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Bedrooms 1
Space 750 sq ft
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

750 sq ft includes kitchen, living room, bathroom, loft, & spiral staircase

AUTHENTIC LOG CABIN: This cabin in located in Dublin, AR, 6.4 miles East of Scranton (15036 East State Hwy 197, Scranton, AR 72863), and adjoins Dublin Park/City Park, which is 2/10 mile (approx. 300 yards) from the cabin, where there is a boat dock and parking for your truck and trailer. Dublin Park/City Park is on Lake Dardanelle and has excellent fishing, skiing, and tubing.

DRIVING DIRECTIONS: When you get to SCRANTON, go EAST on HWY 197 for 6.4 miles. The address is 15036 E State Hwy 197, Scranton, AR 72863. At the entrance to the cabin (right-hand side of the road), you will see an ARKANSAS RAZORBACK rock sign that says "THE SNOW's". (If you get to Dublin Park, you've gone just a little bit too far. Turn around and go back to the first drive you come to.)

THE CABIN was built in 2004 by Bobby Snow (Owner), and has a wonderful cedar smell. It is 500 sq ft on the main floor and 250 sq ft in the loft. There is a queen size bed and an additional queen size mattress on the floor in the loft, so the loft will sleep 4 people. Two people can sleep on the sleeper sofa. There is also a blow-up double mattress and a blow-up twin mattress that can be used if you would prefer that instead of the sofa. Sheets and pillows are provided. A small balcony is upstairs outside the loft door.

CABIN has a flat-screen television, DISH Satellite, and a DVD player. Floors are made of flagstone. There is a spiral staircase going up to the loft.

KITCHEN is fully equipped with stove, refrigerator, microwave, coffee pot, dishes, pots and pans, dish towels, dishwashing liquid, plastic wrap, aluminum foil, salt and pepper, etc. Please DO NOT pour grease down the drain; you can dump it outside in the trees. No washer, dryer, or dishwasher is available. You are responsible for your food and drinks. If you don't want to cook, there is a great little restaurant about 8 miles away called Porky's. There's also great hamburgers, salads, and daily specials at the 4-Way (gas station) in Scranton. They also have LIVE BAIT for your fishing.

OUTSIDE there is a pavilion that includes a gas grill and a picnic table. A fire pit is next to the pavilion for roasting hot dogs and marshmallows. Front porch includes a cedar rocker swing. Also, there are two hammocks that can be hung between the trees, and one chair hammock that can be hung on the porch.

BATHROOM has a shower (no tub), toilet, bath towels, hand towels, washcloths, hair dryer, etc.

We prefer NO PETS inside our cabin. Other guests may be allergic to animals.


Put all the dirty sheets, towels, etc. in the bathroom.

Clean up the kitchen and put the dishes away.

Take all left-over food with you or feel free to feed the animals.

We will take care of the trash. Please don't put it outside on the porch. Neighbor's dogs will get into it and will spread it all over.

Make sure heat/air is turned off, lights are off, and fans (including ceiling fans) are off.

More Details

Ruth Snow/Bobby Snow
Member since: 2014
Speaks english
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
21 September, 2018

About Ruth Snow/Bobby Snow

Bobby Snow (owner) built the cabin in 2004. He did the majority of the work himself. He even cut the trees for the cabin! He was in the logging business and rock business and has recently retired.

Ruth Snow (wife) couldn't help much in the building process, but she sure had fun decorating it! She worked at POM Incorporated in Russellville for 35 years as their Controller. She retired in 2007 and has learned to live life to the fullest!

We have two great daughters and two wonderful sons-in-law and seven beautiful grandchildren ranging in ages 4-20. We feel like we have been blessed with such a wonderful family, and we have had many good times at the cabin. Needless to say, the grandkids love it, and we have made lots of good memories with them.

Ruth Snow/Bobby Snow purchased this cabin in 2004

Why Ruth Snow/Bobby Snow chose Lake Dardanelle

When you enter the cabin, you smell a cedar aroma that is absolutely wonderful. Every time we open the door, it still smells as good as it did when the cabin was built in 2004. It is so peaceful staying here. I love to lay out on the hammocks and listen to the birds or read a book. I've taken many naps out on my hammock (while Bobby prefers to nap inside the cabin). Bobby enjoys taking his boat out fishing and I like to walk over to Dubin Park and walk around the park, then walk back to the cabin. It's a good little work-out!

What makes this cabin unique

Our cabin is truly an AUTHENTIC log cabin! . Bobby cut all the trees himself and had them squared and sawed into 20 ft lengths. He put glue between each log and screwed them together with 8 inch leg screws. The square upper window in the living room is made of 1/4" lexan which will never break. He had another guy help him with the handling of the logs. He put in all the windows and the kitchen cabinets. We purchased the spiral staircase and had it installed. The best thing about our cabin is the CEDAR SMELL. I can't even describe how good it smells when you walk in.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin rental in Lake Dardanelle

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 750 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible
  • /
  • Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Elevator
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Bathroom includes shower (no tub), toilet, hot water heater, vanity w/mirror, and closet. Towels, washcloths, toilet paper, hand soap, etc, are included. Hair dryer is in the closet.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • The LOFT is approx 250 sq feet and has a queen size bed and an additional queen size mattress on the floor. Sleeps 4 in the LOFT. The COUCH (sleeper sofa) can sleep 2. (Sheets in the cedar chest.) There is a double blow-up mattress that can sleep 2 and a single blow-up mattress that can sleep 1. (They are in the bathroom closet, also has the blower and sheets included.) Pillows and pillowcases are in a tote in the loft.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • limited accessibility
  • churches
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • ski
  • water skiing
  • water tubing


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Bentonville, Ar.

Very nice.

  • 5 of 5

Nice and peaceful setting. Cabin is clean and very well furnished with everything you need. Cedar smell is great. We really enjoyed our stay.

  • Review Submitted: 30/07/2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great cabin

  • 5 of 5

Clean and well equipped

  • Review Submitted: 22/07/2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Very well Kept cabin right on Dublin bay. Everything was very organized and had everything we needed for our stays. The owners where very accommodating to our schedule and very nice to speak too. Awesome place to get away.

  • Review Submitted: 06/06/2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Solitude and a beautiful cabin!

  • 5 of 5

Can't express enough how quaint and homey this place is! If you're looking for a beautiful slice of rustic charm, much recommended

  • Review Submitted: 26/11/2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed our cabin. We are so proud of it. It makes us happy to know that our guests love it too! We hope you can come back again! ..Bobby & Ruth Snow
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Unplug & unwind in a beautiful setting!

  • 5 of 5

This cabin getaway has it all! The cabin is lovely and comfortable in every way! The wildlife passing thru and peaceful quiet of nature make this a perfect place to leave busy lives behind for a few days! We really enjoyed our time there!

  • Review Submitted: 24/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely Cabin

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved our stay at the Snow's cabin! My husband and I stayed there for a relaxing getaway weekend. The cabin was very clean and the cedar cedar smell was amazing. My husband accidentally left his bag and Ruth mailed it back to us the next day! The cabin is stocked with everything we needed and even though it's right next to the park with a boat ramp, it felt very secluded. Lots of trees! I especially enjoyed reading about how the cabin was built by the owners.

  • Review Submitted: 13/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Fort Smith, AR
Nearest Barpub
6.4 Miles
Friendly Tavern, Scranton
Nearest Motorway
Hwy 197
Nearest Restaurant
7 Miles
Porky's or the 4-Way, Scranton


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday cabin around the Lake Dardanelle

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2 night minimum stay

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if cancelled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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