You can stay cool, calm and relaxed on the Mountain, in beautiful Duck Creek! Or visit our wonderful National Parks - we're close to both Bryce and Zion - or some or the other local wonders, such as Cedar Breaks, Grand Staircase-Escalante NM, or Kodachrome or Coral Pink Sands State Parks. Or make a day-trip to the North Rim of the Grand Canyon, or even to Capitol Reef National Park! No place is more spectacular than SW Utah, and nothing is as relaxing and comfy as Red Pines Lodge cabin - a great place to come back to after a fun day exploring the area. You can cook up fantastic meals in the spacious and very well equipped kitchen – or grill your favorite steak on the grill on the deck. Making s’mores and memories awaits you around the great fire pit (except in mid-winter - the fire pit will be snowed under!). And if you must stay plugged into the world, high speed internet and lots of premium TV is here too. All you will lack at Red Pines cabin is enough time to see all the incredible sites that await you here! Come appreciate Duck Creek - and our glorious National Parks - in the summer or fall! Read on for more details......
This light-filled and airy cabin, Red Pines Lodge, radiates hospitality and comfort, and is the essence of 'roughing it in style'. The cabin is situated in a beautiful forest of tall Ponderosa pines, firs, and aspens, just 1.5 miles from the heart of Duck Creek Village. Outside you’ll appreciate the rustic log construction, and plenty of parking. The enormous wrap-around covered deck features a gas grill, dining for 6, and seating for all to enjoy the cool breezes, glimpses of the Pink Cliffs, or morning coffee while watching the sun rise. In the evening, sit around the backyard firepit on log benches, and make s'mores and memories under the stars.
Inside, you’ll love the striking tongue and groove knotty pine walls throughout the house, as well as the columns and railings made from native aspen. Cathedral windows bathe the Great Room in light. Here you can enjoy a cozy fire in the woodstove that sits on its stone hearth, while you relax with a book, TV, or surround-sound music. Also on the Main Level you’ll find the outsized and well-equipped kitchen with dishwasher, microwave, and a gas range for the gourmet cook; the Dining area with seating for 6-8. There a pretty guest bedroom, the Aspen Room, with a queen bed and private door onto the deck. And a and a full bath rounds out the layout of the main level of the cabin.
On the upper level is the huge Master Suite, with its very large en suite bath including a tiled jetted tub, and a separate shower. Toilet and sink too, of course!
Also on the upper level a beautiful loft area (which makes a great extra bedroom with the inflatable bed) overlooking the Great Room. There's also a desk/work area set up in case you need to use your laptop.
On the lower level is a large and comfy Family Room with tv and lots of seating, and access to the outside patio area. Also on this lower level is the third bedroom (the Buckaroo Room) with two twin beds; a full bath; and the laundry room with washer and dryer.
This cabin can sleep 8 people, using the two queen bedrooms, two twin beds, the queen sofa sleeper in the Great Room. Two additional are possible using a comfortable queen-size inflatable bed that can go anywhere (although we recommend this for children rather than adults). Any occupancy over 8, however, must be approved by the owner prior to rental. Absolutely maximum occupancy is 10, including all children. With three full baths, one on each level of the cabin, there is plenty of access for all. Red Pines Lodge is perfect for a family gathering or a group of friends.
The cabin sits on a level, forested lot, with easy year-round access. National Forest land is only a couple of hundred yards away, and ATV and snowmobile trails are right at hand. Hiking, fishing, biking, skiing, and a myriad of other outdoor activities are all in close proximity as well. Duck Creek and the surrounding area are truly a natural outdoor paradise.
Please note: The cabin has an 8 person maximum, including children and infants, unless approved by owner. A per person charge may apply.
If you are looking for a cabin for a smaller number of people, please ask us about Cedar Hollow, our log cabin in Strawberry Valley that accommodates 4-6 people. The listing number for our snaller cabin is #283539 (on HomeAway).
We do not rent to “house parties” or unruly groups. We welcome those who will respect our cabin, and the natural environment of Cedar Mountain.
Also note: The cabin is in a cabin community called Duck Creek Pines, which is a quiet, more up-scale residential cabin community, Our HOA has rules for activities within the development. Violations can result in fines for the property owner and for you, as vacation rental guests. You violation could affect your occupancy and/or security deposit. When I send you our Rental Agreement at booking, you'll be asked to please read and accept the HOA rules, indicating you understand and will uphold these requirements.
Further Details - And Things to Do: Hiking, bicycling, fishing, hunting, ATV fun, snowmobiling, skiing, and horseback riding are just a few of the activities in the area. Aspen Mirror Lake and Duck Creek Pond, popular fishing spots for all ages, are just outside Duck Creek Village and within minutes of the cabin. Navajo Lake, Cedar Breaks National Monument, Brian Head Ski and Summer Resort, and Lake Panguitch are all a short drive away. The many marvels of Zion National Park and Bryce Canyon National Monument are each less than 45 minutes away. And only a little further away are such amazing spots as The Escalante-Grand Staircase National Monument, the North Rim of the Grand Canyon (about 2 hours to the North Rim Lodge and Bright Angel), and Capital Reef National Park. For antique shopping and theater, visit Cedar City (30 mile drive), renowned for its annual Utah Shakespeare Festival in summer and early fall, held on the lovely campus of Southern Utah University.
Places to Go: Duck Creek Village is 1.5 miles to the west of the cabin. Distances from Duck Creek Village to: Aspen Mirror Lake 1/4 mile; Brian Head 23 miles; Bryce Canyon NP 42 miles; Zion Natl Park 45 miles; Cascade Falls 4 miles; Cedar Breaks NM 15 miles; Cedar City / I-15 29 miles; Escalante-Grand Staircase NM (Cannonville entrance) 57 miles; Highway 89, 8 miles; Kanab 49 miles; Las Vegas 198 miles; Mammoth Cave 5.5 miles; Navajo Lake 7.5 miles; Panguitch Lake 32 miles
Just ask us about things to do and places to see in the area. We enjoy being your 'tour guide', and we keep lots of guide books and information in the cabin for your use. Welcome to Duck Creek, and welcome to Red Pines Lodge!