Cabin Camping

Lake Metroparks is pleased to provide the opportunity to experience cabin camping at two locations in Madison, Ohio. The Strong Cabin is located in Hogback Ridge Park and the Resource Center is located on Palisades Road in Madison near Hidden Valley Park. Both cabins are available for reservation on a nightly or weekly basis year-round, with a two-night minimum up to one-week maximum stay. You cannot start a rental on a weekend if there is another rental ending that weekend and you cannot end a rental on a weekend if there is another rental starting that weekend.

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Resource Center

Resource Center

The Resource Center cabin is adjacent to the picturesque 152-acre Hidden Valley Park. Campers will enjoy a 0.5-mile hiking trail with scenic views of Hidden Valley and the Grand River Valley, a two-acre fishing pond/wetland and a great campfire area. The cabin is located a short walk from the Hidden Valley Park North entrance and a short drive to the Hidden Valley Park South entrance.

The cabin offers:
• A ranch-style cabin with covered front porch in a semi-secluded area.
• Two bedrooms, each with two sets of bunk beds.
• A living room with wood-burning fireplace and sofas.
• A kitchen with stove and oven, refrigerator, sink, microwave, and dining room with table and chairs. Minimal cooking equipment. Place settings for eight.
• A bathroom with toilet, sink, and shower over tub.
• Heat by forced-air furnace.
• One window air conditioning unit.
• Hiking trails and wetland/pond for fishing within walking distance.
• Hogback Ridge Park and Hidden Valley Park within five-minute drive.
• Picnic tables, grills and fire ring.
• Bottled drinking water.
• Television with cable.
• Campers bring their own linens and towels.

Cabin Fees for Lake County Residents:
• $100 refundable deposit
• $95 rental fee per night week night (Monday-Friday)
• $105 rental fee per night weekend (Saturday & Sunday)
• $575 rental fee per week (seven nights)
• Two-night minimum up to one-week maximum stay

Cabin Fees for Out of County customers:
• $100 refundable deposit
• $125 rental fee per night week night (Monday-Friday)
• $140 rental fee per night weekend (Saturday & Sunday)
• $765 rental fee per week (seven nights)
• Two-night minimum up to one-week maximum stay
Column #1 Description Time Range Date Range Price (Res./Non-res.) Column #6 Column #7
Unavailable Resource Center 3:00 pm -11:00 am 05/02/2024 -05/04/2024 $125.00/$125.00 Item Details
Strong Cabin

Strong Cabin

Enjoy beautiful panoramic views of the Grand River from this rustic cabin located in Hogback Ridge Park. This park is situated along the Grand River corridor and is named for its most prominent natural feature: a high narrow ridge of land bounded on two sides by steep valleys. This type of ridge is named for its resemblance to the bony spine of a hog. The hogback at this park is bordered on the north by the Grand River and on the south by Mill Creek. This section of the Grand has been designated a Wild River by the State of Ohio.

The cabin offers:
• A private, rustic setting with beautiful panoramic views of the Grand River.
• Two bedrooms, each with two sets of bunk beds.
• A living room with wood-burning fireplace and a futon.
• A kitchen with stove and oven, refrigerator, sink, microwave, table and chairs and wood-burning stove for heat. Minimal cooking equipment. Place settings for eight.
• A bathroom with toilet and sink, but no bathing facilities.
• One window air conditioning unit.
• Hiking trails and access to the Grand River and Mill Creek at Hogback Ridge Park within walking distance.
• Pond for fishing for cabin guests only.
• Picnic tables, grills and fire ring.
• Bottled drinking water.
• Campers bring their own linens and towels.

Cabin Fees for Lake County Residents:
• $100 refundable deposit
• $95 rental fee per night week night (Monday-Friday)
• $105 rental fee per night weekend (Saturday & Sunday)
• $575 rental fee per week (seven nights)
• Two-night minimum up to one-week maximum stay

Cabin Fees for Out of County customers:
• $100 refundable deposit
• $125 rental fee per night week night (Monday-Friday)
• $140 rental fee per night weekend (Saturday & Sunday)
• $765 rental fee per week (seven nights)
• Two-night minimum up to one-week maximum stay
Column #1 Description Time Range Date Range Price (Res./Non-res.) Column #6 Column #7
Unavailable Strong Cabin 3:00 pm -11:00 am 05/02/2024 -05/04/2024 $125.00/$125.00 Item Details