The Flambeau River State Forest offers a variety of recreational opportunities during all seasons for the outdoor enthusiast. This rustic cabin has a functional floor plan with its fully equipped kitchen and split log kitchen table. The living room is anchored by a full-wall, stone, wood burning fireplace and is flush with light filtered through the antique windows.

The three bedrooms are all roughly the same size and are furnished with twin beds & dressers with one having a bunk bed set in it. Bedroom #1 can be converted from a twin to king bed. The cabin can host up to nine people by utilizing the full size sofa sleeper. Each room’s central LP heat vent can be individually controlled. There are no enclosed closets in the bedrooms but rather a suspended, hard closet rod upon which to hang street clothes or heavy, wet hunting/fishing gear so that it dries. The bathroom has a tub/shower combination. The enclosed entryway covers wood for the fireplace and has shelf space for coolers and other equipment. Enjoy your morning coffee on the back deck as you view Long Creek.

Long Creek runs along the backside of the cabin and gives you access to the North Fork Flambeau River. We are also located on Snowmobile/ATV trail #25 next to business #1. So no need to trailer just get up and go.

There is an outdoor dog kennel available to use.

Cabin Includes:


-Local phone - no long distance

-Fully equipped kitchen

-Basic cleaning supplies: dish soap, trash bags, dish sponge etc.

-Outdoor grill

-Wood burning fireplace (wood provided fall & winter)


-Outdoor fire pit (must provide own firewood)

-Lawn chairs (4)

-Patio table & 4 chairs

Don't forget to bring:

-Towels (shower/swimming)

-Charcoal & lighter fluid


-Personal items: shampoo, deodorant etc.

More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Josh & Kaisa Schuelke (Owner)
Member since: 2010
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Josh & Kaisa Schuelke

We love living in the Northwoods and all it has to offer. We are very avid outdoors people who truly enjoy hunting, fishing, kayaking, campfires, and living on the river. We live everyday where most people come to vacation. We have three children that keep us on our toes.

Josh & Kaisa Schuelke purchased this cabin in 2014

Why Josh & Kaisa Schuelke chose Northern Wisconsin

We both grew up in the Northern Wisconsin area. We bought the cabin in 2014 when the former owner offered it to us. We like the location in the heart of the Flambeau River State Forest and close to our home. This cabin has such a unique rustic quality and a great story of how it came to be where it is.

What makes this cabin unique

~HUNTING~ The area has some of the best grouse, woodcock and whitetail habitat in the country. Regardless of what you are after, with 90,000+ acres at your disposal, yours days afield will be filled with adventure.

~FLAMBEAU RIVER & BASS LAKE~ The Flambeau River consists of the N. & S. forks which contain Class I-IV rapids for advanced canoers and kayakers and also have placid stretches for those looking for an easy float. There are campsites located on both forks and shuttle service is available at Big Bear Recreational Rentals located next door. Bass Lake, located deep in the forest off Tower Rd. (get directions from the Forest Office) is a non-motorized wilderness lake awaiting your fishing or floating enjoyment. There is parking and a groomed trail to the lake to carry in your gear. Pack a picnic lunch and eat near the launch at the base of a large hemlock grove.

~CHIPPEWA FLOWAGE, CONNORS LAKE AND LAKE OF THE PINES~ The nearest launch for the 'Big Chip' as it is know, is just north of Hwy 70 on Cty Rd. CC north of New Post, WI. This flowage, known for record muskies, is largely undeveloped and loaded with numerous islands so bring a map. Pack lunch and pull up on any of the 140 islands for your own private break in the fishing action. Connors Lake is known for walleye and has great sand beach & playground which is within walking distance of the boat launch which is great for children. More developed than Lake of the Pines, it's crystal clear. Lake of the Pines, known for good pan fishing, also has a beach (at the campground) and a launch.

~Hunting/Fishing~ licenses can be purchased at The Flambeau River Office, across the street from the cabin. Bait can be purchased in Winter or Phillips.

~ATV's/SNOWMOBILING/ SKIING~ The cabin is located on trail #25 next to business #1. The forest contains mile and miles of trails for all types of activities with maps for each available at the Forest Office, across the street from the cabin.


based on 16 traveler reviews

Flambeau River State Forest - Wisconsin Wilderness Wonderland
average rating of 4.75 based on 16 reviews

Outstanding cabin

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time enjoying the north woods! The cabin was perfect with a nice location to UTV/ATV trails and having the restaurant in walking distance was very convenient. Thank you for the outstanding accommodation!

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great simple and rustic cabin in a beautiful area!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay in this rustic cabin! Our boys were in awe when they walked in, both saying "whoaaa!" when they saw the inside. The wildlife display is a good example of the history of the cabin. The stone fireplace is beautiful and the accommodations very comfortable. The cabin has a very good feel to it, we all felt relaxed and at peace while we were there.

The view is lovely and it was incredibly peaceful. I very much enjoyed coffee on the back deck in the morning.

We loved going over to Red's, everyone was very friendly and the food was great. We also rented a kayak for a day, which was very convenient and fun, they were very accommodating and made this very easy. We loved looking for the elk and hiking at Little Falls Slough Gundy was one of our favorites.

We can't wait to go back to this cabin! Thank you Josh and Kaisa for sharing this cabin. Amy, Juston, Henry, Harry and Topper

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rustic Northwoods cabin!

  • 4 of 5

It was a fun vintage cabin in the Northwoods. Everything worked and it had the amenities we expected. It was ready early so we were able to arrive sooner than 4pm. The cabin was filled with mounts so there was a lot of conversation pieces. It was raining so we were unable to canoe. Overall fun weekend!

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Comfortable and Roomy for a family

  • 4 of 5

Family Trip to visit my Uncle who lives in the area. My 18-22 Y.O. Kids pointed out how terrible cell service, text, and phone internet where, a plus to me. The cabin was very roomy and comfortable for the $ spent vs other area options. However, it is a guys hunting/ fishing cabin basicly.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A rustic retreat; close to tons of activities!

  • 4 of 5

The cabin was as described and the whole process so easy!

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful northwoods cabin located in the heart of the Flambeau River State Forest

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I have been staying here for years. Located within walking distance of one of two restaurants, river access and the DNR office, we have all we need after a day on the river. The accommodations are clean and well maintained. Complete with full kitchen, three bedrooms, full bath, and living room with a large fireplace, perfect for those cold rainy days. The owners are very welcoming and eager to to make your stay a memorable one. This has been a perfect fit for our grouse hunts, Muskie fishing, or kayak trips down the river. Great people

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Connor's Lake Recreation Area Beach
Car: necessary

We are located in the heart of the Flambeau River State Forest. The Flambeau River State Forest is a 90,147 acre unit of the Wisconsin state park system. The North and South Forks of the Flambeau River join within the park, providing over 75 miles of mostly undeveloped river. Fishing, hiking, mountain biking, birding, and 38 miles of signed ATV trails. 22 miles of cross country skiing- 14 miles groomed; 8 miles ungroomed.

Big Bear Recreational Rentals is located next door to the cabin.

Renting: Pontoons, Fishing Boats, Canoes, Kayaks, and providing shuttle services.


Rates & Availability

Winter Cabin Rental Rates

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2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $25

Weekly Rates are based on 4 guests, 5 to 9 guests the rate will be $650.00.

Nightly Rates are based on 1-4 guest, additional guest $10.00/night per guest.

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Winter Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone ...
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
  • tub/shower combo
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , dresser/desk
    Bedroom 1 - 2 twin/ single , dresser/desk/ceiling fan. Beds can be converted to make king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed , dresser
  • The living room sofa also folds into a full size bed. Bedroom #1 the beds can be converted to make a king bed.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing

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