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Member since: 2015
Speaks english

Camp Honey Creek, Located In The Heart Of The Allegheny Mountains

8 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights


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Camp Honey Creek, Located In The Heart Of The Allegheny Mountains

Located in the heart of amish farm country, camp honey creek is within easy driving, hiking or biking distance of some of the best canoeing, kayaking, caving, fly fishing, tubing, antiquing, hunting, and sightseeing that the keystone state has to offer without the crowds and congestion associated with other popular resort areas.

Easy access to route 322 and all points east, west, north and south, the swedish cope cabin at camp honey creek is constructed of hand hewn logs and is just 35 minutes from state college- penn state’s largest university campus. The perfect location for families to enjoy long weekends or vacations, fishing trips or a place to stay while seeing the local sights or taking in a penn state game, camp honey creek will provide quiet seclusion with all the comforts of home.

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  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Owner/Manager (Property Manager)
Member since: 2015
Speaks english

About Owner/Manager

The proprietors have been fishing, camping and hiking the wilds in and around New Lancaster Valley since being introduced to the area in 1982 by two brothers, who had been fishing the local creeks and mountain streams since the 1930's.

The brothers, fine fisherman and story tellers both, are indicative of the local people, full of life, generosity and exuberance. The land alongside beautiful Honey Creek where the cabin was built, was discovered by the proprietors' eldest teenage son. He had the idea to build a cabin so their family could spend more time together in the Valley and mountains they enjoy so much and to be closer extended family and to the trout streams and mountains that he and his younger brother grew up enjoying. And so after a three year search for ground and two years of planning and construction with the assistance and camaraderie of the proprietors' friend and fishing companion, Camp Honey Creek was realized. The brothers who introduced the proprietors to the area continue to fish the mountain streams together and often with their children and grandchildren whenever they visit Camp Honey Creek.

The proprietors hope you enjoy the Camp, local people, wildlife and outdoors activities as much as they do and that you come away with your own stories to tell your grandchildren.

Owner/Manager purchased this cabin in 2012

Why Owner/Manager chose Pennsylvania

This property is uniquely situated alongside Honey Creek, a narrow babbling brook stocked in sections with trout by the State Game Commission. Activities in the area abound. Canoeing, sightseeing, wildlife, birds, streams, lakes, biking, hiking or just relaxing by the stream reading a book. Artists and skilled craftsman are everywhere. There is a friendliness and generosity among the local people seldom witnessed anywhere- a sort of 'Norman Rockwell' meets 'John Muir.' Once you have spent time in New Lancaster Valley and the 7 mountains you may want to return again and again.

What makes this cabin unique

The cabin comfortably sleeps 9 and you can prepare and eat all meals in if you wish; pack lighter because you can wash your clothes easily in the onsite washer and dryer; walk outside along the stream and trees bothered by no one. Trails, streams and wildlife await you such that you could never see it all in one lifetime. There is no cell phone reception at the cabin. No telephone, no television, no cable, no electronic entertainment at all. If you sit still inside the cabin all you can hear is the quiet.

Guestbook comments from the manager

We stayed two times- once to watch Penn State play Army (our niece went to Navy but our son is a sophomore at Penn State); and Rutgers with our son. We waited till the last minute and everything was booked in town so we were lucky to find this awesome place. Although as the owner said it's a good 35 minutes from Happy Valley- the drive was a piece of cake and well worth the extra minutes in the car! Games over we went back to the cabin- no better place to relax- and it's so quiet it's unbelievable. Each morning we walked down by the creek, cooked bacon, eggs, pancakes and corned beef hash. Our son is trying to coax us back in the spring. We already booked be back our second son's freshman dorm move in the fall! And we will certainly book for graduation weekend when our boys graduate! What a find!
Oct 2015
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based on 8 traveller reviews

Camp Honey Creek, Located In The Heart Of The Allegheny Mountains
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews

Absolutely Stunning!

  • 5 of 5

Where to begin! This property is absolutely stunning!!! Pictures do not due justice for how beautiful this cabin is. It truly is a home away from home. The cabin is furnished with so many nice little amenities. The inside is impeccably clean and the craftsmanship amazing. We utilized every aspect of the property - cozy inside furnishings, lovely sundeck, fire pit, walking path to the river and more. We felt like we were at our own private resort!

Can't say enough about the owners either. Very, very gracious on so many levels! Always available for any questions that I had, extremely gracious on accommodations for our hectic schedule and just wonderful to deal with. Thank you, thank you!

Looking forward to returning for another vacation oasis!

  • Review Submitted: May 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Graduation Weekend

  • 5 of 5

I would highly recommend this property. The listing details are very accurate as are the pictures. This is a lovely home which is well-maintained and impecably kept. My family was very comfortable staying here and it made our daughter's graduation that much more enjoyable for all!!

  • Review Submitted: May 20, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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All the comforts in rustic environment

  • 5 of 5

If your out for trout or a family retreat this cabin and property is a gem.

The care of construction detail and workmanship alone will hve you running your hand along the hand hewn log timbers and mortise and tennon joinings .

Treuly a remarkable blend of old worrld techniques with new age amenities .

  • Review Submitted: May 19, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic Place - Great getaway

  • 5 of 5

This property is awesome. It's a special place, clearly built by craftsman with attention to detail. The site is beautiful. The gorgeous stone steps/patio with the fire pit are extremely conducive to great conversation and bonding. You can catch fish in the brook behind the house, or make the short drive through the state park to various locations. If I were building my own home away from home to be in the woods near flyfishing, this would be my model.

  • Review Submitted: May 18, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Log Cabin & Location

  • 5 of 5

Was at the cabin May 2015 to Fly Fish on Penn's Creek. The Log Cabin is a great place for the family and offers all of the needed amenities' both indoors and out. Cabin is located about forty minutes from Penn's Creek and the same for shopping and dining in State College, Pa. Great location to use as base camp to visit the many attractions in Central Pa. Plan to visit again this summer...

  • Review Submitted: May 15, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
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Absolutely beautiful property!

  • 5 of 5

As the owner of O'Neills Irish Flies I stayed at Camp Honey Creek for a gathering of fly fishers in May of 2015. Located in the heart of the Pennsylvania Limestone waters, this lodge is minutes from some of the best Trout fishing in the country. The lodge is breathtaking and I cant wait to return! Anybody looking to fish central Pennsylvania should give Camp Honey Creek a serious look. Book your next stay here, you will be glad you did, that is an Irish Flies guarantee!

  • Review Submitted: May 10, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Mifflin County Airport
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
The Wilderness Lodge
Nearest Golf
35 Miles
Mountain View Country Club
Nearest Train
25 Miles
Amtrack at Lewistown, Pennsylvania
Nearest Motorway
11 Miles
Rt 322
Nearest Restaurant
10 Miles
The Bel-Vue Inn
Nearest Ski
27 Miles
Tussey Mountain
Car: necessary

Located in the heart of Amish farm country in the heart of New Lancaster Valley in the 7 mountains wilderness area of Central Pennsylvania, Camp Honey Creek is within easy driving, hiking or biking distance of some of the best canoeing, kayaking, antiquing, caving, fly fishing, tubing, bird watching, hiking, biking, antiquing, hunting, and sightseeing that the Keystone State has to offer without the crowds and congestion associated with other popular outdoor areas. Some of the best fly fishing in the world is accessible including world famous Penns Creek, just 25 minutes up the mountain near Poe Paddy and Poe Valley State Parks. Honey Creek and its crystal mountain waters is just steps from the cabin and offers brown, brown brook and rainbow trout.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday cabin in Milroy, Pennsylvania

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
High Season
15 Apr 2016 - 30 Nov 2016
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add A$33 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add A$33 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit A$658
Cleaning Fee A$132
Tax Rate 6.0%

Additional Terms and Conditions

1. ACCEPTANCE OF PROPERTY “AS IS”: The Tenant bears the sole risk of renting the Property sight unseen and in not being satisfied with the condition of the Property at the time of check-in. It is highly recommended that the Tenant personally inspect the Property. The tenant has not been promised anything as to the condition of the Property unless stated in this lease. The property is rented "as is".

2. HOLD HARMLESS: Tenant and Tenant’s authorized guests agree to hold harmless and indemnify and covenant not to sue Owner or Owner’s agents and representatives for any injuries inside or outside the cabin resulting to Tenant or Tenant’s authorized guests as a result of any outdoor activities and/or interaction with wildlife, including any injuries from fishing, hunting, or use of stairs, decks, or patio or any injuries resulting from tree or rock climbing, use of camp fires in approved fire ring or Tenant’s use of appliances including any use of propane or charcoal grills.

3. USE: The Tenant shall not allow the Property to be used for any business, professional or unlawful purposes. House trailers and recreational vehicles are not permitted on the Property. There shall be no alterations of the Property and no fixtures. The Tenant affirms that he/she is at least twenty five years of age and minors will not occupy the property unless an adult is present. Unreasonable noise or disturbance by the Tenant may result in immediate eviction.

4. USE OF WOOD STOVE: Use of any wood stove on property is prohibited without the express written consent of the Owner.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin rental in Milroy

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1680 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • City Centre ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Village ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower enclosure
  • Bathrooms are full bathrooms, each with full shower.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed
    Loft - 5 single bed , Open Loft Area with 5 twin beds.
  • Bedroom 2 has private entrance on to front deck for morning coffee.
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • forests
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseshoes
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • swimming
  • water tubing
The cabin has room to spread out and is a two minute walk to the creek. Privacy and quiet- this serene location is an ideal location for all manner of activities or just to relax and unwind for a long weekend. Virtually anything you may want to relax and enjoy when you are away can be found in the mountains and valleys between Camp Honey Creek and State College. Keywords: Fishing, Penn State, Honey Creek, Penns Creek, Poe Valley, Reeds Gap