Rustic River Cabins

Private Hot Tubs | Pet Friendly | Kitchens

Come for the mountains…stay for the hospitality.

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Charming Cabins close to Estes Park.

Rustic River Cabins are tucked away in the Big Thompson Canyon just four miles from the center of Estes Park, Colorado, on the Big Thompson River (See Map). We are close enough to Estes Park to enjoy all that the city and the Rocky Mountain National Park have to offer – yet far enough from town to skip the crowds.

We offer seven all-season, pet-friendly cabins on 16 acres. The cabins sleep between 2 and 6 people. Built in the mid-1940s, the cabins have a rustic charm that make you feel like part of the Rockies. We wow you with charming décor, sparkling clean showers and bathrooms, and well-stocked kitchens.

You’ll love how our cabins bring the outside in while still maintaining a modern feel, including flat screen TVs with satellite, free Wi-Fi, and microwave ovens. Five of our seven cabins offer a private hot tub, and we offer a large community hot tub for guests staying in a cabin without a private hot tub.

Why choose Rustic River Cabins

Plan your stay at Rustic River Cabins to enjoy the following and more!



Pet Friendly*

Minutes From Downtown Estes Park


Free Wi-Fi

Hot Tubs*

Fully-equipped Kitchens

Rustic River Cabins

Minutes from Estes park. Pet-Friendly Cabins with Private Hot Tubs & Kitchens.

Cabin 1 - "Lady of the River"

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Cabin 2 - "Bears paw"

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Cabin 3 - "Milky Way"

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Cabin 4 - "Delectable Mountains"

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Cabin 5 - "Indian Trails"

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Cabin 6 - "Snowball Strip"

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Cabin 8 - "Endless Stars"

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“We loved our stay here! Such a cozy little cabin, well heated with lots of natural light. The kitchenette is stocked with all the basic wares you need to make a meal, with a well stocked grocery store nearby. The private hot tub with our unit was amazing after a long day hiking RMNP! We can’t wait to come back next year for another mountain getaway.”

Jennifer S.

5-Star Google Review 7/2021

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Gregory GilmoreGregory Gilmore
21:51 15 Mar 22
My wife, my daughter and I spent 2 nights here. The cabins are well appointed and have been maintained very well. The owner, James, was very accommodating. Our teevee went out and he went above and beyond to fix it for us. It is, of course, a short drive to Estes Park. We highly recommend these cabins!
Colin ErskineColin Erskine
17:12 22 Jan 22
I was able to rent a cabin out a few days before Christmas which surprised me. It was a cute little cabin and we loved that it was only 5 minutes into Estes Park. We were able to bring our dog and the hot tub was pretty amazing at night. I would definitely recommend this if you don't want to pay the incredibly high prices in Estes you can be a quick drive just outside the city.
Jessica Lopez-MartinJessica Lopez-Martin
23:56 19 Nov 21
My husband and I stayed here for part of our honeymoon and were so comfortable with our stay! The cabins are adorable, and perfect sized for two people. It included everything we needed such as cups, plates and cooking. The hot tub and fireplace made for such a comfortable night, even in cold temps. Best part of the stay was the amazing hospitality! The owners really went out of his way to make sure we were comfortable and had everything we needed. Already can’t wait to come back!
carli grubbscarli grubbs
00:35 15 Nov 21
We stayed for 2 nights and I wish we could have been longer! The cabin was warm, cozy, and very updated! There’s a fireplace and your own jacuzzi per cabin outside so you can stargaze. Our shower had been re-tiled the day of our arrival and it looked great! It’s located about 7 minutes from downtown Estes but it’s located on a wooded, windy road by a river. I’ll definitely stay here again! Thanks for the wonderful hospitality!
norma virruetanorma virrueta
00:46 12 Sep 20
😍🥰James and Jennie

About Rustic River Cabins

Visit our Rates and Reservations page, Policies and Procedures  page, and FAQ page to learn more.

How to make a reservation?

Our reservation system is in real time. If you see a cabin available in the reservation system, it is ready for you to reserve. Once you reserve your cabin, it is pulled out of the reservation system so we never experience double booking.

We hope the reservation process is easy and simple to use, but we are happy to answer any questions you may have, just give us a call at 970-586-8493 if you need assistance.

What time is check-in and check-out?

Check-in is at 3:00 p.m.
Check-out is at 10:00 a.m.

What is your pet policy?

$35 per pet, per cabin (Friendly, well-behaved pets welcome). Dogs must be on a leash at all times and never left unattended outside.

If you are moving cabins within your stay, you must pay the pet fee for the additional cabin. See below for additional information.

What is your cancelation policy?

If you cancel for any reason whatsoever, you will not receive your one-night NON-REFUNDABLE deposit back. For cancellations with shorter than a 30 days’ notice, you will be responsible for any nights that the cabin cannot be re-rented.

No email cancellations are accepted. You MUST call to cancel your reservation. Email in the mountains is not reliable.

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