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TRAILSIDE LODGE: Backs National Forest. Sleeps 14. Pets OK **WINTER SPECIAL**

Bedrooms 3
Space 306 m²
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property


Rent three nights, get the fourth night free. Not valid on holiday weekends or for reservations already booked. Request free night at the time of booking - we need to add the reservation manually. :)

Good for stays January - April 2018.

Duck Creek is a mountain paradise at an elevation of 8500 feet perfectly located between Cedar Breaks National Park, Brian's Head Ski Resort, Bryce National Park and Zions National Park.

Duck Creek Pines is the premier neighborhood within Duck Creek Village due to the tall pines and covenants ensuring that all mountain homes are actually true cabins. You won't see trailers or weird siding on homes detracting from the mountain ambiance.

But that isn't all. Smith and Wesson is the envy of all of Duck Creek Pines with lots four times larger than the rest of the others. Situated on 2.5 acres, Trailside Lodge is the perfect retreat. The quiet of the National Forest insulating the back of the property and stunning views of the cliffs in the distance from the front decks. There isn't a better location from which to launch your mountain getaway.

Reserve now for 50% down and the remainder due 30 days before check in. All stays require two night minimum. Holidays and holiday weekends require 3 - 5 night minimum. Government issued ID required for confirmation of reservation.

We are happy to allow approved pets. We do screen them ahead of time - please let us know about any pets you would like to bring at the time you request booking. We just want to make sure they are well behaved, won't chew things, etc. and that they are not accustomed to being on furniture. Please also give us the age of your pet. No pets under the age of 2 or over 75 pounds will be approved. Thanks for your understanding and for helping us keep our cabin in beautiful condition. Please note that no reservation is final until both the deposit is paid and the pet is approved.

The cabin is one of the few cabins with AIR CONDITIONING and has three levels:

UPSTAIRS: loft and master bedroom and bathroom with king bed and whirlpool tub.

MAIN: Bedroom with two twins, full bath, spacious gourmet kitchen, laundry room, vaulted family room.

DAYLIGHT BASEMENT: Bedroom suite with queen bed, queen pull out couch and full bath, family room with two additional queen pull out couches and inflatable Frontgate queen bed. All pull outs have memory foam mattress - the same ones used at the Ritz Carlton and the Waldorff Astoria. The family room has fussball, air hockey, stand alone video game console and a HUGE TV.

DECK: grill, 6 adirondack chairs, table, more chairs, bird feeders

OUTSIDE: two picnic tables, fire pit and an adorable playhouse complete with mailbox and dutch door.

More Details

John & Jan Thomson
Member since: 2014
Speaks english
Response time
Within 12 hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
20 March, 2018

About John & Jan Thomson

We love the outdoors and spending time together as a family hiking, ATV riding, reading, traveling and playing games.

John & Jan Thomson purchased this cabin in 2014

Why John & Jan Thomson chose Duck Creek Village

Duck Creek has been our paradise for over eight years. We rented cabins for several years and finally purchased one in 2011. We continued to treasure our time in Duck Creek and when the opportunity presented itself to upgrade and purchase the cabin of our dreams in 2014 we jumped on it. We get together regularly with extended family and friends here and have made memories to last lifetimes.

What makes this cabin unique

Trailside Lodge offers the best of everything. Duck Creek Pines beauty. Smith and Wesson privacy. Close to so many national parks and fully equipped with everything you could want. The views from the deck and abundant recreation will make you never want to go inside and the comfort and beauty of the inside will make you never want to go home.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin rental in Duck Creek Village

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 306 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master - toilet , shower enclosure , jacuzzi
    Main Level - toilet , bath with shower
    Basement - toilet , bath with shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Basement Bedroom - 1 large double bed , 1 sofa bed/futon
    Basement Game Room - 2 sofa bed/futon
    Main Level Bedroom - 2 single bed
    Upstairs Master - 1 extra lg. double bed
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • long term rentals available
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rock climbing
  • ski
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming


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TRAILSIDE LODGE: Backs National Forest. Sleeps 14. Pets OK **WINTER SPECIAL**
average rating of 4.9863014 based on 73 reviews

Quick Fall getwaway

  • 5 of 5

Had a great time at the "Trailside Lodge this past weekend. Easy 3.5 hour drive from Las Vegas - spent one day in Zion National Park and one day exploring the sites around Duck Creek Village on an ATV. House was a great and had everything we could possibly need. Wonderful star gazing from the decks around the house.

  • Review Submitted: 29/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We agree! The absence of light pollution makes the stars really jump out! We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and welcome you back anytime!
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What a magnificent, beautiful cabin!

  • 5 of 5

We came up for Christmas with one other family, and it was perfect! Very spacious and the basement was great for the kids to play in! I loved the privacy of it, as neighbors are not too close. One word of caution, if it's snowing, you will need a 4x4 vehicle. The driveway is a steep incline, and the neighborhood streets are not plowed.

We will definitely be back!

Thank you John for your prompt response when I needed some guidance.

  • Review Submitted: 08/01/2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Las Vegas, Nevada

Awesome Cabin...Amazing Getaway !

  • 5 of 5

Our family had such a wonderful time at Trailside Lodge! Jan and Jon were wonderful and answered all of our questions prior to arriving. They made the process so easy. We were amazed when we first entered tht cabin at Trail Side Lodge. The cabin was above and beyond our expectations ! There was something for everyone!! We had a group of 14 and each and everyone had the most amazing time. The cabin was beautiful, clean, well stocked with everyday needs ....we could not have asked for more! The main level was perfect with a large living area, fireplace, kitchen, dining area which accommodated all of our family, a full bath, bedroom with 2 twins, x-box and a large laundry room. The upstairs loft/sitting area overlooked the living area and had an amazing master bedroom with large jacuzzi style tub, and was beautifully decorated. And if you have a large family, kids, teens, fun loving adults...the lower level was perfect! A 75" TV, Air Hockey, Fooseball, Video Games, Corn Hole, a separate bedroom plus the pull out sofas, huge bean bag..and more! This is where everyone hung out most of the if anyone needed a little quiet time, the main level and upper level left plenty of space and time for resting! A fire pit that allowed us to roast marshmallows for s'mores, a gas BBQ and lovely decks to enjoy the fresh air!

The cabin was private yet close to other neighbors...the playhouse was an added benefit for our young ones. There was a great selection of games and movies, so we never had a dull moment. So many trails and nearby attractions for the outdoorsman. We can't say enough positive things about this cabin, ammenities and the owners! We definitely want to return again for a longer stay.

This definitely is a Home Away...from Home!

  • Review Submitted: 29/11/2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Amazing Family Destination

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time and enjoyed all the amenities. Our kids loved the open areas to run around.

  • Review Submitted: 23/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Paco - We are so glad you enjoyed your time at Trailside! Backing onto the national forest is one of our favorite things about our location. We'd love to have you back anytime!
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Missouri City, TX 77459

Fantastic Home in Duck Creek Village, UT!!!

  • 5 of 5

5 adults stayed at the Trailside Lodge for 5 days and loved every minute of it. The views were awesome. The location could not have been better. The lodge was beautifully decorated, very clean, adequately equipped, and super comfortable. Interaction with the owners was very courteous and prompt. We highly recommend this property.

  • Review Submitted: 04/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for staying with us! We are so happy you enjoyed your trip out west and would love to have you back anytime!
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Absolutely beautiful home

  • 5 of 5

This was the most lovely and comfortable home that we have stayed in, and we have had a chance to stay in dozens of homes listed by VRBO. Every detail of the home is well thought out and perfectly appointed. I am so pleased that I chose this home.

This was our first visit to Duck Creek, and we enjoyed exploring the nearby Cascade Falls, and easy access to Bryce. It was too hot to visit Zion , so we'll just have to plan another trip later in the year! We also enjoyed a great meal and dessert at the nearby Pinewoods Lodge.

Thank you so much for sharing your home with us. Cindy

  • Review Submitted: 13/09/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Cindy, We are so happy you enjoyed your stay. We'd love to host you again!
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Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee AU$223
Pet Fee AU$121.06
Damage Deposit AU$637.15

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Please note that as of 3/1/16 VRBO/HomeAway has started charging a fee. That fee goes directly to them and is not something we have any control over.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if cancelled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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