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Status: Open through Sat Oct 31 2015   Season Dates
Site, Loop:Spence Cabin, SPENCE CABIN
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Reservation Window: Sun May 24 2015 – Sun May 22 2016

Check-in: 10:00 am

Departure date:
Check-out: 8:00 pm

Site Details:

  • Site Reserve Type: Site-Specific
  • Site Access: Drive-In
  • Checkin Time: 10:00 am
  • Checkout Time: 8:00 pm
  • Type of Use: Day
  • Min Num of People: 1
  • Max Num of People: 40
  • Min Num of Vehicles: 1
  • Max Num of Vehicles: 11
  • Driveway Grade: Slight
  • Driveway Surface: Gravel
  • Shade: Partial
  • Capacity/Size Rating: Single
  • Num of Rooms: 5
  • Proximity to Water: Riverfront
  • Hot Water: Y
  • Fridge with Freezer: Y
  • Lighting: Electric
  • Porch: Screened
  • Condition Rating: Prime
  • Location Rating: Prime
  • Privacy: Y
  • Site Rating: Prime
  • Toilet: Y
Photo: Spence Cabin, SPENCE CABIN

Know Before You Go


This Cabin is a DAY USE ONLY Facility! NO Overnight camping allowed! The cabin has four small meeting rooms of between 118 and 165 sq. ft. and one larger room of 432 sq.ft.with a gas fireplace. Most of the cabin is wheelchair accessible. There are two bathrooms, one of which is accessible. There is also a warming kitchen which contains a referigerator and microwave oven. There is no cook stove but there are outlets that can be used for warming devices such as slow cookers. The building has no heating or air conditioning but does have ceiling fans in the main room and screened porch, as well as a gas fireplace in the main room. The lighting is consistent with the historic use of the cabin and rather dim.

** Arrival dates earlier than the online-reservation-window may also be available at the facility.
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