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10 minutes to Cherry Springs, Dark Skies. Star Gazing Hiking Fishing Skiing

Bedrooms 1
Space 774 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

One Bedroom Knotty Pine Cabin Surrounded by State Forest

One Bedroom- Queen Bed. All Knotty Pine Interior, Full Bath, Living Room, Eat in Kitchen, Fire Pit, Charcoal Grill, Picnic Table, Deck. Come and get away from it all. Television with DVD player and Futon/Bed in living room. Bring your snowmobile or skis in winter. We are directly located on a snowmobile trail and have extra parking for trailers. The Cabin is attached to 250,000 acres of State Forest Land.

Benn Batterson
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 24, 2017

About Benn Batterson

I was born and raised in Potter County. After meeting my wife and graduating from college we moved back to the area. The previous owner of Valley Vista of 35 years is a dear friend. After he decided to move closer to family and milder climates we were offered Dry Cabin.

Benn Batterson purchased this cabin in 2015

Why Benn Batterson chose Pennsylvania

We purchased this property as a Guest House for our retirement home. The privacy and quiet provides a peaceful setting

What makes this cabin unique

Dry Cabin borders 250,000 acres of State Forest and is a ten minute drive from Cherry Springs State Park. We have the peace and quiet you are needing


Galeton Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 774 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Bedroom 1- Queen Bed Living Room- Futon Bed/Couch
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • festivals
  • forests
  • museums
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting


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10 minutes to Cherry Springs, Dark Skies. Star Gazing Hiking Fishing Skiing
average rating of 4.9259257 based on 27 reviews

Very beautiful. Heaven on earth. Potter county "God's country ".

  • 4 of 5

It's very nice. Perfect for vaction getaway. No worries. Would recommend and return any day. Well worth the money.

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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wonderful place to get away and go fishing or hunting.

  • 5 of 5

we stayed here 2 different times. Ben a was a great host. The cabin is cozy and clean. Nice fire pit out back. Very relaxing. we will be back to visit soon. Thanks so much

  • Submitted: May 31, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful little cabin!

  • 5 of 5

The perfect relaxing weekend getaway. Nice and quiet, and a great space for our pup to play!

  • Submitted: May 7, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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Absolutely Loved It! We'll Be Back!

  • 5 of 5

We booked this little cabin last summer for a no-frills anniversary getaway with our dog. It was so much better than we expected. The cabin is teeny-tiny, but it has everything you need for a quiet weekend in the great outdoors. A tiny cabin means more time outside! The owner was very nice, and stopped in just after arrival to check in with us. We didn't see him again for the rest of the stay, so he definitely gave us our privacy. After 5 short days, we felt like we'd completely disconnected & de-stressed from our city/corporate life. On our way home, we were already talking about next time we could come up & how much longer we could stay.

We were miles & miles from cell service, so next time we'll print out some directions to stores/gas/hiking trails. Almost ran out of gas after driving through 40 miles of forest! Note to any future travelers, that Coastal gas station is your best bet...just stop! :)

The only small issue we had was that the yard was a bit overgrown, so there were more bugs than necessary. But we got to work & yanked out much of the overgrowth in about 15 minutes. It's really in the middle of the woods, so overgrowth is to be expected. I think we'll just throw our weed-wacker in the truck for the next trip :)

  • Submitted: Jan 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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God's Country

  • 5 of 5

The cabin was cozy, quite and very clean. The cabin is only ten minutes from Cherry Springs State Park. This is a wonderful place to star gaze and was blessed with two nights of crystal clear skies. The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands. Thank you Benn and family for your hospitality.

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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"A Piece of Heaven"

  • 5 of 5

My husband, myself, and our dog stayed at the cabin recently for a long weekend. The cabin was well stocked and very clean upon arrival. We enjoyed a star gazing event at Cherry Springs Park, but had a great view of the stars from the cabin. We hiked at Lyman Run State Park, which is also close by. Benn had introduced himself and let us know that we did not have to rush to leave the day we were checking out. We plan on returning sometime during one of the upcoming fall seasons. We would love to see this place when all of the leaves are changing colors.

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for staying with us. Come again God Bless Benn and Thankful
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Car: necessary

We are located in North Central Pennsylvania surrounded by the Susquehannock State Forest. We have direct access to snowmobile trails and horseback riding. The Pennsylvania Grand Canyon and hiking trail is 30 minutes away. We are ten minutes from Cherry Springs State Park


Rates & Availability

Galeton Cabin Rental Rates

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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 9.0%

Rates are subject to change until reservations are confirmed.
Three nights stay required for Holiday weekends.
50% Deposit required at booking to hold dates

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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