Bird Hollow Primitive Cabin

7804 Upper Back Creek Road
Monterey, VA 24465
Region Shenandoah Valley
Locality Highland
Dates Open: November through April
Cell: (252) 305-2569
Located - Highland County: (540) 499-2026

The primitive "Bird Hollow Cabin" is a one room antique oak log cabin located on 25 acres in a beautiful mountain hollow of mature rhododendrons in western Highland County on Allegheny Mountain.       The 10' x 16' Cabin sits 20' from a pure mountain stream called "Bird Run" which is fed by several springs from the George Washington National Forest that joins the property.    Enjoy the view and sound of the stream while rocking on the front porch, or build a fire and cook on the fire ring beside the stream.  You will be sharing the hollow with creatures such as bear, bobcats, deer, grouse, ravens, woodpeckers and squirrels.

Like tent camping or pop-up camping, this Cabin is a step beyond.   There is no electricity or running water so set yourself back in time over a 100 years with candlelight provided, or bring your own small portable generator.    The Cabin which can accomodate 2 people max, has a double bed,  2 burner Coleman stove, cookware and dishes, a propane heater and a camper style chemically treated porti-potti.  Just bring your own pillows, sleeping bag or blankets and you are all set!

To access the 300 yard road and shallow stream crossing, a 4-wheel drive is recommended during snowy conditions.

Host, Builder, Owner, Ski Instructor and Fishing Guide:  Steve Gwin 252-305-2569 or 540-499-2026 


Last Updated: 11/2/2015 9:38 AM
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